Education

September 20, 2017 - 7:07 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The men's basketball team at Pacific has been punished by the NCAA for academic and recruiting violations under former coach Ron Verlin. The NCAA said Wednesday that Verlin failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance when he violated academic misconduct and recruiting...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno (all times local PDT): 1:40 p.m. Scientists at Nevada earthquake lab are declaring success after testing new bridge designs they created to better...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno (all times local PDT): 1:40 p.m. Scientists at Nevada earthquake lab are declaring success after testing new bridge designs they created to better...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. The engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. The engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file phot, Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant (2) throws a pass against Auburn during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Not every school can be like No. 2 Clemson, which is going for a second straight national championship despite replacing two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson at quarterback. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt, File)
September 20, 2017 - 12:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Not every school can be like No. 2 Clemson, which is going for a second straight national championship despite replacing two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson at quarterback. Across the Atlantic Coast Conference, schools are struggling with new QBs — some freshmen or...
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September 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teacher found an empty bookshelf when she returned to her classroom, which had served as a shelter for Hurricane Irma evacuees. Martha Hereford-Cothron tells the Tampa Bay Times her heart sank when she saw 80 books and a few board games were gone from her classroom at...
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September 20, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A professor who tweeted about teaching "future dead cops" at a college of criminal justice says he'll continue to speak out despite being placed on leave. Michael Isaacson tells the Daily News ( http://nydn.us/2xw9yLv ) that he refuses to remain silent amid a "coordinated campaign"...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges after one of their teammates alleged they duct-taped his hands and feet and attempted to sodomize him with an object before dumping him half-naked in an off-campus park. The DuPage County State'...
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