Higher Education

Being a medical student or resident is hard enough, but what if you have a disability that adds to the challenge?

Kent State University

Kent State University’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a 10-year, $1 billion campus transformation plan, the first since 1996.

Columbus State Community College

Twenty-year-old Carter Makiewicz spent a year studying theater at the University of Toledo before he decided to move back to his hometown of Dayton and choose a different path.

When Dustin Gordon's high school invited juniors and seniors to meet with recruiters from colleges and universities, a handful of students showed up.

A few were serious about the prospect of continuing their educations, he said, "But I think some of them went just to get out of class."

In his sparsely settled community in the agricultural countryside of southern Iowa, "there's just no motivation for people to go" to college, says Gordon, who's now a senior at the University of Iowa.

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Republican state lawmakers are hoping to help send a particular group of at-risk kids to college – those whose parents are addicted to opioids and other drugs. They'd do it with a program that they hope to create with legislation being introduced soon.

Students gather around a laptop computer in an Ohio State University classroom.
Ohio State University

International students make up 23 percent of the enrollment in Ohio graduate programs, but new data shows, nationally, that number took a hit last year and is trickling down to Ohio schools.

University of Akron

The University of Akron has announced a new initiative called “Five-Star Fridays,” eliminating nearly all Friday classes starting this fall.

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Trying to change Obama-era rules, the Trump administration is one step closer to making it more difficult for students to have loan debt wiped clean in cases involving fraud by universities.

The chief executives of 59 private colleges and seven public universities took home more than $1 million in total compensation in 2015, according to an analysis released this week by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

FirstEnergy utility workes repair a electric line damaged by a tree limb.
FirstEnergy / Facebook

FirstEnergy is offering to pay tuition and fees for some students to attend Stark State College, if they’re interested in working with electricity – outdoors.