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November 29, 2006

A study at Carnegie Mellon University of sophomore classes in its School of Design has found that using laptops changes the way students work -- but not all of those changes are positive. Among the positive findings: Students spent more time on assignments and interacted with different kinds of people (in this case, people outside of design courses) in seeking help on assignments.

November 29, 2006

Students and professors at Minnesota’s law school oppose hiring of author of controversial memo on treatment of al-Qaeda detainees.

November 29, 2006

The search for a new president at the University of Iowa has proven tumultuous this fall, as many continue to wonder why the Iowa Board of Regents rejected a search committee's list of candidates to replace  David J. Skorton.

November 29, 2006

Pima Community College tries a new approach to help students tune up on ethics and academics.

November 29, 2006

Margaret Spellings says higher ed must change because parents can't find basic information. What if it exists -- often on her own Web site?

November 29, 2006

64 teams -- more than half of Division I-A squads -- will share $225 million from 32 games this holiday season.

November 28, 2006

The Library of Congress on Monday published new copyright rules that give colleges slightly more leeway on the use of certain video materials in class, but some college librarians fear that the changes do not go far enough. The rules are part of a process in which the Librarian of Congress periodically considers exemptions from the general ban on altering without permission technology designed to block unauthorized use of videos or computer programs.


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