October 21, 2014
Seeking Hip Worker Environs, Universities Remake Research Parks (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Research Triangle Park, the king of university-affiliated business development, is 11 square miles of North Carolina pine forest laced with blue-chip tenants that include IBM, Monsanto, Cisco Systems, and Dupont.
Universities Curtail Health Experts’ Efforts to Work on Ebola in West Africa (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Tough new restrictions on travel to Ebola-ravaged countries, including a flurry of bans announced in the past several days, by the State University of New York and other groups, have some infectious-disease experts, on campuses and off, worried.
Public-College Leaders Rail Against Education Dept.’s ‘Regulatory Culture’ (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Ted Mitchell, under secretary of education, began his speech to a roomful of higher-education leaders on Monday with a conciliatory tone, stressing that the U.S. Department of Education shared a goal with them of serving the public good.
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