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October 10, 2005
Women's college was absorbed by larger university 5 years ago, but couldn't attract enough students to survive.

October 10, 2005
At a Texas A&M campus, the president and Faculty Senate don't like one another, but only one can eliminate the other.

October 10, 2005
Following a large drop in admitting black freshmen, U. of Kentucky changes its admissions procedures to emphasize diversity.

October 10, 2005
Two students at North Carolina State University were killed early Friday in a fire at an off-campus duplex. In a statement, university officials said that 10 students were living in the duplex at the time of the fire, and that one other student suffered broken bones while escaping.

October 10, 2005
On 2 campuses, arrests during protests of military recruiters set off more protests.

October 7, 2005
Ph.D. education needs serious reform, but outstanding models exist to help, according to a report being released today by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

October 7, 2005
Science professors who support the concept tend to agree with opponents that it doesn't belong in the science classroom.

October 7, 2005
New Web site lets members of the public get expert answers from philosophy professors.

October 7, 2005
Senate amends Pentagon spending bill to bolster scholarship and fellowships for training in key fields.

October 7, 2005
Civil rights group complained that having race-specific sections of a course was unconstitutional.

October 7, 2005
Republican leaders of the House of Representatives education committee introduced legislation Thursday that would eliminate a requirement that colleges and students affected by Hurricane Katrina and Rita to repay financial aid funds they received before the storms hit.

October 6, 2005
Billions would be provided to students and institutions hurt by Katrina and Rita.

October 6, 2005
U. of Idaho president says that in science courses, evolution will be taught and that other views -- discredited by researchers -- do not belong.

October 6, 2005
Survey finds that black students are much more spiritual than their white counterparts.

October 6, 2005
Dispute over alleged plagiarism between 2 Penn scholars, settled quietly over the summer, is aired anew.

October 6, 2005
For-profit with ties to N.Y. gubernatorial candidate is barred from U.S. aid programs and faces Ky. inquiry.

October 6, 2005
The percentage of colleges outsourcing one or more information technology functions increased to 53 percent from 48 percent in the last year, according to a report from Educause.

October 5, 2005
Supreme Court case on assisted suicide leaves professors debating when and how their scholarly society should weigh in on policy issues.

October 5, 2005
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded Wednesday morning to Yves Chauvin of the Institut Français du Pétrole, Robert H. Grubbs of the California Institute of Technology, and Richard R. Schrock of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

October 5, 2005
Community college enrollments are affected by relative price increases at 2- and 4-year institutions, but not for all programs, study finds.  

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