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An exterior view of Tri-Valley University on Boulder Ct. in Pleasanton. (Tri-Valley University)

Head Of Pleasanton ‘Sham University’ Convicted Of Fraud

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.

03/25/2014

Stella Miranda of San Pablo got a FedEx delivery with this check. (CBS)

Mysterious Checks From Stanford May Be Linked To Hacking

People in the Bay Area and beyond are getting random checks for thousands of dollars which appear to come from Stanford University, but nobody at the institution seems to know how it’s happening.

03/14/2014

The Dalai Lama speaks at an event. (CBS)

Dalai Lama Touts Compassion At Sold Out Santa Clara Event

The Dalai Lama bought his spiritual message of compassion Monday to about 4,000 people inside an arena at Santa Clara University as about 100 protesters made noise outside.

02/24/2014

San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University Might Dump Gator Mascot

San Francisco State University may be dumping its Gator mascot.

02/20/2014

Jefferson Award winner Ann-Eve Hazen (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps College Dreams Come True For SF Families

Some 85 percent of San Francisco’s public school students would be the first in their families to graduate from college, according to this week’s Jefferson Award winner. It’s a number that inspired her to create a program that’s changing lives.

10/23/2013

Stanford Cardinal Logo

Silicon Valley Developer Gives $151M Gift To Stanford

Stanford University said a $151 million donation is the largest gift the school has ever received from a single living person.

07/02/2013

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Most Cal State University Campuses Now Charging A Fee To Graduate

Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.

05/13/2013

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Cal State Universities Plans Enrollment Hike With Extra Funds

California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.

03/18/2013

Tim Draper speaks at the Inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival on September 30, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. (Max Morse/Getty Images)

Venture Capitalist Gets Green Light For San Mateo Entrepreneur School

A new type of school, for would-be entrepreneurs, is coming to downtown San Mateo. The City Council late Monday night approved a plan to open Draper University for Heroes.

02/05/2013

Embryologist Ric Ross holds a dish with human embryos at the La Jolla IVF Clinic February 28, 2007 in La Jolla, California. The clinic accepts donated embryos from around the country through The Stem Cell resource which are then given to stem cell research labs for research. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Stanford Researchers Unlocking Secrets Of Successful IVF

More than 60,000 babies are born each year due to in vitro fertilization, but those numbers may go up thanks to some revealing research out of Stanford University.

12/04/2012

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