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Health workers take off their protective suits after finishing disinfecting areas at the Pita hospital on Aug. 25, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Several US Colleges Screening Students From West Africa For Ebola

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

08/29/2014

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College Presidents Call For Stricter Gun Laws

More than 160 college and university presidents from across the country have signed an open letter calling for stricter gun laws.

WAOK-AM–12/19/2012

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Study: One-Third Of Colleges, Universities In ‘Real Financial Trouble’

Nearly one-third of colleges and universities are in “real financial trouble,” according to a new study.

07/24/2012

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State Colleges Are Hiring

ATLANTA (AP) — While the rest of state government eliminated 10,000 jobs during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia added more than 5,000 employees. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports some schools increased staff by […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2012

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Colleges Bring Dogs On Campus To Help Students With Stress During Finals

Just down the hall from the reference desk at Emory University’s law library in a room housing antique legal texts is Stanley the golden retriever puppy, barking his head off.

05/12/2012

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Georgia Considers Barring Illegal Immigrants From Colleges

A legislative committee chairman said Tuesday he’s gotten about a thousand emails and a thousand phone calls on a bill to bar illegal immigrants from attending Georgia’s state colleges, universities and technical schools and wants more time to consider differing viewpoints before allowing any vote.

02/01/2012

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