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July 28, 2006

The Boston Globe is today publishing the e-mail exchanges between a star neuroscientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the rising star in the field some scientists say he discouraged from accepting a job offer. The Globe earlier reported on demands by some scientists that MIT investigate the role played by Susumu Tonegawa in leading Alla Karpova to turn down MIT's offer, but Tonegawa has denied doing anything wrong.

July 28, 2006

Despite opposition from scholarly groups and publishers, provosts of 25 top universities back plan for public databases of research findings.

July 28, 2006

Requiring graduate study in the field would round out students' education, a scholar argues. But would it turn many away?

July 28, 2006

College graduates who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children want help from Congress.

July 28, 2006

College-sponsored trips introduce freshmen to overseas travel and education even before their fall classes begin.

July 28, 2006

To the dismay of many academics, Library of Congress makes catalog changes that will affect research libraries nationwide.

July 27, 2006

Johns Hopkins program, seen as pathbreaker for global graduate education, to close -- amid acrimony from former partners.


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