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ASU professor brings back spotlight on plagiarism

Author and educator Matthew Whitaker is once again accused of plagiarizing. Technology is making plagiarism easier to catch and easier to commit.

Irish students killed in U.S. balcony collapse flown home

Los Angeles - The bodies of five Irish students killed in a balcony collapse in California are set to return home, and a sixth Irish-American victim was buried in the state, as parents appealed for privacy to mourn the deaths.

Ireland mourns balcony death students

Dublin - The Irish national flag flew at half mast and parliament was suspended Wednesday in tribute to the six young people who died when an apartment balcony collapsed during a 21st birthday party in California.

Six Irish killed in California balcony collapse

Los Angeles - Six Irish nationals died in the early hours of Tuesday when an apartment balcony collapsed in the California university town of Berkeley, authorities said.At least seven people were injured, with some in critical condition, local media reported.

Cambridge University hunting for 'Professor of Lego'

Cambridge - Cambridge University is seeking a professor of Lego. For those with a keen interest in putting plastic bricks together, the post (and salary) might seem appealing. Unfortunately some academic credentials are needed as well.

Nobel laureate Tim Hunt resigns over remarks about 'girls' in labs

London - British Nobel Prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt has resigned from his post at University College London over controversial comments he made about female scientists.

One killed, 150 hurt in Kenya stampede after power cable blast

Nairobi - A panicked student was killed and 150 more were hurt in a stampede on Sunday when an electrical blast sparked fears of a new Islamist attack on a Kenyan university campus.

Quebec student protest boils over

Montr - An ongoing student protest in Quebec is boiling over following clashes with riot police, arrests and significant damage to a university campus, reminiscent of 2012 demonstrations that gripped the Canadian province.

US university expels fraternity over race chant video

Washington - The University of Oklahoma banned a major fraternity from its campus Monday over a YouTube video that shows some of its members singing a racist chant.

Researchers achieve 1Tb/sec 5G speeds in lab

Researchers developing the 5G mobile network technology that will eventually replace 4G have managed to transfer data at a massive 1 Tb/sec in experimental lab conditions, blowing away previous estimates of the potential speed of our future mobiles.

Police reveal details of mysterious tunnel in Toronto

Police in Toronto are seeking the help of the public to find out who is responsible for digging a huge 33-feet long, six-feet high tunnel in the grounds of the Toronto's York University.

Fears of Apple Watch prompt universities to ban watches in exams

A number of British universities have announced that they will be banning all watches from examination halls amid fears of possible cheating once smartwatches come into popularity, expected with the release of the Apple Watch next month.

New program links university and elementary school students Special

In Canada a leading university is working with a local school board whereby university students will mentor school pupils across a range of subjects with the aim of promoting healthy living.

University study suggests frequent sex wards off prostate cancer

According to a University of Montreal study, having sex with more than 20 women can reduce your risks of prostate cancer by 28 percent.

University student buys house boat to avoid accomodation costs

Charlotte Tindle was worried about facing living costs of £1,000 a month in Fulham, London, whilst studying at the London University Tech Music School - so instead she renovated a disused houseboat.

Op-Ed: New book signals immediate need for better teaching at colleges

A new book has provided a scathing critique of higher education in the United States, asserting that many college students learn very little during their undergraduate years. Perhaps it's time to change from "publish or perish" to, you know, TEACHING...

Female students twice as likely to end up in debt from stress

New research has shown that female students are twice as likely to end up in debt at university as their male counterparts owing to poor personal finance skills and the large amounts of stress placed on them.

Senior Millionaires and the education of their grandchildren

According to a 2014 Spectrem’s Millionaire Corner wealth level study, 39 percent of senior Millionaires over the age of 65 consider financing their grandchildren’s education one of their primary concerns.

Four shot at Seattle college

Seattle - Four people were shot and wounded Thursday at a Seattle college campus before teachers and other school workers were able to disarm him.

Op-Ed: Study finds rich administrators make for poorer students

A recent study found that students pay more and pay longer to go to school in colleges that have more highly paid leaders.

Rich college presidents linked to poorer teachers, students

It is recognized that the high pay of corporate CEOs is connected to the low pay of the employees. Did you know that public universities are exactly the same? They are, according to a recent study.

University students request 'trigger warnings' for course texts

Students at several universities around the country have made what they believe is a reasonable request: to be given a heads up if any material they are assigned to read contains any material that may be upsetting to them.

Review: A funk/soul album with great potential, but minor issues

“Burden to Bear is especially precious to me because it’s my first album,” says soul/pop artist Lael Summer, currently a student in the University of Southern California’s elite Popular Music program and signed to New York’s True Groove Records.

Researchers working on social media 'lie detector'

London - University researchers are working on a system that could quash rumours spreading on social media by identifying whether information is accurate.Five European universities, led by Sheffield in northern England, are cooperating on a system that could au...

Out-of-control snowball fight being investigated in Oregon

The University of Oregon is investigating an out of control snowball fight, and trying to figure out if it turned criminal after students started to throw snowballs at moving cars at an intersection.

Barcelona University makes fascinating find in hidden cave

Barcelona - Archaeologists from the University of Barcelona in Spain made an exciting and fascinating discovery recently. They found the bones of four people, dating back some 6,400 years and the funerary rites were unlike anything they had seen before.

A University staffer is taking her show on the road Special

Dar Es Salaam - This month, children's entertainer Diana Josephat will board a ship and sing songs. An entertainer told journalists, yesterday.

Arts and Grad Studies join forces to introduce kids to university Special

Dar Es Salaam - Today morning, the shaking of music, the jingle of triangles and the beat of drums resound from a University of Dar es Salaam classroom.

University eyes up the gold at College Challenge Special

Dar Es Salaam - Strong competition means campus teams are fighting to protect the title. College Challenge 2013 is nearing the end — but victory for University of Dar es Salaam athletes is anything but guaranteed, says organizer Pauline Wanja.

What every Canadian student should know about auto insurance Commissioned

As summer turns to autumn, the annual migration of college and university students returning to school begins. No doubt the subject of auto insurance will be a concern for students driving their own car on campus or visiting their parents during holidays.
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Handout from a now-defunct university course in homoeopathy.
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Handout from a now-defunct university course in homoeopathy.
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A mysterious tunnel has been dug in the grounds of Toronto University's York campus
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