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Humanities Have A Place, Even At Caltech

Although science rules at Caltech, humanities and social sciences courses are 'crucial' to learning how to write and communicate, administrators say.

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Could Budget Cutbacks Be The Death Of The University Press?

For 54 years, the University of Missouri Press has showcased the state’s history, culture and authors to readers close to home and scholars far beyond its borders.

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UC Berkeley's Libraries Next Chapter May Be Cuts

UC Berkeley ranks among the five best universities on the planet in part because an engineering researcher there has no trouble finding the gravity study he needs from the 1970s.

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U Of Iowa Sees Record Math Number

Seven minorities are to get Ph.D.s from the department.

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Baruch College Finds Problems in a Business Program

An internal investigation at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College has uncovered “irregularities” in its executive master’s degree programs, and the college has taken disciplinary measures against faculty and staff members involved, Baruch officials said on Sunday.

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Bishop State Student Uses Xbox Kinect Device In Invention Of Voice Interface Controlled Robot (Video)

Bishop State Community College student James Deese has found a way for quadriplegics and the elderly to retrieve items with the use of a robot.

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Butler, Notre Dame Rank Among Nation's Top 5% In Academic Achievement by NCAA

Notre Dame and Butler ranked among the nation's top 5 percent for academic achievement in figures released today by the NCAA.

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A College Education on the Cheap? Tech Start-Ups Take on Higher Ed

Technology start-ups are cracking into the higher education market and their pitch is an enticing one: A college education for anyone at almost no cost.

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'Administrative Sprawl' And Nebulous Degrees (Opinion)

Many parents and the children they send to college are paying rapidly rising prices for something of declining quality. This is because “quality” is not synonymous with “value.”

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