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Jan 27, 2016
Community colleges continue to face severe shortages, so much so that some students must wait six years to enroll in nursing.

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May 21, 2013

The State University of New York changes its mind about closing one of its hospitals, but some unions fear the cutbacks could be equally painful.

May 9, 2013

Students and exchange scholars are being referred to secondary inspection under policies put in place after the Boston Marathon bombings. Reported delays range from 20 minutes to three hours.

March 22, 2013

At best practices conference, panelists discuss strategies to incorporate international experiences into highly regulated degree programs like air traffic management and nursing.

February 28, 2013

Mount Sinai will drop pre-med requirements and standardized testing for half of its entering students -- and will admit them while they are college sophomores.

January 11, 2013

Death of department chair at Texas A&M -- a prominent figure in rhetoric nationally -- leaves scholars with more questions than answers.

December 18, 2012

U. of Queensland graduates its first class from its clinical school in Louisiana as medical education in general grows more international.

June 21, 2012

State Supreme Court upholds right of University of Minnesota to punish mortuary science student for online posts, but ruling is narrow, easing concerns of civil liberties groups.

May 8, 2012

Some Emory students and faculty are concerned because their graduation speaker, a noted surgeon and humanitarian, is a creationist.

March 20, 2012

No matter if they have a cough or sprain, students are being quizzed by colleges about their alcohol consumption. Health officials say it's a way to target risky behavior, but some students are peeved.

February 17, 2012

New social sciences test will broaden base of knowledge measured. Educators hope to change the way pre-meds think about undergraduate education.

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