Consortium of research universities considers steps to support cross-departmental research by making changes at faculty and administrative levels.
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November 6, 2008
November 5, 2008
With many on campuses flocking to the polls, some were frustrated by long lines and other voting obstacles.
November 4, 2008
Provider settles with U.S. in a dispute over academic travel in Cuba. But because of stricter regulations (which this case predates), academic exchange remains limited.
November 3, 2008
Academic leaders discuss Middle Eastern branch campuses, restrictions on so-called "sensitive" research, and other topics related to academic freedom -- including confusion about the term.
October 31, 2008
Conference explores the state of free inquiry at "universities in dangerous times."
October 29, 2008
Small institutions that have had low enrollment levels for Jews are pushing to increase them -- and in so doing raise delicate questions.
October 24, 2008
Northridge graduate student is detained -- latest in a series of incidents involving American scholars or those trying to teach in the United States.
October 21, 2008
Civic-minded students advocate for canceling or excusing absences from classes; many colleges leave the matter up to individual professors.
October 21, 2008
Seton Hall's new curriculum entails signature courses tied to the institution's religious mission, plus a deliberate focus on "proficiencies" across the disciplines.
October 16, 2008
A new report tracking changes among Latino college freshmen over more than 30 years is striking, in part, for all that’s stayed more or less the same.