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February 28, 2006

More colleges add math requirements and add math content to non-mathematics courses.

February 28, 2006

Technology spending by colleges and universities is expected to increase by 35 percent, to $6.9 billion, in 2006, according to a report by Market Data Retrieval. The report found increases in all sectors of higher education. Hardware purchases represent about half of all spending.Bob Costas slammed Harvard University during the NBC broadcast of the closing of the Olympic games for rejecting Joey Cheek, whose decision to donate medal bonus money to charity inspired numerous donations from others.

February 28, 2006

The University of Michigan wants to bring the promotion process into the 21st century.

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 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.

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