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October 25, 2005

For-profit higher education, with its emphasis on serving part-time, older students, has not traditionally been in the business of building dormitories. But DeVry University dedicated its first dormitory last week, at its Fremont campus, outside of San Francisco. Not only is the dorm a first for DeVry, which has campuses in 22 states, but it goes against the pattern at national, for-profit colleges. The University of Phoenix and Corinthian Colleges, for example, don't have any dorms or plans to build them.

October 25, 2005

While many scientists leave "intelligent design" debate to the press, some shift time from labs to school boards and kids.

October 24, 2005

Cornell president says it has no place in science courses -- and also acknowledges the theory's popularity.

October 24, 2005

University announces layoffs -- many of them fund raising positions -- as it evaluates plans to recover from Katrina.

October 24, 2005

U.S. appeals court's ruling in recruiting incentives case would make individual suits against colleges easier.

October 24, 2005

U.S. hardly ever seeks wiretaps on college networks, but orders colleges to make it easier to install wiretaps.

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