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Alcorn State President Resigns amid Investigation into University’s Purchasing Practises

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST M. Christopher Brown II, Alcorn State University (ASU) president, has tendered his resignation following investigation into the school's purchasing irregularities.

Newcastle University to Stop Baboon Experiments Following Public Outcry

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST Following public pressure, Newcastle University has decided to stop conducting 'disturbing' experiments on wild baboons caught in from Kenya.

Strictly Come Dancing: Susanna Reid Had a Three-Year Fling with a Bristol Uni Prof

Oct 28, 2013 AM EDT Susanna Reid, one of the serious contenders for this year's ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ crown apparently had a three-year scandalous affair with a professor at Bristol University.

Malaysian University Faces Criticism over Its Conferment of Honorary Doctorate in Economics on North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un

Oct 24, 2013 AM EDT HELP University, a privately run Malaysian university is facing heavy public criticism for conferring an honorary doctorate in economics on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Former UC Davis Police Officer Who Pepper-sprayed Students during November 2011 Protest Receives $38K over 'Psychiatric Injuries'

Oct 24, 2013 AM EDT University of California, Davis has agreed to pay nearly $40,000 to John Pike, a former university police officer who made headlines in November 2011 for pepper-spraying students in close quarters ...

Texas A&M to Be the First American University to Open a Satellite Campus in Israel

Oct 23, 2013 AM EDT Texas A&M University has created a new world record by becoming the first American institution to establish a satellite campus in Nazareth, Israel’s largest Arab city.

Stanford Seeks Court Help to Solve Ownership Claims of Chiang Diaries

Sep 26, 2013 AM EDT Stanford University’s Hoover Institution asks court to settle ownership dispute of Chiang Kai-shek archives.

McGill's MBA Students Win Prestigious 2013 Hult Prize; Create Insect Flour Rich in Proteins and Iron

Sep 25, 2013 AM EDT The team, ‘Aspire Food Group’ which consist of five students from the Desautels Faculty of Management made flour with insects.

Columbia University Professor Thanks Well-Wishers for Their Over-Whelming Support Following Hate Crime Attack (UPDATE)

Sep 24, 2013 AM EDT Prabhjot Singh, a 31-year-old Columbia University professor, expressed his gratitude for the support he received from around the world after he was attacked by a group of young men who called him ...

Pittsburgh Police Arrest University Student Dressed As Spiderman For Trying to Rob a Store

Sep 23, 2013 AM EDT In a recent effort to ape a superhero, a University of Pittsburgh student has landed behind bars for allegedly trying to demand money from a clerk in an Oakland convenience store early Friday, dressed ...

Tim Minchin Accepts Honorary Doctorate from University of Western Australia

Sep 18, 2013 AM EDT Tim Minchin, renowned rock n roll superstar, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from his alma mater, University of Western Australia (UWA) in Perth Tuesday night.

University of New Hampshire to Screen 'Letters to Kennedy'

Sep 18, 2013 AM EDT The University of New Hampshire (UNH) community will be getting a special, advanced screening of a documentary film Wednesday that is based on condolence letters written to First Lady Jacqueline ...

Southern Chinese University Making Students Sign Suicide and Injury 'Disclaimer'

Sep 18, 2013 AM EDT Colleges and Universities across the globe tend to offer counselling services within its campus for suicide prone students and extend care for their well being. However, a university in Southern China ...

Julia Gillard to Serve As Honorary Visiting Professor at University Of Adelaide

Sep 17, 2013 AM EDT Julia Gillard, the former prime minister of Australia, will don a new hat of an honorary visiting professor beginning November at her alma mater, the University of Adelaide.

Toronto University Cancels A$AP Rocky Concert Over Assault Charge

Sep 16, 2013 AM EDT The York Federation of Students Board of Directors at the York University in Toronto has cancelled popular rapper, A$AP Rocky's upcoming show after learning about his criminal battery charges.

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