Judge says that U of Texas at Austin can't revoke former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside court of law


Judge says University of Texas at Austin can't revoke a former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside a court of law.


Emory revamps chemistry curriculum

Emory’s department revamps curriculum -- and moves away from the traditional model in U.S. higher education.


The Pulse podcast features popular iTunes U. chemistry course

This month's edition of our monthly technology podcast features an interview with Ohio State University's Matthew W. Stoltzfus, whose chemistry course enrolled 100,000 on iTunes U.

Ryerson professors scramble to handle exam blunder

What if a professor gives a test and accidentally gives out the answers -- but only to some students?


A lawsuit filed against two labs founded by UT-Austin professor raises questions of conflict of interest and academic freedom

Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.

Chemist lists thesis adviser as co-author 17 years after his death

A University of North Florida chemist honors the influence of his Ph.D. adviser, who died 17 years ago, by listing him as a co-author on a recent paper.

Building Student Interest in Science

One university's experiment involves English composition, better advising and living in a science-themed dorm.

Turnaround for Women at Harvard

University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.

Research on Undergraduate Research

Freshmen and sophomores who work with professors are more likely to get degrees and go to graduate school, U. of Michigan studies show.

'Science Under Siege'

Throughout the Bush administration, the president's policies have been criticized by many scientists. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union issued a new and harsh analysis of those policies.


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