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This week in higher ed: Oct. 17, 2013

October 17, 2013 0 comments

Poll finds skepticism about online education A Gallup poll released Tuesday shows a mixture of opinions on online education among the American public, including significant skepticism about its pedagogical potential. The poll, conducted earlier this month, found low overall approval ratings for online learning: Thirty-four percent of respondents rated fully […]

‘Water’ explores ‘interconnected but isolating modern age’

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‘Water’ explores ‘interconnected but isolating modern age’

September 27, 2013 0 comments

Quiara Hudes’ play won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and examines 21st century themes.

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Cohen begins settlement talks with prosecutors

September 26, 2013 0 comments

The agreement would include securities fraud charges against SAC and the civil charges against the trustee.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

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This week in higher ed: Sept. 20, 2013

September 19, 2013 0 comments

The University of Virginia announced last Thursday the formation of a new Commission on Slavery and the University.

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Trustee’s hedge fund indicted for fraud

September 3, 2013 0 comments

The U. has not said whether charges against Cohen could affect his status as a trustee.

(Herald file photo.)


Live blog: Day one of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island

August 1, 2013 1 comment

Aug. 1 marks the first day same-sex couples will be able to marry in Rhode Island. Follow The Herald’s live blog of the day’s events.

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Trustee’s hedge fund faces criminal charges

July 25, 2013 3 comments

SAC Capital, run by Corporation trustee Steven Cohen, was indicted with multiple charges of fraud.

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SEC brings case against Cohen

July 20, 2013 1 comment

University officials have not commented on the SEC’s case against Corporation trustee Steven Cohen.

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Former U. president Gordon Gee to step down from Ohio State

June 6, 2013 0 comments

Gee, who became Ohio State University’s president in 2007, will retire amid controversy over remarks he made about Notre Dame.

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