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October 22, 2012
Berkeley has launched investigation into plagiarism allegations against Terrence Deacon in response to very public campaign for Deacon to admit to alleged oversight errors in citations.
October 18, 2012
As law school tuitions rise and jobs grow scarcer, New York U. and other law schools announce curricular changes, often aimed at revamping the third year. But are such changes addressing the real problem?
October 18, 2012
Although only a small number of ballot measures this election season deal with higher education, initiatives in several states could have significant impact.
October 17, 2012
Gallaudet's decision to suspend and to rehire its chief diversity officer over her stance against gay marriage raises issues about administrators' rights and responsibilities.
October 11, 2012
Hundreds of people gather on Supreme Court steps to demonstrate their support for the University of Texas and affirmative action.
October 9, 2012
Collegiate a cappella hits the big screen with the release of "Pitch Perfect," which college singers say gets some facts right, but portrays their groups as a bit more cut-throat than they really are.
October 3, 2012
A report out today argues that class-based college admissions policies would be an effective replacement for race-based affirmative action, which is at stake in an upcoming Supreme Court case.
October 2, 2012
Following news of a student being hospitalized after allegedly receiving alcohol enema, experts debate whether this is a trend. Either way, they say, education is needed.
October 1, 2012
Blogs at two universities aim to promote tolerance by highlighting insensitive and offensive comments posted on social media.
September 28, 2012
With key Supreme Court case in the offing, social scientists defend college admissions policies that consider race.