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October 13, 2006

U. of Washington's plan to cover all tuition and fees for those up to 235 percent of U.S. poverty level could change student demographics.

October 13, 2006

Infractions panel toughens penalties for university's high-profile men's basketball program and its football team.

October 13, 2006

Forget Ask.com. If you have a question about American graduate education over the last 100 years, you can probably find the answer in a data-heavy report released this week by the National Science Foundation.

October 13, 2006

A California appeals court ruled Wednesday that police could not enter the dormitory room of a student without a warrant, even if invited to do so by campus security officers. The court found that because the risks associated with the search were faced by the student who lived there, not his institution (in this case Santa Clara University), only the student could consent to the search.

October 12, 2006

With neither side budging over choice of president, students block access to campus and professors call for her to step aside.

October 12, 2006

In last 2 weeks, 4 universities announced campaigns to raise at least $3 billion each. Those institutions will gain. Will higher education?

October 12, 2006

The phrase "graduate student life" has traditionally been something of an oxymoron in higher education. Doctoral students train diligently, often siloed in their academic departments, spend most of their non-classroom hours either teaching or studying solo in the library, and typically live in off-campus apartments. While many institutions have improved how they pay and prepare graduate students in recent years, fewer have paid significant attention to their lives as people, too.

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