Cornell University has started a new major in China and Asia-Pacific studies. The major will include work on the Ithaca campus and externships in Washington and Beijing.
Touro College has started a new undergraduate and M.S. programs in forensic sciences. The programs are offered at Touro's Long Island campus.
Yale University is starting a joint Ph.D./M.B.A. program. Students will seek to finish both degrees in seven years, compared to the eight it would now take as two separate programs. While the business degrees will be offered by Yale's business school, the doctorates will be offered through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.