• Arkansas pole vaulter Lexi Weeks named SEC Freshman of Week

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas pole vaulter Lexi Weeks has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week.

  • Correction: Alaska-Bear Mauling story

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In stories April 20 and earlier about the mauling of a University of Alaska Southeast outdoors professor leading students in a mountaineering class, The Associated Press reported erroneously a student had to hike to a different area to get cell reception to call for help. Alaska State Troopers now say the student was seeking a satellite signal not cellphone reception.

  • In a photo from, Monday, March 28, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Mich., nursing school students Sarah Hampel, left, and Alexandra Noga interact with a mannequin to learn how to respond to real-life medical situations, including emergencies. The high-fidelity mannequins reside in six simulation rooms set up inside the Ann Arbor school's new Clinical Learning Center. They can bleed, vomit and give birth,  just like real patients. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Michigan nursing school uses mannequins for medical lessons

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The leadership at the University of Michigan’s nursing school says there is value in students making mistakes while treating patients.

  • Funding cut puts UNM specimen collection at risk

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A museum at the University of New Mexico contains the world’s largest archive of frozen tissue samples, but the future of the half-million biological specimens stored there is at risk.

  • UNM to cut 16 education center jobs across state

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico is cutting 16 positions across six education centers to save on operating costs.