Student enrollment at the nation’s 105 historically black colleges and universities has become increasingly diverse, while the institutions continue to face challenges in graduation rates, fundraising and other areas, according to an inaugural report by a professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. "In many places where these data show HBCUs ...
Cathy Raymond, of Oklahoma City, displays the Powerball Lottery tickets she purchased in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 17, 2013. Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize.(AP Photo/Sue ...
PHILADELPHIA (AFP) - (AFP) - If walls could talk, Philadelphia would be abuzz with the stories ringing out from its murals. The historic colonial city is home to the nation's biggest public art project, and is redefining its urban fabric one mural at a time. Duration: ...
HILLSVILLE, Pa. - State police say a western Pennsylvania man injured in a shooting stemming from a domestic dispute has died of his injuries. Troopers from the New Castle barracks said 50-year-old Joseph Lupo died early Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. Lupo had earlier been reported killed in the Sunday night gunfire in a home in Mahoning Township, about 50 miles ...
Minnesota appears poised to legalize gay marriage, as the Democratic speaker of the state House said Tuesday that a gay marriage bill endorsed by the governor and likely to pass in the state Senate also now has enough backing in his ...
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In Jeff Nicholss Take Shelter, Michael Shannon gives the performance of the year as Curtis, a blue-collar Midwestern family man whose increasingly intense nightmares about an approaching storm begin to haunt his waking hours and compel him to construct and stock an elaborate stor ... ...
Former Philadelphia Police Officer Richard DeCoatsworth was invited to sit next to the First Lady in 2009. On Saturday he was arrested for allegedly holding two women captive inside his ...
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Tennis star Billie Jean King talks about her passion for people, the joys of giving back and equal opportunity. She contributed to the renovation of ...
Police say a 22-year-old man was on a dirt bike when a gunman inside a car drove by and opened fire, striking the man in the chest. Sources tell NBC10's Nefertiti Jaquez the man was shot near a prom party. He was taken to the hospital where he later ...
– Saturday nights Powerball drawing for $600 million will be the largest in the game’s history, and the second-largest lottery jackpot of all-time. This comes a day after two tickets, one sold in New Jersey, hit the $190 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot ...
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister M.M. Pallam Raju would be on a five-day visit to Washington DC, Philadelphia and Boston beginning on May 13 for dialogue on higher education.
"This a continuation of India-US higher education dialogue which was initiated in 2009 after the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's visit to the US during the same year, " Pallam Raju told the media here today.
This visit is the follow up of the Obama-Singh initiative taken on higher education. The focus of the visit would be on strengthening and enhancing higher education initiatives- 8 projects have been identified under this initiative. Strategic dialogue on higher education would take place. The visit will also cover school education and skill development sector.
Pallam Raju also discussed 'Connect to India' programme where US students will be coming and joining higher research institutes in India. The visit will also focus on exchange of faculty and development of faculty.
The Government has also initiated a scheme through University Grants Commission (UGC) to sponsor Indian researchers at the Post-Doctoral level and the first batch of 126 Indian scholars is ready to go to the US Institutions for post-doctoral research. ...
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