Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 6:42pm
When Brown University opened its new $45 million medical school in August about a mile from its campus here, it was the institution’s first academic department to be located away from its home on College Hill overlooking downtown Providence.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 12/11/2011 - 9:32pm
Supervisors of the University of Louisiana system on Friday named Peter Fos as the next president of the University of New Orleans. The board voted unanimously to select Fos, a UNO alumnus, after a final conversation with him and one other finalist, Michael A. Wartell, chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:39pm
For all of its success as a center of commerce, Kendall Square in Cambridge remains something of an urban desert, with unused spaces and buildings isolated by wide streets, exaggerating the sense of emptiness.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 7:09pm
On Tuesday, protesters wheeled blackboards and pianos onto Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley. Thousands gathered near the famous steps for a day of teach-ins, music and speeches — one of the largest protests on the campus since the 1960s.