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North Dakota University Awarded Unearned Degrees to Foreign Students

Posted February 13th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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An audit of a university in North Dakota shows that hundreds of foreign students were admitted despite lacking credentials and were awarded degrees without completing coursework. According to the report, released Friday, only 10 of the 410 foreign students awarded joint degrees since 2003 at Dickinson State University actually completed all the required course work. […]

North Dakota University Awarded Unearned Degrees to Foreign Students

Posted February 13th, 2012 at 2:51 am (UTC-5)
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An audit of a university in North Dakota shows that hundreds of foreign students were admitted despite lacking credentials and were awarded degrees without completing coursework. According to the report, released Friday, only 10 of the 410 foreign students awarded joint degrees since 2003 at Dickinson State University actually completed all the required course work. […]

Thousands Protest Tuition Fee Hikes in London

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of students marched Wednesday through the streets of central London to protest cuts to university funding and increased tuition fees. Officials say more than 2,000 people participated in the march, but organizers estimate the totals at around 10,000. About 4,000 police officers were deployed across the protest route to prevent a repeat in violence […]

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Iran Puts Student on Trial for Studying at US University

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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An Iranian lawyer says a physics student arrested in Tehran earlier this year, while on leave from an American university, has gone on trial on suspicion of having relations with a hostile country. The student’s lawyer, Saeed Khalil, says authorities also accused the man of receiving illicit payments. Khalil says the student, Omid Kokabee, denied […]

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