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Fishy research opens a can of worms

It is the hedgehog of the reef: a tropical fish whose quill-like fin spines inflict a painful sting. Now the zebra lionfish has become embroiled in an expanding research misconduct investigation that stretches from a Queensland island to the chilly Baltic and the grasslands of Saskatchewan.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. plans to separate from Ashford University

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, today announced it plans to separate from its academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, and become an Online Program Management (OPM) company.

Cooper Union announces plan to reinstate free tuition

After adopting a bitterly contested plan a few years ago to charge students tuition for the first time in a century, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art announced Thursday that it hoped to make the college tuition-free again for all undergraduates in 10 years.

Should a Donor Dictate Who Is President?

UNLV president signed a gift agreement that said a $14 million pledge was valid only if he was in the job. He's leaving, and the pledge has evaporated. Agreement raises questions on governance and fund-raising ethics.

How students took a stand against modern slavery

Modern slavery is a crime that happens all over the world, sometimes right under our noses. Its victims often go unnoticed, simply because people don't know that slavery exists, or how to spot the signs that someone has fallen prey to traffickers.