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Entries by Leah Finnegan from 06/2010

Internet Cafes Close Ahead Of Exams In China

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

BEIJING — Teenagers tempted by computer games when they should be studying for the national college entrance exam this month won't have anywhere...

House Passes $84 Billion Science Bill

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

The House has passed an $84 billion bill for scientific and technological innovation, the largest of its kind to be considered this year. The Associ...

Amanda Knox Accused Of Slandering Italian Police

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

PERUGIA, Italy — Amanda Knox appeared in public Tuesday for the first time since her murder conviction, returning to court to face slander charg...

New Hampshire Student Christine Kratz Talks Interning For Michelle Obama

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Christine Kratz recalls one of the greatest moments of her "life thus far" came while she was on a break from classes with her best friend at the Univ...

Dennis Manzo, President Of Kaplan College, Fired Over English-Only Flap

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Dennis Manzo, the president of Kaplan College in Chula Vista, CA, has been fired regarding his response to a classroom situation in which students wer...

Florida Atlantic Students Rehire Fired Newspaper Adviser Michael Koretzky

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Student journalists at Florida Atlantic University allege that the school recently fired their adviser, Michael Koretzky, because they disapproved of ...

Ohio State Keeps Coca-Cola Contract, Worth More Than $30 Mil, Under Lock And Key

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Coca-Cola's formula for its sugary sweet soda is under lock and key, guarded by Coke as a trade secret. Now, Ohio State and Coke say that parts of the...

Want A Job? Try Accounting

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

The safest of all degrees to be acquiring this year is in accounting: forty-six per cent of graduates in that discipline have already been offered job...

University Of Toronto Professors Die In Avalanche

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Andrew Herzenberg and Avner Magen --- good friends, neighbours and professors at the University of Toronto --- landed on the Ruth Glacier in Denali Na...

Before They Were Famous ... They Were INTERNS (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

It's officially intern season -- and to celebrate, we thought we'd take a look back and find some former interns who triumphed in their respective (or...

Brian Tsay Dead: Northwestern Student Found Unresponsive In Campus Bathroom

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Northwestern student Brian Tsay was discovered dead on campus this weekend, university police say. Tsay, 25, was enrolled in the School of Continuing...

San Francisco Tops List Of Cities With Most College Degrees (CHART)

Posted 06.01.2010 | College

Recent John Carrol University graduate Rob Pitingolo was interested in finding out the "educational attainment density" (read: number of college degre...

Scholars Skeptical Of Incentive Dieting Plans

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

ATLANTA — How much money would it take to get you to lose some serious weight? $100? $500? Many employers are betting they can find your price....

James Madison University's Paper To Receive $10,000 From VA Over Stolen Photos

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

The student newspaper at James Madison University will be reimbursed $10,000 in legal fees from the state of Virginia after police raided their newsro...

Canada's 'Soft' Scientists Miffed By Shutout

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

Canada's recently established Research Excellence Program scatters endowed chairs at universities across the country and pledges to fund the nation's ...

Campus Progress National Keynote Contest: Past Guests (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

A range of big names have appeared on the Campus Progress stage during their National Keynote Contest, from Nancy Pelosi to Fat Joe. This year, you co...

HuffPost College Meets Campus Progress: Your Ultimate Platform

| Posted 06.02.2010 | College

In many ways, HuffPost College is a portal to the future -- we feature stories on what students are doing, thinking, feeling, seeing, wanting and where they might be going. The news for students this year has not been good. But despite the tides against them, America's youth are ambitious, restless and optimistic. They want a lot, and they want it sooner rather than later, no matter what the economy dictates.

Student Immigrants Use Civil Rights-Era Strategies

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

BOSTON — They gather on statehouse steps with signs and bullhorns, risking arrest. They attend workshops on civil disobedience and personal stor...

The TOP Businesses Started In College (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

One of the funny things about college is that students tend to think their careers start after they graduate -- even though some of the most successfu...

Ann Curry Pokes Fun At Wheaton College Flub (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

Last month was a rough one for "Today" show anchor Ann Curry. Not known for making headlines as much as reporting them, Curry catapulted herself to th...

Lynn Sherr Wellesley Speech: 'Remember Our History As You Make Your Own'

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

Broadcast journalist Lynn Sherr addressed graduates of her alma mater, Wellesley College, on May 28. Below is the full text of her speech. FULL TEXT:...

Casino Money Could Aid College Scholarship Plans In Michigan

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

LANSING, Mich. -- Legislation headed for Gov. Jennifer Granholm's desk would allow Michigan school districts to use money received through agreements ...

Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins May Face Ethics Issue Over Exercise Equipment

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

TOPEKA, Kan. — The University of Kansas' chancellor ordered a review Wednesday of athletic director Lew Perkins' acceptance of thousands of doll...

SUNY-Binghamton Scaffolding Collapse Injures Five

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

VESTAL, N.Y. — Five workers were injured when scaffolding collapsed Wednesday at a five-story dormitory under construction at Binghamton Univers...

Adam Wheeler: The Boston Globe Profiles The Student Nobody Knew

Posted 06.02.2010 | College

Adam Wheeler was always regarded as an enigma. The former Harvard student, charged with 23 counts of larceny, identity fraud and more for faking his...