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October 12, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University is starting a bachelor of science in computational biology. College of the Ozarks is starting an undergraduate major in fire science.

October 11, 2016
Advocates for victims say leaked video of Republican not only points to troubling attitudes but highlights a key difference in the campaign platforms of the candidates.

October 11, 2016
All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

October 11, 2016
New exclusive partnership between a New Jersey community college and a public university has upset officials at nearby institutions, who say the agreement may limit student choice.

October 11, 2016
While political support in Washington builds slowly for a federal student record database, Indiana and the University of Texas System get creative with their own data on how students fare after college.

October 11, 2016
Michael A. Bernstein, John Christie Barr Professor of History and Economics and provost at Tulane University, in Louisiana, has been selected as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

October 10, 2016
American U of Afghanistan plans "radical" security changes when it resumes classes. Some question whether university did enough to protect students and professors in dangerous part of the world.

October 10, 2016
Comments about NFL player who started national anthem protest cost a Concordia (Mich.) instructor her job; Virginia professor keeps his job but plans a leave amid criticism of Facebook post about Black Lives Matter.

October 10, 2016
Study suggests that whether students think their instructors have political bias is linked to attitudes about entitlement and grades, not what the professors are saying or doing.

October 10, 2016
NCAA stance against discrimination draws praise and raises questions about how association picks its battles and why it doesn't similarly challenge its own members.

October 10, 2016
For full voting membership, institutions must view sexual relations as limited to marriage between a man and woman. Colleges that teach otherwise may be nonvoting members.

October 10, 2016
Flagler flooded; students at many campuses are evacuated; many colleges in region hit by Hurricane Matthew will remain closed Monday.

October 7, 2016
Cal State Northridge settles with Christian lab manager who said he was fired for his creationist beliefs. Some scientists say the case points to the challenges of answering false research while not showing bias against religion.

October 7, 2016
Search processes prove to be a key point of contention as West Florida and Kennesaw State have considered making politicians university presidents.

October 7, 2016
The University of Illinois's iMBA program offers encouraging news about the viability of graduate degrees built on MOOCs.

October 7, 2016
Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.

October 7, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Gettysburg College Abou Bamba, Africana studies Avner Dorman, music Yeon-Su Kim, music Jennifer Powell, biology Stefanie Sobelle, English Brent Talbot, music New York Institute of Technology

October 6, 2016
Study suggests that language recommendation writers use to describe women may disadvantage them as job candidates, portraying them as less dynamic and excellent than male counterparts.

October 6, 2016
National accreditor ACCSC gets inquiries from nearly 300 colleges overseen by ACICS, most of them for-profits. Critics of accreditors will be watching as the agency reviews the flood of applications.

October 6, 2016
Admissions counselors raise concerns over some colleges packaging PLUS loans in financial aid award letters, possibly misleading families about cost of attendance.

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