COLLEGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COLLEGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp">Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:33:24.366-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Sen. Marco Rubio doesn’t have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill as they announced legislation to curb the scourge of sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The proposed Campus Safety and Accountability Act addresses the nonreporting, underreporting and noncompliance with the previously passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:33:24 MDT Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241161-79/profit-bill-veterans-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241161-79/profit-bill-veterans-schools.html.csp">Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T09:13:01.624-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. A report to be released Wednesday from the office of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the 2012-2013 school ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582411612014-07-30T09:13:01.624-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T09:13:01.624-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241161@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:13:01 MDT NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp">NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows, according to a Tuesday filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Crit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368052014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236805@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:18:55 MDT Northwestern coach: Union push unified team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234720-77/fitzgerald-football-conference-northwestern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234720-77/fitzgerald-football-conference-northwestern.html.csp">Northwestern coach: Union push unified team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW SELIGMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:02.644-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits the push for them to unionize. Fitzgerald said he’s “proud of the maturity” his players displayed the past few months. As the Big Ten opened its annual two-day media event on Monday, some big story lines hung over the college landscape. A four-team playoff system to determine a national champion is being implemented and the conference would...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582347202014-07-28T23:25:02.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T23:25:02.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234720@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:02 MDT College football: Weber State hires director of operations from University of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225335-77/football-duff-weber-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225335-77/football-duff-weber-state.html.csp">College football: Weber State hires director of operations from University of Utah</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:31.888-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Grant Duff has been named the new director of football operations at Weber State, first-year head coach Jay Hill announced Friday. Duff has spent the last five years serving in various capacities with the football program at the University of Utah, where he worked with Hill. In his new role at Weber, Duff will be involved in all areas of the football program, including travel, budget, scheduling and organization. “We are really excited to have Grant join our staff,” Hill said. “I know ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225335@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:31 MDT At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227206-68/upward-bound-college-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227206-68/upward-bound-college-program.html.csp">At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nervous but determined, the 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he’d have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college. That was 34 years ago, but Wil Haygood — the renowned journalist and author whose writing inspired the film “The Butler” — says he remembers it “like it was yesterday.” “I knew in my heart and soul that this was a monumental moment for little Wil Haygood,” he recalled....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582272062014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227206@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:29:25 MDT Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T22:04:20.449-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At the very start of Pac-12 media day, commissioner Larry Scott wanted to tell a story he felt would show just how important scholarships are. College athletics are working “exceedingly well,” Scott said. As an example, he showed a Pac-12 Network-produced profile of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota on passing up a chance to go to the NFL to return to school and get his degree in general science. “We believe that encouraging our student-athletes to tackle challenging majors such as Marcus is in,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225053@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:04:20 MDT Rampell: Corporations aren’t people, they’re better http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224212-82/tax-companies-corporations-rights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224212-82/tax-companies-corporations-rights.html.csp">Rampell: Corporations aren’t people, they’re better</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:08:48.671-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • “Checked the tax code,” wrote a friend who’s engaged to a woman from a low-tax country. “Unfortunately, marrying [my fiancee] does not entitle me to a tax inversion like the big US companies are getting. Thanks for nothing IRS.” This got me thinking. Maybe we’ve been looking at this whole corporations-are-people-too foofaraw the wrong way. Critics complained when the Supreme Court granted companies rights to freedom of speech and religion under the legal fiction that corporatio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224212@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:08:48 MDT Washington Post: Sen. Walsh’s lesson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58223999-82/walsh-college-plagiarism-post.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58223999-82/walsh-college-plagiarism-post.html.csp">Washington Post: Sen. Walsh’s lesson</a></h4>