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Lilli Hornig, 96, Dies; A-Bomb Researcher Lobbied for Women in Science

Added: 21.11.2017 23:25 | 11 views | 0 comments

An alumna of Los Alamos, she became a chemistry professor and urged universities to recruit more women as students, professors and administrators.

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More evidence that statins could prevent blood clots in the veins

Added: 21.11.2017 16:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Further evidence has been found by Universities of Leicester and Bristol researchers to suggest statins could "significantly reduce" the occurrence of blood clotting in certain parts of the body.


Survey taps students' motivation in STEM

Added: 21.11.2017 1:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

Researchers are learning more about undergraduates' experience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes and sharing a set of survey questions that will help researchers and educators at other universities do the same.

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Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans, higher education

Added: 20.11.2017 0:45 | 14 views | 0 comments

Ending a tax deduction for interest paid on student loans. Raising taxes for more than 100,000 graduate students who receive tuition waivers. Imposing a levy on endowments at certain private colleges and universities.
These actions are anathema to higher education leaders across the country. Yet...


South Korea students forced to date as desperate government attempts to lift birth rate

Added: 19.11.2017 16:40 | 14 views | 0 comments

STUDENTS at two South Korean universities are being offering courses that make it mandatory for them to date their classmates as the country battles to reverse one of the lowest birth rates in the world.


Colleges are suspending Greek life. Don't expect the ban to last.

Added: 19.11.2017 10:30 | 8 views | 0 comments

At least four universities have banned campus Greek life following hazing accusations and alcohol-related deaths. But experts say Greek life is too valuable to lose.

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Coursera Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free

Added: 15.11.2017 2:40 | 13 views | 0 comments

Coursera offers an Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free. (Official certificates of completion may cost extra.) During this trial, you'll have access to over 2,000 courses from top American universities like Standford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Columbia, and Rutgers, as well as other universities and organizations worldwide. You'll also receive personalized course recommendations based on your goals. Course topics include computer science, language learning, business, and personal development.
Note: Be sure to cancel you subscription before your free trial ends; otherwise, you'll be billed $49 every month.

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