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The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

By Samantha Jones Toal

October 12, 2015


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Carla Stelsel, freshman in LAS, took out a Perkins Loan in late May, but future students may not have the same opportunity.The Federal Perkins Loan Program, a need-based student loan offered by the U.S. Department of Education, expired on Oct. 1 when Congress didn’t renew the program, according to ...

Longtime Stat 100 professor to move on to advanced courses

Longtime Stat 100 professor to move on to advanced courses

April 23, 2014


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For over a decade, University students have known the name Professor Ellen Fireman through Statistics 100. The course has fulfilled thousands of students’ general education requirements and has stood as a cornerstone class for underclassmen. For the first time since 2000, Professor Fireman will be s...