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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. …

Pulse Smartpen should be required for college, not the iPhone

Recently, the University of Missouri's journalism program made news by saying it would require its students to purchase an iPhone or an iTouch for the fall semester. But San Francisco…

Slur-filled web site hurtful but not illegal

Before the digital age, there was simply nasty writing on the restroom wall. Now, in the say-it-all era of the internet, the darker side of teenage expression has found a…

Student speech in an online age

The Supreme Court has repeatedly affirmed that "students do not shed their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse gate." But the internet has both courts and schools trying to determine just…

House approves $6.4 billion for green schools

The House on Thursday passed a multiyear school construction bill with the ambitious goals of producing hundreds of thousands of jobs, reducing energy consumption and creating healthier, cleaner environments for…