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DU chancellor Rebecca Chopp to retire due to medical issues

The University of Denver chancellor of nearly five years will step down on July 14 due to medical issues, according to a letter sent to alumni and students Friday. Rebecca Chopp, who joined DU as chancellor in September 2014, said she made the decisio...

By | 2019-04-19T20:05:09+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Education|

Sneak peek: Inside UMd.’s new computer science center named for an Oculus VR co-founder

After a five-year journey kick-started by a $31 million donation from Oculus VR Inc. co-founder Brendan Iribe, University of Maryland’s newest facility is just a week away from its official opening. The Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and E...

By | 2019-04-19T18:44:34+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Education|

Top of the List: Most highly educated Central Ohio ZIP codes

Where do your most educated Central Ohio neighbors live? American City Business Journals research answers that question with information collected from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey, including the most current estimates of ed...

By | 2019-04-19T16:05:56+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Education|

High school moving to Frontenac with $5M renovation

Miriam Academy, a private high school with 55 students, has announced it will move operations from Town & Country to Frontenac after the city of Frontenac approved a conditional use permit for the new space. The school will move to the former B’nai El...

By | 2019-04-19T16:05:05+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Education|

Fleischmann to be feted as rare non-alumnus of law school

A former dean at the University at Buffalo School of Law gave Ilene Fleischmann a piece of advice she’s never forgotten. “Change is the only constant,” Jacob Hyman told her. It was advice he had received from legendary attorney John Lord O’Brian. “Th...

By | 2019-04-18T18:14:15+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Education|

Ohio State’s new international partnership connects Columbus to the ‘Silicon Valley of India’

"These are the kinds of things that need to be included in the innovation district and are aligned with the principles of the innovation district," said Steven Ringel, executive director or OSU's Institute for Materials Research.

By | 2019-04-18T14:35:22+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Education|

Report: Williamson County Schools superintendent top finalist for Atlanta position

Nashville may not be the only Middle Tennessee community with a new public schools superintendent in the coming months. Mike Looney, leader of Williamson County Schools, has been named the sole finalist to lead Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, The At...

By | 2019-04-17T17:21:02+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Education|

This program aims to stimulate interest in engineering career

Getting an early start is important in careers like engineering — and Jones High School in Orlando has a program that works to address that. After all, metro Orlando has more than 17,000 engineering and architecture jobs, paying an average annual wage...

By | 2019-04-15T21:29:00+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Education|