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Financing December 2017

Ex-Kent State President, Husband Pledge $1M for Higher Education Scholarships

The former president of Kent State University and her husband have committed to donating $1 million to pay for arts scholarships after their deaths. Former president Carol Cartwright and G. Phillip Cartwright also have pledged to give $10,000 annually starting this year to Kent State's College of Arts to fund scholarships for under-represented students.

Global December 2017

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal --Beyond Education

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses. The deal gives Disney film businesses including Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox 2000, which together are the homes of Avatar, X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool. On the television side, Disney will get Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX Productions and Fox21, with shows including "The Simpsons" and "Modern Family."

Global December 2017

Holiday Travel Chaos Looms

Thousands of people remain stranded in Atlanta even after power is restored at the world's busiest airport. For the time being, President Donald Trump is not considering firing Robert Mueller. Trump is set to reveal his "America First" security plan. Olympic athletes are facing challenges related to climate change.

Financing August 2017

On a Positive Note —Scholarship Program Awards $170,000 to 22 Inspiring Students

Through its annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program, the nonprofit organization Life Happens recognizes students like Faith and Samuel who have persevered in the face of tremendous adversity following the death of a parent or guardian with little to no life insurance. Recipients are awarded scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $15,000, that help pay for their college education.