Assumption College, in Worcester, Mass., laid off 15 employees this week in a cost-cutting effort that will save $1-million. The cuts include administrators and faculty and staff members. Read More: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/jp/assumption-college-lays-off-15-to-cut-costs
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The University of Iowa’s president on Tuesday publicly apologized for her remarks about sexual assault that were published in a recent article by the university’s student newspaper. Read More: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/u-of-iowa-president-apologizes-for-remarks-about-sexual-assault/73537
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Prospective students from low-income backgrounds need information on financial aid at a younger age, and an easier way to get access to that money when they need it for college. Read More: http://chronicle.com/article/College-Board-Offers-Proposals/144983/
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In a closely watched lawsuit, faculty members had sought to halt a new and controversial general-education curriculum. Read More: http://chronicle.com/article/Judges-Ruling-Tilts/144981/
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A slate led by two former presidents is seeking to oust the association's current leaders, whom the challengers accuse of neglecting the group's historic mission. Read More: http://chronicle.com/article/AAUP-Leaders-Face-Backlash/144985/
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They enter with higher aspirations than their white peers but are less likely to graduate in three years. Read More: http://chronicle.com/article/Minority-Male-Students-Face/144979/
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Local hoops star Colleen Walsh will play for the University of the Sciences next season. Read More: http://articles.philly.com/2014-02-23/sports/47607028_1_sean-costello-courtney-redcross-nia-holland
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Today marks the start of “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week,” and a University of the Sciences professor (Dr. Alix Timko) says the problem is not just limited to young women. Audio clip attached. Read More: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/02/23/eating-disorders-affect-more-than-just-females/
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Research shows that eating disorders are more common than we initially thought, and not only do they not just occur in young women, but they are actually common in men and boys, said USciences professor Dr. Alix Timko. Dr. Alix Timko will be featured on 98.1 WOGL’s 30-minute program, “Philadelphia...
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Paul Halpern, physics professor and fellow in humanities at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, will explore the treatment of these ideas in popular culture during a program at the Public Library for Union County at 7 p.m. March 6. Read More: http://www.dailyitem.com/panews/x1783684256/Time-Travel-in-Popular-Culture
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