News tagged with educational institutions

Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

(AP)—U.S. universities have responded to China's exploding demand for American higher education with branch campuses and aggressive recruiting. Now, some are trying to boost their brands by casting photos ...

Mar 03, 2013
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Foxconn admits employing underage interns in China

Taiwan's Foxconn has admitted employing children as young as 14 on assembly lines at a plant in China, a fresh blow to the tech giant that has been attacked over its treatment of staff after several suicides.

Oct 17, 2012
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US-led cybercrime finance sting nabs 24 (Update)

At least 24 people were arrested in the United States and abroad in a US-led sting operation targeting cyber criminals buying and selling stolen credit card information, officials said Tuesday.

Jun 26, 2012
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Student-designed robots take on March Madness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sixty-six national and international high school teams will take their robots to the courts this weekend to compete in the 21st season of the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and ...

Mar 16, 2012
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Indiana launches new ultra-high-speed network

Indiana is the first state to launch a high-speed 100-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) network link dedicated to research and education. The new network, named Monon100, is 10 times faster than the current network link. With it, ...

Feb 01, 2012
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States reduce funding for research universities

States reduced per-student funding for major public research universities by a fifth during the past decade, while foreign competitors invested heavily to challenge the United States' once dominant global position in science, ...

Jan 18, 2012
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