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LinkedIn Reduces Age Limit to 14 in US; Introduces ‘University Pages’ To Help Teens with College Hunt

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT In an attempt to attract more users, especially teens, LinkedIn has drastically dropped its age limit to 14 in the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia and South Korea.

Oslo University Rejects Norway Mass Killer’s Application to its Political Science Program

Aug 07, 2013 AM EDT The University of Oslo has rejected 34-year-old mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik's application of admission to the school's political science program.

Online Therapy More Effective than Face-To-Face Sessions, Study

Aug 07, 2013 AM EDT Online psychotherapy is considered to be more beneficial than conventional face-to-face therapy, according to a study conducted by the researchers at the University of Zurich.

Former Students File $380 Million Molestation Suit against Yeshiva University High School

Aug 07, 2013 AM EDT A $380 million molestation suit against Yeshiva University (Y.U) High School that reveals decades of sexual abuse and massive cover up by two former officials, ...

University Researchers Paint ‘Mona Lisa’ On the World’s Smallest Canvas

Aug 06, 2013 AM EDT Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created the world's most famous art work; 'Mona Lisa' on a surface that measures only 30 microns across, just a third of the width of a human hair.

Millikin Supports Long-time Psychology Professor Despite Criminal Record Revelation

Aug 03, 2013 AM EDT The 61-year-old chairman of the Millikin's Department of Behavior Sciences continues to remain at his post and receive support from the university officials even after recently being identified as the ...

National Guardsman Convicted of Raping an Intoxicated Ohio University Student

Aug 01, 2013 AM EDT Levi D. Canterbury, a 23-year-old national guardsman from Gallipolis, has been found guilty by an Athens County jury Thursday, on two counts of raping an intoxicated Ohio University student in ...

Outgoing Iranian President Ahmadinejad to Establish Technical University in Tehran after Leaving Office

Jul 29, 2013 AM EDT Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's outgoing president has received approval from the country's Supreme Cultural Revolution Council (SCRC) to set up a technology university in Tehran after he leaves office ...

Sigma Chi loses Housing and Recruiting Privileges over Facebook Scandal

Jul 29, 2013 AM EDT The local chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity at the Willamette University has lost its on-campus house and recruiting privileges indefinitely, for violating the university's student code of conduct.

Julie Hermann Admits to Being Lesbian in School’s Bio (UPDATE)

Jul 26, 2013 AM EDT Julie K Hermann, the new Rutgers athletic director, has once again made headlines! Hermann has admitted to being gay in her 453-word official university biography.

Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly Initiative Powering Longwood University

Jul 25, 2013 AM EDT Longwood University just got involved in an environmental preservation act. The university is purchasing lumber waste from 11 local logging mills and using them to warm up its 62-acre campus.

Forbes’ Top 10 American Colleges

Jul 25, 2013 AM EDT Stanford University is the best higher educational institution in U.S. The university took the number one spot in Forbes’ 6th annual ranking after scoring top marks in retention rates (98 percent) ...

Sir Mervyn King Accepts Visiting Professorship at New York University

Jul 24, 2013 AM EDT Sir Mervyn King, the former governor of the Bank of England will assume a new role of an economics professor at NYU Stern School of Business in September 2013. King stepped down from his position at ...

Hit the Gym before an Interview; Weight Could Be an Influential Factor in College Admissions

Jul 23, 2013 AM EDT Body weight of an applicant could be a determining factor in gaining admission in a university after an in-person interview, according to a new study conducted by Bowling Green State University. The ...

White Teens Less Likely To Apply To University, Study

Jul 23, 2013 AM EDT White teenagers are less likely to pursue higher education when compared to students from other ethnic backgrounds in England, says a study conducted by the Universities and Colleges Admission ...

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