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This Week in Higher Ed: Feb. 25, 2015

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Drug overdoses hospitalize 12 at Wesleyan. U. of Illinois student charged with movie-inspired sexual assault. Three injured in Bethune-Cookman shooting.

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Alternative to Common App sees surge in use

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The University has decided not to sign onto an alternative platform to the Common App for this admission cycle.

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.

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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.