College & University

After Daughters’ Deaths, Moms Urge Parents to Consider Meningitis B Vaccine

In 2013, Emily Stillman, then a 19-year-old student at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, called home complaining about a headache. By the next day, she was dead.<p>When the hospital called to say Emily was in a coma, her brain swollen from bacterial meningitis, her mother didn't believe it, because she …

Public Health

Beware the temporary academic contract, it's not always as it seems

I leapt at the chance to take on a full-time temporary role. Until my place at the bottom of the hierarchy was revealed<p>When I received the phone call from the chair of the English department offering me a job at my local college in the US, I was beyond elated. I remember him saying, “Now, this is a …

Higher Education

Michigan football roster is now the subject of a public-records squabble

The Wolverines are more secretive than most.<p>The Michigan Wolverines haven’t released a roster for the 2017 football season. That’s unusual. Every other team in the country (or pretty close to it) has put out at least a fall camp roster, but Michigan hasn’t offered an official roster update since …

Freedom of Information

Colleges brace for more violence amid rash of hate on campus

BOSTON (AP) — Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats.<p>The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and posted a defiant Facebook message …

Racism

Observations from Thursday’s Florida State football practice

It was just another typical sunny day in Tallahassee with temperatures reaching 95 degrees and a heat index of 107 near the beginning of practice. …

Florida State Seminoles

This kicker had a 53-yard field goal for a ‘chance to earn a scholarship’ and drilled it

Good thing he didn’t miss.<p>During a practice this week, Bowling Green coach Mike Jinks had a proposition for walk-on kicker Jake Suder: Drill a 53-yard field goal, and get a scholarship.<p>Suder nailed it. That video is awesome, featuring the kick going through the uprights and Suder’s teammates then …

Sports

Ranked: These UK universities have produced the most millionaires

We all know the old adage about education being an end in itself - but it would be nice if the £9,000-a-year fees could produce a decent return on …

UK Universities

Chris Simms again talks about receiving $100 handshakes at Texas

Nov 5, 2016; Lubbock, TX, USA; A University of Texas Longhorns helmet sits on the bench during the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Jones …

College Football

Bowden suggests Fisher could replace Saban as 'sheriff in town'

Kelvin Kuo / USA TODAY Sports<p>The upcoming battle between Florida State and Alabama on Sept. 2 is undoubtedly the most high-powered matchup of opening …

Sports

The Oldest Kids in the Class May Get an Edge in College Admissions

There are advantages to being the one of the oldest kids in kindergarten—better performance later in school and, perhaps, higher odds of graduating from a top-tier college, according to new research.<p>“It does seem to be the case that the effects persist into at least young adulthood, and manifest in …

Business

6 reasons to go to college in a city where you don't know anyone

Going away to college is scary for anyone, but going to college far from home in a city where you don’t know anyone is downright <i>terrifying</i>. But it …

Ohio University to allow beer sales at football games | Miami Herald

Ohio University will allow beer sales during football games starting this season.<p>The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2v6TfQy ) school …

Business

Here’s how to recoup the cost of a college degree in 2.6 years or less

Earning a college degree can be expensive. The average cost of one year at a public university for in-state students is more than $20,000, College …

Higher Education

2019 LB Lolani Langi Ready For Big Fall, Talks Early Offers, Vanderbilt, Utah and UCLA Interest

The state of Utah has a deep and impressive senior class, but there are also several underclassmen that have garnered their share of attention …

Miami Is Halfway to Becoming a Team That Deserves the Old Miami's Hype

Let’s start with this: Miami is not “back” yet. It seems anytime there is optimism about the Canes, folks are too quick to jump the gun. As I’ve said …

College Football

FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher explains how karate helps linemen

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher spoke following Thursday’s practice and offered some updated.<p>The head coach confirmed redshirt freshman …

Florida State Seminoles

Thursday Recruitin' Goes To The Source

Chris Hinton Slides Into Your DMs<p>ESPN released their initial Junior 300 for the 2019 class, and they're a major outlier for Michigan's top commit, …

Michigan Wolverines

How do you replace a legend? Clemson's about to try

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The first practice of preseason camp had just wrapped, and Kelly Bryant stood with his back to the wall of Clemson's mammoth indoor …

College Football

End of rape case revitalizes disgraced Baylor coach’s career: lawyer

Art Briles may have dug himself a deep grave, but one of college football’s biggest villains is eyeing a return from the dead.<p>The disgraced former …

Cupcake Connoisseurs: CFB Teams with Absurdly Easy Nonconference Schedules

Playing one of the weakest nonconference schedules in the country did not keep Washington from reaching the 2016 College Football Playoff. Can the Huskies waltz through cupcake city en route to the national semifinals for a second straight year?<p>The Huskies are one of eight teams facing a laughably …

College Football

What an eligible Mitchell Robinson would mean for Kansas | Tale of the Tait

According to a Wednesday night report from The New Orleans Times-Picayune, 7-foot McDonald’s All-American Mitchell Robinson did in fact visit the …

College Basketball

The Brexit talks aren’t just about power, they’re about legitimacy – and the UK urgently needs a vision for the future

<i>Coverage of the Brexit negotiations often focuses on the relative bargaining power of the UK and the EU as they seek to reach a new agreement</i> …

UK Universities

More states are allowing guns on college campuses

A community college instructor in Texas recently started off the academic year by wearing a bulletproof vest and army helmet to class. He did this to …

Higher Education

How to turn Britain’s universities into comprehensives

A more localised system with less academic selection might be better and cheaper<p>Is it worth it? That’s the question many young people starting university this autumn have to grapple with in a way previous generations haven’t. Young people now graduate with an average debt of more than £50,000, …

Higher Education

Head Coach Brian Kelly Says Fundraising Ruined Notre Dame's Season

<b>Notre Dame</b> head football coach <b>Brian Kelly</b> said in an interview with Bleacher Report’s Matt Hayes that in-season fundraising was one reason why the …

Notre Dame

Georgia DT Thompson back with team after difficult offseason

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Trenton Thompson clung to memories of his greatest game – three sacks and MVP honors in Georgia’s Liberty Bowl win over Texas …

Basketball

Sorrow and Scrutiny After a Teenager’s Death at Football Practice

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. — It was the first official day of football season at Sachem High School East here, but the field remained empty and silent. The overcast sky bore down on the green grounds; dreary weather on a dreadful day. If not for the accident, Joshua Mileto’s team would have been holding …

Sports

Can South Florida win the American Athletic championship and run the table?

Change is constant in the American Athletic Conference.<p>Many of its teams often are rumored as expansion candidates for other leagues. Its coaches rarely stay long, aside from Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo, who has been in Annapolis for nine seasons. The conference’s other 11 coaches enter this season with …

College Football

Success With Hyperlinking is Starting Autumn a Month Early

Football season is still two weeks away for Penn State, but the fall sports season kicks off today with the women’s soccer team taking on BYU at …

Penn State Nittany Lions

Duke Is in Full One-and-Done Mode … and Its Plan After Coach K Is Now Unclear

One of the most polarizing leaders in American history made headlines recently, the nature of which is so significant that historians may one day …

College Basketball