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Lawmakers in Nevada, looking for alternatives to making cuts to state services, have dipped in to several accounts that were deemed unused funds. Nevada, like other states is experiencing a severe budget shortfall, so twice this year, officials have raided the Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund for money to keep the state afloat.
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Are you interested in the business end of farming? Are you interested in making a lucrative career out of growing crops and feeding the nation? Then you might be interested in the new online degree completion option being offered at Colorado State University -- agricultural business. What's more, they are hosting an event to discuss… | Read More
High school students in Wisconsin and Minnesota may be qualified for a special kind of scholarship being offered by a Bloomington based insurance company.�� High school seniors whose parents were injured, or died on the job while working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers could be eligible for new college scholarships of up to $5,000.
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It's no secret that we're in the middle of a financial crisis right now. College applications are up, but funding is down, and many schools are scrambling to figure out a way to pick up the slack. In an amazing turn of events, Vanderbilt University will be resting a little bit easier in the coming… | Read More
Working student and distance learning conglomerate Drexel University is taking a giant leap forward in the coming month, with the unveiling of a new Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento. Promising to "revolutionize the way higher education can be delivered," the center is set to boast $1 million in cutting edge audiovisual/e-learning technology.
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The world is an amazing place, with new species being discovered at practically every turn. Researchers at Purdue have recently come into posession of several newly-unearthed species of bats and turtles from Mexico, Africa, and Central and South America, but have decided to pass the naming savings onto the public. (Perhaps even you!) Why? This… | Read More
The pressure to obtain a higher level degree is more prevalent than ever. Schools all over the country are scrambling to find ways to deal with the high demand, and in Washington State college system officials have decided to deal with the problem by beefing up their community and trade schools with brand-new baccalaureate options.
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