Submitted by By Kristen Taketa St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:40am
ST. LOUIS • About 1,200 St. Louis Public Schools students are getting free Samsung Galaxy smartphones to do their homework and take online classes.
It's part of an initiative by Sprint called the 1 Million Project that's meant to close the so-called "homework gap" by giving one million free devices to students across the country. The term "homework gap" refers...
Submitted by By Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:22pm
Lindenwood University's new $24.5 million library and academic resource center opened this weekend after more than two years of construction.
The new three-story, 100,000 square-foot library on the university's St. Charles campus replaces the 36,000 square-foot Butler Library, built in 1929. Many of Lindenwood's student services will also be based in the new building, including the writing center, veteran services,...
Submitted by By Ashley Jost St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:45pm
ST. LOUIS • University of Missouri-Columbia leaders celebrated a $21.6 million gift to the journalism school Friday — the sixth-largest donation in the flagship campus’ history according to campus leaders.
The massive gift comes from David Novak, a co-founder and recently retired chief executive for Yum! Brands, the umbrella company for Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut.