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2008-09-25 11:25:00

An online ‘virtual’ campus established by the University of Illinois nine months ago has fallen short of its goals for enrollment and course offerings.

2008-08-04 03:00:13

By Olson, Scott At a time when central Indiana is adding high-tech jobs faster than any other area in the Midwest, the overall health of the industry could he threatened by a lack of interest from college students.

2008-06-26 06:02:57

By Rick Rouan, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 26--Ohio University's provost will recommend to the trustees today that the university switch to semesters, completing the change by 2012 or 2013.

2008-06-25 00:02:50

By GERRY DICK Indiana University and Purdue University plan to ask the 2009 General Assembly to create a research alliance to grow the state's bio- and life sciences industries. The alliance would also improve public health and increase the number of physicians being trained in Indiana.

2008-06-24 02:30:19

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the top questions on the minds of Pennsylvania landowners these days is how much money might they see in royalties from drilling natural gas in the Marcellus Shale.

2008-06-23 00:00:21

By Barbara Hollenbaugh Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will present a series of summer programs for children ages 6 to 12 and for teenagers.

2008-06-20 12:00:46

By John Russell, The Indianapolis Star Jun. 19--For decades, Indiana University and Purdue University have competed fiercely for faculty, students and research money.

2005-08-18 14:09:21

In order to remain technologically and scientifically competitive in an increasingly global society, the United States needs all the brainpower it has. Currently however, a significant brain drain is taking place as bias has created a significant barrier to women and under-represented groups from pursuing technological or scientific careers, according to the upcoming paper "More Women in Science," which will appear in the August 19, 2005 issue of the journal Science.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.