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With Dramatic Plan, Nevada Asks Battered Universities To Solve Its Economic Crisis

Just off the graveyard shift, Aaron Starks refuels with coffee in the early-morning quiet of the student union at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, steeling himself for his classes in electrical engineering.

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WVU, City And Bank Working On Revitalization Deal

West Virginia University, the city of Morgantown and First United Bank and Trust are working on a deal aimed at revitalizing run-down neighborhoods around the downtown campus.

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Williston State Ordered To Stop Housing Foreign Workers At The School

The new chancellor of North Dakota's university system has ordered Williston State College to stop housing foreign workers at the school as part of a program meant to fill temporary jobs.

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Yale Requiring Students To Register Off-Campus Parties

Yale University is requiring students to inform the school in advance of any off-campus party that involves more than 50 people.

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UNT Readies Plan To Remove Cartouche From Famed Downtown Dallas Building

It’s been rumored for months that the University of North Texas has wanted to remove the historic cartouche from the former Titche-Goettinger Building that faces Main Street Garden; maybe you recall, we hinted at its imminent demise as recently as late May. Well, to quote The New Year: The end’s not near. It’s here.

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University Of Washington Adds Housing With Big Building Boom

The UW is spending about $200 million to build new residence halls and apartments, with an eye to getting more students to live on campus.

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Montgomery County CC President Emphasizes Business Community's Role In Higher Education

Partnering with a business helped Montgomery County Community College open its new University Center in Pottstown earlier this month.

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Governor Mitch Daniels Faces Ethics Complaint

State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is asking Indiana’s inspector general to examine whether Gov. Mitch Daniels has violated state ethics laws as he prepares to take over as Purdue University’s president.

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UCLA Hotel And Conference Center Plan OKd By Key Regents' Panel

The full UC board is expected to approve the project in the heart of the UCLA campus Thursday. But nearby hoteliers and Westwood activists still oppose it.

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Ball State Ready To Seize Business To Build Hotel-Dorm

If necessary, Ball State University will exercise its eminent domain power to seize a building housing a copy center/printing business on which it plans to build a $25-million hotel, conference center, restaurants and dormitory for hospitality and food management students.

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