December 28, 2018 - 5:54 pm
A Kansas teen will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor's degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral, 16, will attend both commencement ceremonies in May. He will become the only student to successfully pursue a four-year...
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Government class students Alejandra Corral, left, and Braxton Moral work on calculating the estimated cost of living expenses as part of a talk about students who graduate high school making on average more money than non-graduates, at Ulysses High School in Ulysses, Kan., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (Sandra J. Milburn/The Hutchinson News via AP)
December 28, 2018 - 1:05 pm
ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor's degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both commencement ceremonies in May, becoming the only student to successfully...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano, and Amelia, a three year old cow, right, walk on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Montalbano, brought towering dairy cow to join his commencement photo shoot. Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's Foremost Dairy Research Center. (Liv Paggiarino/Missourian via AP)
December 14, 2018 - 5:53 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot. The Columbia Missourian reports that senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano brought the 3-year-old cow, named Amelia, to campus on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. Complaints and lawsuits lodged against for-profit colleges are unfolding as DeVos engineers a seismic shift in the regulatory landscape that stands to benefit the multibillion-dollar industry. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 24, 2018 - 4:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit against Ashford University describes an admissions office with a cutthroat sales culture more akin to a used-car lot than a place of higher learning, peddling "false promises and faulty information" to lure students eligible for federal financial aid. Sound familiar? The...
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June 03, 2018 - 11:14 am
Power Players of the Week: Highlights from college commencement speeches around the country. Watch the latest video at
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May 20, 2018 - 9:09 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence celebrated the largest graduating class in its history this week. The Lawrence Journal-World reports 234 students graduated Friday. They represented more than 130 tribes and 40 states. It was the third straight year that Haskell...
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May 16, 2017 - 8:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Graduation ceremonies for Wichita Heights High School were interrupted Tuesday evening after a bomb threat was called into Koch Arena on the campus of Wichita State University. The school said in a statement, that Sedgwick County 911 received the threat late Tuesday afternoon...
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May 15, 2017 - 7:33 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former NBA player Drew Gooden has graduated from the University of Kansas, 14 years after leaving early to play professional basketball. The Kansas City Star reports the 35-year-old graduated Sunday after completing his bachelor's degree in communication studies. The forward...
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