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February 27, 2006
Foundation unveils different approach to grouping colleges -- but don't look for who is No. 1.

February 27, 2006
Google’s quest to “organize the world’s information” is supposed to make life easier.  But the issues surrounding the company’s book search program have complicated many academics' views of copyright, because they involve many nuances surrounding security, infrastructure and compensation.

February 27, 2006
At Radford U., cartoon called "Christ on Campus" sets off debate on free speech and responsibility.

February 27, 2006
U. of Delaware students are angry that white-power leader is a Ph.D. student in physics who was an instructor last semester.

February 27, 2006
A Maryland appeals court ruled last week that the University of Maryland's rules for determining whether students were entitled to in-state tuition rates were being applied in violation of protections of fairness and ordered changes in those rules. The ruling did not reject the idea of differential tuition rates, just the system for applying them. The suit that led to the ruling was filed by four professional school students at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

February 24, 2006
Harvard’s increased aid and outreach to low-income students has played key role in increasing their enrollment, report says.

February 24, 2006
Colleges and universities urged to help American schools teach science and math.

February 24, 2006
Tom Wolfe, whose last novel explored sexual politics among college students, was named Thursday by the National Endowment for the Humanities to deliver this year's Jefferson Lecture. Being selected for the talk is considered a top honor by the federal government for intellectual achievement. Wolfe's campus-based novel, I Am Charlotte Simmons, was published in 2004.

February 24, 2006
From Amherst to Pomona, liberal arts colleges are increasing enrollments -- and trying to keep a small college environment.

February 24, 2006
Many doubt evolution, but embrace some not so intelligently designed theories, like haunted houses.

February 24, 2006
Treatment of prominent Indian scientist in visa process seen as damaging U.S. progress in attracting foreign researchers.

February 23, 2006
The European Union on Wednesday released more details of its plans to create a European Institute of Technology -- an international institution designed to rival American universities.Thousands of applicants to the law school at the University of California at Berkeley received an e-mail implying that they had been admitted, and a second e-mail telling them to disregard the first,

February 23, 2006
We asked some observers of the higher ed scene for out-of-the-box suggestions about the next president -- and invite your thoughts too.

February 23, 2006
Professors at UT-Austin -- with a few disciplines leading the way -- voice concerns about proposals to overhaul curriculum.

February 23, 2006
Antitrust lawsuit accuses NCAA of illegally restricting value of sports scholarships.

February 23, 2006
States have made some progress on aligning standards and requirements, but have far to go, report says.

February 22, 2006
On Tuesday, more than five years after a university dean stopped the presses because she was not allowed to vet articles before publication, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider whether a student newspaper was illegally censored.

February 22, 2006
What does demise of his Harvard presidency suggest about academic leadership, faculty power and women in science?

February 22, 2006
The Art Institute of California -- San Francisco has started a new bachelor's program in simulation and virtual environments. The program will focus on three-dimensional, real-time model making.City College of the City University of New York has started two new undergraduate programs linking engineering and environmental science.

February 22, 2006
The Association of American Medical Colleges announced Tuesday that it would create a special panel to examine potential conflicts of interest in the relationships between pharmaceutical companies and medical schools, teaching hospitals and their employees. Jordan J.

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