University of Kentucky takes evidence-based approach to combating violence against women -- and early results are promising.
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September 7, 2007
September 6, 2007
Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine is reportedly in negotiations to affiliate with Columbia, in New York. Will more hospitals hook up with remote universities?
September 5, 2007
Virginia Tech's creative writing faculty craft guidelines to help instructors and teaching assistants discern writing that may signal danger from prose that is just disturbing.
September 4, 2007
Southern Illinois U. leader raises eyebrows with announcement that a department at his university will review charges that he plagiarized his dissertation.
August 31, 2007
The typical model for establishing branch campuses abroad is to offer specialized programs or schools. In Qatar, for instance, Carnegie Mellon University offers business administration and computer science, Cornell a medical school and Georgetown a School of Foreign Service. Also in Qatar, Texas A&M offers engineering, and Virginia Commonwealth art and design.
August 29, 2007
Indictments against Rider administrators had prompted colleges to redouble their commitments to stop abuse of students -- but at what cost?
August 28, 2007
Debate over regulating for-profit colleges seems as intractable as ever as two new proposals for overseeing the sector circulate.
August 24, 2007
Seeding Labs, a five-year-old, Harvard University-based effort to collect used and surplus laboratory equipment and distribute it across the developing world, aims not only to transport microscopes but also to forge connections. “You can’t do science in a vacuum, regardless of whether you’re in the U.S. or the Congo,” says Nina Dudnik, Seeding Lab’s founder and a Ph.D. student in molecular biology at Harvard Medical School. “Having the research capacity in the Congo only strengthens us here and vice versa.”
August 20, 2007
New scrutiny raises questions, beyond the legal ones, of why some colleges rely on third parties to send students to other countries.
August 17, 2007
From Cornell University, which was always nonsectarian, to California’s Azusa Pacific University, which began as a Bible college, institutions with Quaker roots have grown in any number of directions.