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St. Cloud State Rues End Of Aviation Program

Supporters of an aviation program at St. Cloud State University say its closure is poorly timed as the industry expects to see more demand for pilots and aviation workers.

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Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are teaming up in a $60 million venture to provide classes online for free.

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"Higher Ed Needs Different Kinds of Minds" at UBTech2012

The fascinating life of Temple Grandin, Ph.D. has been the subject of numerous profiles, books, magazines and radio and television specials.

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Harvard and M.I.T. Team Up to Offer Free Online Courses

In what is shaping up as an academic Battle of the Titans — one that offers vast new learning opportunities for students around the world — Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday announced a new nonprofit partnership, known as edX, to offer free online courses from both universities.

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California Chosen as Home for Computing Institute

The Simons Foundation, which specializes in science and math research, has chosen the University of California, Berkeley, as host for an ambitious new center for computer science, the university plans to announce on Tuesday.

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In College Readiness, Michigan Falls Short

If you live in Michigan, your high-schooler is probably less prepared for college than the average American student.

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Waging War on Higher Education (Opinion)

Higher education is currently under assault in America.

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Secret Service To Receive Ethics Training At Hopkins

Agency expands program following Colombia scandal

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New Jersey Among Several States To Consider College Merger

In early December, just as Gov. Christie's task force was putting the final touches on his controversial plan to overhaul New Jersey's public university system - including a merger of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University - a similar conversation was concluding 160 miles south on I-95.

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Harvard Panel Pushes Benefits Of Free Journals

Costly publications targeted

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