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Huntsman to graduates: Hold onto optimism

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is telling graduates at the University of South Carolina that they must hold onto their optimism and that the United States' potential remains as strong as ever. Full story

UI announces $500M fundraiser for health care

University of Iowa officials have launched a $500 million fundraiser to benefit UI Hospitals and Clinics and the college of medicine. Full story

'We’re simply not out of the woods' on unemployment

   University of Maryland Business Professor, Peter Morici talks about the new unemployment numbers, attributing the increase to larger populations, exports, and job growth.

FIRST LADY: A special guest will be speaking at the UNI graduation Saturday

Saturday, First Lady Michelle Obama will be delivering the address during a midday ceremony as the commencement speaker for the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls. Full story

University of Maryland to get AIDS vaccine funding

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology will receive $23.4 million from a consortium of funding sources to pay for preclinical development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate. Full story

Ignatieff takes university job after stepping down

Michael Ignatieff, who stepped down as leader of Canada's Liberal Party after a crushing defeat, has taken a position at the University of Toronto. Full story

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  Budget Battles: Solving the Crunch

Harley Shaiken, Univ. of Calif.-Berkeley, and Matthew Mitchell, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discuss the latest state budget battles

  Back in Fighting Form

Notre Dame's endowment totals almost $7 billion, with Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dam CIO, and James Rohr, PNC Financial.

  Investing in China: Bull vs. Bear

Discussing the pros and cons of investing in the rising power, with Jeff Papp, Oberweis Asset Mgmt. , and Peter Navarro, Univ. of California Irvine.

  The Key to Housing

Finding bright spots in a beaten down housing sector, with Delores Conway, Univ. of Rochester, and Bob Stein, First Trust Advisors.

  Is the Recovery Real?

CNBC's Steve Liesman discuses economic data that shows optimism that the recovery could be real and insight on whether China is to blame for the slowdown in an overall economic recovery, with Matt Comyns, JLM Pacific Epoch and Peter Morici, University ...

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