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Black colleges struggling, but still relevant, say supporters

...and universities in the country and enroll 11 percent of black U.S. college students, according to a 2013 University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education report.Even in a post-Civil Rights Movement society, supporters say HBCUs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-20/black-colleges-struggling
Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

...third correctly named all three, according to the national survey by The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.South Carolina's initiative is part of a national effort by the Arizona-based Joe Foss Institute. Suber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/ex-governors-urge-citizenship
Georgia Regents University students analyze rap album, hip-hop

...delved into Lamar, Georgetown University professor Michael Dyson has taught classes on rappers Nas and Jay-Z. University of Pennsylvania has offered courses on the life and work of rapper Shakur, and other colleges across the country have had general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-28/georgia-regents-universit
Ripe for reform

...has, the writing is on the wall and probably a lot of the senior people have to go," Todd Henshaw of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business told Stars and Stripes. "(McDonald is) going to need some people coming in from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
Arbitrator rules that Saints' Jimmy Graham is a tight end

...were set this year at $7 million for tight ends and $12.3 million for receivers.Burbank, who is also a University of Pennsylvania law professor, found that Graham could fulfill the standard duties of a tight end when he was lined up in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/arbitrator-rules-saints-jimmy
Hall of Fame basketball coach, beloved broadcaster Jack Ramsay dies at 89

...becoming captain of the basketball team there for his senior season. He earned a doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949, explaining the "Dr. Jack" moniker by which most players and fans knew him.Ramsay's biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-28/hall-fame-basketball-coach-be
Planning ahead will keep your new puppy safe

...stimulated by things that move, said Dr. Carlo Siracusa, the director of the Penn Vet Behavior Service at the University of Pennsylvania."Many times we think that we should protect our home from a new puppy," he said, because the puppy could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/planning-ahead-will-keep-your-new-p
Crossword creator marks 100th birthday with puzzle

...something new. It was an innovation."Gordon was born in Phila del phia on Jan. 11, 1914. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she raised three children before working as an artist and traveling around the world. She began creating puzzles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/crossword-creator-marks-100th-birth
Doctor makes stage-door visits on Broadway

...actor, "but I think everybody did at some point," he said with a laugh.) He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and was in private practice in Sacramento, Calif.He made a comfortable life for himself but grew tired of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-23/doctor-makes-stage-door-visi
The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

...of the Arts in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He also studied liberal arts at the University of Pennsylvania and filmmaking at New York University.In the book Bo Bartlett, Heartland, Columbus Museum director Tom Butler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-03/artside-morris-gala-o