Education

Kentucky WAVE Initiative

 The West Kentucky Alliance For a Vibrant Economy (WAVE) is hosting a training course for aspiring entrepreneurs.

UT Martin Sees Increased Enrollment, Retention Rates

Aug 24, 2017
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The University of Tennessee at Martin Chancellor is celebrating record breaking retention rates and increased enrollment.

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Illinois' legislative leaders are set to continue negotiations on a possible solution to the state's school funding impasse.

Abstaining from sexual activity is a surefire way to prevent pregnancy and avoid sexually transmitted diseases. But programs advocating abstinence often fail to prevent young people from having sex, researchers write in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Such programs, sometimes referred to as "abstinence only until marriage" programs, typically advocate monogamous, heterosexual marriage as the only appropriate context for sexual intercourse and as the only certain way to avoid unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

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House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled a scheduled Illinois House session that was to vote on Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding bill.

Murray State University

A former NASA educator and Murray State University alum says a tragic space shuttle disaster in the 1980s emboldened her to help a young generation develop a passion for science.

Courtesy of Hopkinsville Community College

Three candidates in the Hopkinsville Community College presidential search are visiting campus next week for interviews.

UT Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin has launched a new strategic planning process to guide the university through 2023.

When Anna Neuman was applying to college, there weren't a lot of people around to help her. Students from her high school in Maryland rarely went on to competitive colleges, the school counselor worked at several schools and was hard to pin down for meetings and neither of her parents had been through the application process before.

The only thing her parents told her was that she would have to pay for it herself.

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The Illinois House speaker says the chamber will take a vote next week on overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding plan.

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