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October 6, 2005
U. of Idaho president says that in science courses, evolution will be taught and that other views -- discredited by researchers -- do not belong.

October 6, 2005
Survey finds that black students are much more spiritual than their white counterparts.

October 5, 2005
With research revenues and donations down, Case Western Reserve came up a little short.

October 5, 2005
Supreme Court case on assisted suicide leaves professors debating when and how their scholarly society should weigh in on policy issues.

October 5, 2005
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded Wednesday morning to Yves Chauvin of the Institut Français du Pétrole, Robert H. Grubbs of the California Institute of Technology, and Richard R. Schrock of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

October 5, 2005
Community college enrollments are affected by relative price increases at 2- and 4-year institutions, but not for all programs, study finds.  

October 4, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to admissions policy at the university's law school, 8 years after it was filed.

October 4, 2005
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Friday that the University of Iowa could be sued for its role in a notorious research project, started in 1939, in which orphans were taught to stutter.

October 4, 2005
When Dillard University reopens for class in January in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, it will do so in New Orleans -- just not on its own campus, Dillard's president, Marvalene Hughes, said Monday. Hughes said the historically black university had reached a "memorandum of understanding" to use temporary space on the campus of Tulane University while the badly damaged Dillard campus is renovated.

October 4, 2005
Judge gives Le Moyne broad latitude in challenge by dismissed graduate student who endorsed corporal punishment.

October 4, 2005
New book suggests that Boyer's call for reform of tenure and promotion has had real impact -- and hit roadblocks and contradictions.

October 3, 2005
Two Australian researchers were awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this morning by the Karolinska Institute for their discovery that a bacterium causes gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. The scientists, Barry J. Marshall, a senior principal research fellow at the University of Western Australia, and J.

October 3, 2005
Colleges warn students that their Web sites could endanger their job prospects and Supreme Court nominations.

October 3, 2005
Fulbright team will develop strategies for colleges and countries, many of which struggle with quality issues in era of rapid growth.

October 3, 2005
Coalition of colleges starts effort to create new models for faculty promotion in the arts and humanities.

October 3, 2005
One publisher drops Harvard and Wharton from its list in spat over data and access to alumni and students.

September 30, 2005
Pension giant infuriates American institutions abroad by telling them it doesn't want their business.

September 30, 2005
Three publishers of college textbooks announced Thursday that they have reached a settlement with two individuals accused of unauthorized copying and sale of the solutions manuals for selected textbooks. The manuals are supposed to be available only for course instructors.

September 30, 2005
Michigan ruling says state ban on gay marriage doesn't restrict health insurance.

September 30, 2005
Yektan Turkyilmaz, detained and tried in Armenia, on his experience and its implications for other academics.

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