On Campus and Online, Students Lose Weight for Credit

Mark Greenberg for The Chronicle

Katherine Culbreath takes notes in the "Principles of Weight Management" course at the U. of Texas at San Antonio. Students with both personal and professional motivations have enrolled.
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When college got busy, Jennifer L. Holderead would stop at McDonald's on the way home from class. Last fall that meant almost every day. Ms. Holderead, 39, a former police officer, had almost finished her bachelor's degree in history at the...

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