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San Jose Overfelt High School seniors pose with their college T-shirts, May 28, 2014. CBS)

San Jose School Overcomes Odds, Low-Income Neighborhood To Send Graduates To 4-Year Colleges

A high school in San Jose which serves one of the lowest-income neighborhoods in the city is sending a record number of seniors to college; on Wednesday, the principal recognized them with T-shirts of the schools they are attending.

05/28/2014

A wine tasting bill passes California Assembly. (Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Underage College Students One Sip Closer To Tasting Wine In Class Thanks To State Bill

It would be legal for underage college students aspiring to be winemakers and brewers to taste what they produce under a bill approved by the state Assembly.

05/16/2014

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Universities Train Next Generation Of Drone Operators As FAA Considers Their Commercial Regulation

The recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.

05/13/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities

The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.

04/22/2014

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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