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UDC Professors Investigated Over Their 'Fake' Degrees

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.27.2012 | College

The University of District Columbia gave three professors raises when they received Ph.D.s. That's standard in academia -- unless the degrees are wort...

'Graduation' Misspelled On Nevada High School's Diplomas

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

SPRING CREEK, Nev. -- Students at a northeastern Nevada high school were surprised when they received their diplomas: the word "graduation" was misspe...

Inside The I.B.

The New York Times | D.D. Guttenplan | Posted 09.03.2011 | Education

LONDON — Rows of sweating, fidgety college-bound students sit waiting to collect their diplomas, half listening to the platitudes offered by princip...

Latino Graduation Lags, Some Schools May Be At Fault

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With Latino Americans expected to make up more than 20 percent of the college-age population by 2020, most policy makers recognize that it will be nea...

Diploma Mills Facilitate Identity Theft

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Diploma mills, or faux-academic institutions, are often nothing more than glorified print shops.

"Jailhouse Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

I knew it was only a matter of time before my journalistic crimes landed me in jail. I just didn't think I would end up on Rikers Island.