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October 24, 2006

The British government announced plans Monday to create a new fellowship program, to be modeled on Rhodes Scholarships, to attract the best science talent from around the world to work in Britain. Alistair Darling, the secretary of trade and industry, announced the new fellowships in a speech in which he noted the increasingly international competition for scientists. He also said that some American policies create openings for British science.

October 24, 2006

It says something about the climate for financial aid and student loans these days that in many of his recent speeches, A. Dallas Martin has taken to reading his audience -- usually financial aid officers, lenders and others -- the ethics statement promulgated by his group, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

October 24, 2006

College at center of Ward Churchill debate starts center on freedom and capitalism -- and faces concerns over governance.

October 24, 2006

It's been a big year for green roofs and renewable energy initiatives at institutions across the country.

October 23, 2006

An analysis published today in The Wall Street Journal suggests that the crime data colleges report to the Education Department -- and share with applicants -- understate the extent of campus crime. The analysis compares that data with less publicized statistics reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which tend to suggest a far greater frequency of crime.The U.S.

October 23, 2006

The University of California's Santa Cruz campus has long had a reputation as a counterculture institution that prides itself on being different from the system's other campuses.  But when the campus unveiled the final draft of its plan on Wednesday that projected increasing student enrollment from 14,000 to more than 20,000 and adding 3.2 million gross feet of building space by 2020, students protested over that and a wide range of other issues at a Board of Regents meeting,

October 23, 2006

Inquiry into ex-president of Johnson County CC finds complaints from multiple women -- and faculty want more answers.

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