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Jan 23, 2018
A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.
Apr 26, 2017
The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.


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June 22, 2007
Colleges are producing an increasing number of nursing graduates, but who will teach them?
May 14, 2007
Medical deans are well paid, but study finds their average tenure is half that of college presidents.
August 9, 2006
While most Harper College nursing students have multiple professors, those in a new program learn mainly from a single source.
June 21, 2006
Impending retirements at time of cascading crises prompt expansion in college programs in the field.
June 20, 2006
Medical college association calls for a 30% increase in enrollments, to be achieved at existing schools and new ones.
July 1, 2005
At more institutions, admitted applicants face criminal background checks.


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