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October 12, 2006

Orhan Pamuk, a Turkish writer, this morning was named winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy said that Pamuk, who was born and lives in Istanbul, was honored for his "quest for the melancholic soul of his native city" and work in which he has "discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures." Pamuk is known for his novels and also for his stands on human rights -- with comments he made about the Armenian genocide leading to his prosecution b

October 12, 2006

Bonne August, acting provost and vice president for academic affairs at City University of New York's New York City College of Technology, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.Robert J.

October 11, 2006

The former Washington University faculty member made his mark in the sciences, as a dinosaur expert.

October 11, 2006

Tiny College of the Atlantic has resolved that none of its activities will add to world’s greenhouse gas problem.

October 11, 2006

Dickinson College urges students to participate in fewer activities – but to do them better.

October 11, 2006

Growing guide series abandons practice of giving colleges choice of paying to include their views or publishing blank pages about them.

October 11, 2006

Congressional support strong for Bush's competitiveness effort, but calendar and electoral politics make passage iffy.

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