Dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

RICHMOND, Va. - A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked and retracted...
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Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...Mexico at age 13 - but has started speaking it again more recently to reconnect with his culture."Since I am getting a university education, my English language is becoming more academic, something I don't have at all in Spanish," he said...
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North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

...and Conrad Chapman. They plan to climb one day after graduating May 10.The four became friends three years ago in a university mountaineering class. For a big graduation trip, they had been thinking about Mount Sanford in the Wrangell Mountains...
Double standard on running from police

...excessive tactics."Others said courts have split on exactly what reasonable suspicion entails. Donald M. Jones, a University of Miami law professor and Baltimore native, said Gray's act of simply running away may not have been enough...
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6 charged with trying to join Islamic State

...Syria to fight with militants in the past year, and at least one has died.Al-Shabab gunmen carried out an attack on a university in Kenya on April 2 that left 148 people dead, most of them university students.The Minnesota men charged on Monday...
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University of Alaska president retirement date extended

ANCHORAGE ? a University of Alaska president Pat Gamble is extending his resignation date for a few months so that candidates for his position can be properly...
Vehicles of Sudanese refugees vandalized

...about them."Police took a report on the incident, which was classified as vandalism, Shell said.Debbie Bock, a University of Alaska Anchorage Spanish instructor, said the men targeted by vandalism are part of a community of about 50 refugees...
Alaska Editorial: Jury duty legislation ill-conceived

...status. How is the absence of a teacher from the classroom, for instance, more consequential than the absence of a university professor? For that matter, is a manager or business president to be given greater consideration because that person...
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...They knew that a strong university is vital to the health of our state. They knew that for the people of Alaska, a university was a measure of self-determination, a way to help shape our own destiny and educate the next generations of Alaskans...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...hoping that's it's going to be something that people like over the next 30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named...


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