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New web site prepares Colorado students for life after school

The U.S. ranks 15th out of 29 developed countries in the percentage of college students who complete their degrees, and 10th in the world in the percentage of young adults…

Texas college gun bill clears first Senate hurdle

College students and faculty members with concealed handgun licenses in Texas would be allowed to pack their firearms on campus under a bill that the state Senate tentatively approved May…

Free Stanford iPhone podcasts downloaded 1 million times

An iPhone development course from Stanford University has recently reached a million downloads from Apple’s iTunes U, AppleInsider reports. …

New software makes iPhones spreadsheet-friendly

U.S. software developer MeLLmo has released a free application that turns iPhones into powerful tools for analyzing spreadsheets and reports, enhancing the appeal of Apple mobile devices to schools, businesses,…

No guidance on how to rein in the flu

As schools continue to shut down in New York and elsewhere because of swine flu, health officials are asking a question for which there is little guidance, even in pandemic…

Intelliworks to help George Mason University raise enrollment

George Mason University has tapped Intelliworks to improve the productivity of its recruitment efforts and better manage its enrollment process, BizJournals reports. …

Law students teach Scalia about privacy and the web

This spring, the students of an elective course on internet privacy at Fordham Law School experienced a number of fascinating "teaching moments" during an assignment meant to demonstrate how much…

Intel fetes four-decade Stanford link

Intel is celebrating its four-decade-long relationship with Stanford University by spotlighting the school's nexus with its top executives, CNET reports. …

Facebook users hooked in new ‘phishing’ scam

Facebook on May 15 was blocking links to bogus web sites set up to look like the home page of the popular online social network in a "phishing" attack by…

Psst! Need the answer to No. 7? Click here.

As web sites like Cramster and SparkNotes are transforming the way undergraduates study, some are questioning whether they encourage cheating and undermine learning, reports the New York Times. …