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Historic WW I Shipwreck Survey Underway | MarineLink.com

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Historic WW I Shipwreck Survey Underway | MarineLink.com

Teams from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), on Sunday, August 30, began a survey of the historic wreck of Diamond Shoal Lightship No. 71, the only American lightship to be sunk by enemy action during World War I.

A 2nd Chance to Study Law After a ‘Raw Deal’ | The New York Times

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A 2nd Chance to Study Law After a ‘Raw Deal’ | The New York Times

Bennett L. Gershman, a professor at Pace Law School, is a big believer in second chances. So when he read a news article from April about David Powers, a man who had been kicked out of another law school after it learned the full details of his drug past, he thought, this man should come to Pace.

Grade Point: Are we nearing the end of college tuition pricing as we know it? | The Washington Post

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Grade Point: Are we nearing the end of college tuition pricing as we know it? | The Washington Post

If you’re a parent who recently paid a tuition bill for a college student this fall, you know full well that tuition bills are about as transparent as the pricing of airline tickets.

Why Students With Smallest Debts Have the Larger Problem | The New York Times

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Why Students With Smallest Debts Have the Larger Problem | The New York Times

Politicians who complain about college costs frequently cite two numbers: one trillion and seven million. Student borrowers owe more than $1 trillion, and seven million borrowers are in default, according to the latest Department of Education data.

Doing Better: NC universities’ focus on sustainability is paying off | The News & Observer

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Doing Better: NC universities’ focus on sustainability is paying off | The News & Observer

With colleges and universities across our state back in full swing for the fall semester, environmental sustainability is high on their priority lists – and that’s good for their bottom lines and for our planet.

Tar Heel: Reynolds relishes role as first female dean of Wake Forest’s law school | The News & Observer

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Tar Heel: Reynolds relishes role as first female dean of Wake Forest’s law school | The News & Observer

As a young law professor, Suzanne Reynolds was drawn to the field of family law because of the gender disparities she saw written into the state’s laws – antiquated notions she would work to change in a long career as a prominent expert in the field.