New Programs: Social Work, Law, Business

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  • Fordham University is starting on online master's degree in social work.
  • Loyola University Chicago has started an L.L.M. program in the rule of law for development.
  • Skimming the Surface

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    Study of freshman research papers suggests students don't really understand the sources they cite.

    New Programs: Animal Advocacy, Design, Statistics, Media and Games

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  • Hudson Valley Community College is starting a certificate program in animal advocacy.
  • School of Visual Arts is starting an M.F.A.
  • New Programs: Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Aquaculture, Robotics, Product Innovation

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  • Excelsior College has added a bachelor of science in electrical engineering technology.
  • Georgetown and George Mason Universities are starting a joint M.S.
  • 'Tea' Author in Hot Water

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    Greg Mortenson’s books about school-building and education in Afghanistan and Pakistan have made him a regular presence on college campuses, with his book Three Cups of Tea picked as a “common reading” book for many freshmen and the author promoting his particular brand of humanitarianism and pacifism in dozens of speeches a year.

    But questions raised Sunday by CBS’s “60 Minutes” about the veracity of his story and the management of a foundation that grew from his work have some of the campuses re-evaluating their plans to recognize or feature Mortenson and his books.

    A Stab at Deflating Grades

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    Faculty at U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill backs plan to put students' (and professors') grades in context.

    Who Decides on Transfer Credit?

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    CUNY plan would make it easier for community college students to earn bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions, but many faculty members at senior colleges say changes infringe on their curricular role.

    Should Teaching Be Outsourced?

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    Two universities sign deals to let outside group teach journalism courses online, setting up debate over faculty roles.

    New Programs: Security, Art History, Nuclear Medicine, Engineering Management

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  • Butler Community College is starting an associate degree for Transportation Security Administration officials who want to advance their careers.
  • Columbus State University is starting a bachelor of arts in art history.
  • Misericordia University is starting a certificate program in nuclear medicine technology.
  • Pennsylvania State University is star
  • Decline of 'Western Civ'?

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    Survey courses in "Western Civilization," once a common component of undergraduate curriculums, have almost disappeared as a requirement at many large private research universities and public flagships, according to a study released Wednesday by the National Association of Scholars.


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