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May 15, 2006

Continuing a recent trend, applications to colleges were up again in 2005, following a slight dip the previous year. More than 70 percent of colleges reported increases in applications, according to the 2006 "State of College Admission" report, by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Women submitted about 55 percent of the applications.

May 12, 2006

As U.S. panel prepares to meet with deadline looming, tensions rise. Can its members reach consensus?

May 12, 2006

Dean’s admitted résumé fabrications and student press critique prompt a furor in Boston U.’s College of Communication.

May 12, 2006

Some British academics again try to isolate colleges and professors in Israel -- and other academics see the movement as offensive.

May 12, 2006

The American Council on Education has released a new analysis looking at students who hold jobs while enrolled in college. The analysis is based on data previously released by the Education Department and found that nearly 80 percent of undergraduates work, with the average time per week hitting 30 hours. One-third of these students consider themselves employees who are also enrolled in college, not students paying for college.

May 12, 2006

If departments want black science, math and engineering students to become faculty members, they should have mentors who want close relationships with them, according to a recent study from the University of California at Berkeley.

May 12, 2006

Another National Collegiate Athletic Association member has run into trouble for its handling of a foreign athlete.

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