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September 5, 2007
Paul Quinn College establishes a mandatory dress code as part of a broad overhaul intended to reinvent the once-struggling institution.
September 4, 2007
A request for records from Ohio University's online fraud reporting hotline causes officials to suspend the system, fearing violations of privacy.
August 30, 2007
At least seven universities have received e-mailed bomb scares -- all hoaxes -- and the FBI is investigating whether they're connected.
August 29, 2007
One of a public relations officer's worst nightmares is a lie that won't go away, and Dalhousie University recently confronted a doozy: that it was experimenting on cuddly, doe-eyed puppies and kittens.
August 28, 2007
Boston College declines to publish video of a debate between the author Dinesh D'Souza and the scholar Alan Wolfe. Censorship or editorial judgment?
August 22, 2007
Illinois State University's College of Business is set to require students in certain majors to dress up for class -- or leave.
August 20, 2007
Robert C. Amme, a research professor of physics at the University of Denver, thinks there aren't nearly enough scientists with expertise in managing nuclear waste. So to train the next generation of environmental assessment specialists, he's taking them to a place where there's no radiation, nuclear fallout or even laws of gravity.Armed with a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Amme and his colleagues are preparing to build a nuclear reactor -- in the virtual, online world of Second Life.
August 17, 2007
When Colorado Christian University notified Andrew Paquin, an assistant professor of global studies, that his contract would not be renewed, he knew that not being sufficiently guided by Christ wasn't the problem. But it might have been that he wasn't sufficiently capitalist.
August 15, 2007
More graduating seniors in SAT-centric districts decided to take the standardized achievement test, and average scores continued to rise.
August 14, 2007
President of the University of California, Robert C. Dynes, will resign in 10 months, a year after weathering a major compensation scandal.