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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
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.

September 30, 2005
Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.

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

September 29, 2005
Capping 10-day tour, community college chief asks comedian to ease up on jokes about the institutions.

September 29, 2005
A student's discussion of Jesus at convocation draws some complaints, but also support for his rights.

September 29, 2005
The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Wednesday upheld its decision last month to include the University of North Dakota on a list of institutions that face restrictions on participation in NCAA championships because they use nicknames deemed “hostile and abusive” to Native Americans.

September 29, 2005
Campus HR officials trade stories and advice about what role they can play in setting fair salaries.

September 29, 2005
Tulane University announced a plan Wednesday to start its spring semester -- on schedule -- on January 17, with an orientation before that for freshmen who never had their regular orientation this fall.

September 29, 2005
U. of Oregon ends policy that excluded white students from priority enrollment in certain courses.

September 28, 2005
Boston College has created a minor in Jewish studies this fall, one of the few such programs at a Roman Catholic college.

September 28, 2005
U. of Alabama unveiled two new networking Web sites -- and one is for parents.

September 28, 2005
At Michigan State, 9 unions have agreed to link their salary increases to the university's costs in paying for insurance.

September 28, 2005
Study finds that provision on prior convictions of college students withholds $150 million in Pell Grants and loans each year.

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