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October 20, 2008
Maryland community college helps foreign-trained, immigrant nurses seek licensure and ESL proficiency to work at local hospitals.
October 17, 2008
Italian professor at Wesleyan U. solves a 500-year-old murder mystery but, after receiving faculty backing, can't figure out why he was denied tenure.
October 15, 2008
Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, wants to cease the propagation of “the so-called 'dumb jock’ myth,” as he puts it.
October 14, 2008
NCAA considers allowing players to use online and other “non-traditional courses” to meet their sports participation requirements.
October 13, 2008
Ballot referendum to rid Massachusetts of its income tax could have devastating impact on its system of public higher education.
October 9, 2008
Two-year and four-year programs, long at loggerheads, show increased signs of a willingness to collaborate.
October 8, 2008
Hudson Valley finds that combining and coordinating various student services yields unusually high retention rate.
October 2, 2008
Talk of splitting the NCAA competitive level in two is dead. But philosophical differences among the division's members remain, prompting a reevaluation of some of their bedrock principles.
September 30, 2008
Smith College rings in the new academic year in a most revealing way. Still, administrators worry that its students may not be putting their best foot forward. As a result, the institution has curbed what some consider lewd student behavior at a popular academic event.
September 25, 2008
To the dismay of some students and employees, Pennsylvania's system of state-owned universities uses new law curbing "indoor" smoking to ban it everywhere on its 14 campuses.