Higher Ed

This week in higher ed: April 17, 2013

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The University of California at Los Angeles’ ban on all smoking and tobacco products on campus will take effect Tuesday.

University News

This week in higher ed: March 6, 2013

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A chain of what Oberlin College officials referred to as “hate-related incidents” caused Oberlin’s President Marvin Krislov to cancel classes Monday.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 27, 2013

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Online courses may exacerbate achievement gaps and further disadvantage demographic groups that often struggle academically, according to a new study.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 20, 2013

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Disagreements prompt professor’s departure from MOOC, Berkeley student comes out as undocumented, Harvard admin position emphasizes sustainable investment

This week in higher ed: Feb. 13, 2013

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has requested the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal in a case involving the use of race in college admission decisions.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 6, 2013

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Questions of administrative diversity surface at Penn. One percent of Harvard undergrads forced to withdraw in cheating scandal.

This week in higher ed: Jan. 30, 2013

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A report found that divesting from top fossil fuel companies would not pose a statistically significant risk to universities’ endowments.

This week in higher ed: Jan. 23, 2013

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Three people were wounded in a shooting between two men on the North Harris campus of Lone Star College near Houston, Texas at around 12:30 p.m. yesterday, according to an article in Reuters.

State House speakers address HIV prevention

December 3, 2012 1 comment

HIV prevention must be a top priority for the Rhode Island community, said Thomas Bertrand, executive director of the AIDS Project Rhode Island, to about 40 guests Friday at the HIV Prevention Coalition’s State House World AIDS Day Event. 

Metro

Police dept. faces lawsuit over beating, cover-up

November 6, 2012 0 comments

Luis Mendonca filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Providence Police Department, the Rhode Island School of Design and the city Oct. 12.