News tagged with graduation

Listening to the stars

It is almost night on the island of Puerto Rico. Astronomer Joanna Rankin raises her head toward the sky. A few of the brightest stars shine through blue cracks in a ragged dome of gray clouds. To her back, ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in Astronomy
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Can plagiarism be weeded out?

To cheat or not to cheat? It's a question scholars have grappled with for generations. For the majority of students, cheating is out of the question because success can only be achieved through honest and hard work, i.e. ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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More youth seeing their Facebook, email hacked

Young people are having a harder time keeping their profile pages and email accounts secure, especially from prankster friends. And although many treat hacking or spying as a joke, nearly half who have been victims were upset ...

dateOct 06, 2011 in Internet
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PHD Comics hits the big screen

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you are a graduate student, you are more than likely aware of the popular Piled Higher and Deeper, or PHD, Comics created by Jorge Cham. These comics cover the everyday struggles that s ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Other report
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Student loan default rates jump

The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans has jumped sharply, the latest indication that rising college tuition costs, low graduation rates and poor job prospects are getting more and more ...

dateSep 12, 2011 in Other
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Parents, ACLU sue NJ city over Facebook records

(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state's biggest city for refusing to release records related to a $100 million gift pledged to its schools by Facebook founder ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Business
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