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NJ Institute of Technology Moves Forward On $80M Greek Village Project In Newark

Frat row is getting a new address as the New Jersey Institute of Technology moves forward with an $80 million Greek Village in Newark.

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Providence Puts Focus on Making a Home for Knowledge

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.

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New U Of New Orleans President Aims To Restore Connections With Local Business Community

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.

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MIT Injecting Life Into Kendall Square

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.

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Berkeley Crackdown Raises Fear of Move Backward

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.

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Both Sides Of Gun Debate Rallying Today At Va. Tech

Activists on both sides of the campus gun-rights debate have converged on Virginia Tech's campus today.

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Dorm Closings Will Force Some University Of Michigan Students To Look Off Campus

With three residence halls scheduled to be closed next fall, a large number of returning University of Michigan students who would prefer dormitory housing will have to look off-campus.

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Del Mar College Officials Aim To Build Onto Existing Community Partnerships

Del Mar College officials want to build onto existing educational community partnerships with entities such as the CCISD and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to add to its student base and aid the transfer of courses to local universities.

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