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Wayne State Looks To 'Revitalize City Block' With $93 Million Midtown Research Facility

Wayne state University plans to begin work this year on a $93 million biomedical research facility in Midtown that President Allan Gilmour believes will "reviatlize a city block that is now vacant."

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Tulane University Football Stadium Parking Proposal Leaves Many Dissatisfied

If 30,000 people attend a football game at Tulane University's proposed on-campus stadium, 70 percent of them are likely to travel by private cars, meaning more than 8,000 parking spaces would be needed to accommodate them, consultants working for Tulane said at a public forum this week.

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University Of Utah’s New President To Tour The State

Public invited to David Pershing’s meetings with community and college leaders

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UW System Fills Joint Position With WEDC

The University of Wisconsin System has hired an associate vice president for economic development to strengthen relationships between the UW System and businesses statewide, and to connect researchers among the various campuses to drive statewide economic growth, UW System President Kevin Reilly announced Monday.

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How Much Is U of Alabama in Huntsville Worth To Huntsville? Almost $700 Million Each Year

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is worth almost $700 million annually to the Rocket City economy, the school announced today.

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Jury In Place At Sandusky Trial

Lawyers in the child sex-abuse trial of former Pennsylvania State University football coach Jerry Sandusky have impaneled a jury.

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S.F. City College Can't Afford All Its Campuses

City College of San Francisco may be forced to close or combine some campuses - it has 12 of them - to help stave off a financial crisis and retain full accreditation, The Chronicle has learned.

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Pa. Considers Leasing University, Prison Land For Drilling

A state House panel on Wednesday tweaked a measure that could expand gas drilling on state-owned lands, including on the campuses of the State System of Higher Education colleges.

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The Sacramento Bee, L.A. Times Sue To Force Release Of U of California, Davis Officer Names In Pepper-Spraying

Arguing that the public has a right to know the names of the police officers involved in the November pepper-spray incident at UC Davis, The Bee and the Los Angeles Times sued Wednesday to force disclosure of their identities.

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New England's Disappearing Satellite College Campuses (Blog)

Only a generation ago, such universities as Northeastern and Boston University had campuses strategically sprinkled throughout eastern Massachusetts.

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