A number of American universities are lashing out against a British proposal to boycott Israeli academics. The British University and College Union, which represents over 120,000 British professors, issued its proposal in protest of perceived Israeli civil rights violations.
Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.
Graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences will receive stipends next year of $18,300 - an increase from the current $18,000, but the lowest figure in the Ivy League. And graduate student groups are none too happy.
(The reporter recounts his experiences covering the Virginia Tech tragedy in Blacksburg, Va.) After driving over six hours through the night to Virginia Tech and getting a few restless hours of sleep at the trusty EconoLodge, the idea of actually visiting the Tech campus left me with a mix of emotions.
BLACKSBURG, Va. - "Let's go Hokies!" they yelled. What started as a somber gathering after a tragic massacre ended with students erupting into cheer, a much-needed dose of hope and pride for a beleaguered university. Virginia Polytechnic Institute held a memorial convocation service yesterday afternoon at the university's basketball arena, one day after the deadliest shooting in U.
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Throughout silence and cheers, thousands of candles lit the night sky at Virginia Polytechnic Institute Drill Field.
If the University administration has its way, the Student Health Services offices will be moving to a new home on 3535 Market St. Over Commencement weekend, the Board of Trustees will conduct a final vote on whether the facility should move for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Today is the deadline for the second-annual GAPSA-Provost's Award for Interdisciplinary Innovation. The two-year-old award, a summer fellowship jointly sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly and the Office of the University Provost, consists of a $2,000 monthly summer stipend for graduate and professional students who are pursuing interdisciplinary research.
Despite cold temperatures, long waits between sets and a parking ticket issued to Third Eye Blind, the Social Planning and Events Committee labeled the sold-out Friday concert a big success.
Next year, stipends for graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences will increase from $18,000 to $18,300. But some students are saying that this increase is too small, and that the University should be doing more to fund graduate education. Members of Graduate Employees Together -University of Pennsylvania, a graduate student group that advocates for teaching and research assistants, say the $300 increase is not enough to match inflation and projected cost of living increases in Philadelphia.
As the investigation into the student loan industry continues, politicians, higher-education organizations and University administrators are expressing hope for the future of student loans.
As the dust surrounding Penn's revenue sharing agreement with Citibank settles, students seem to be ultimately coming out on top.
Jesus Christ, move over - there's a new religion in town. Barbaro, the recently euthanized Kentucky Derby winner that captured the hearts of an entire nation of middle-aged women, is still captivating avid followers from beyond the grave.
The ongoing investigation into the student loan industry is continuing to air out universities' dirty laundry.
As Penn prepares to deal with Monday's student loan settlement, questions continue to emerge about how the University's relationship with Citibank developed. Within the next few weeks, Penn will redistribute $1.6 million to students who have taken out Citibank loans through the CitiAssist program over the past two years.
Penn has settled for its suspect loan policies, but problems are on a nationwide scale
The University reached a $1.6 million voluntary settlement agreement with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo yesterday, pledging to clean up its student loan practices.
Hip-hop artist Papoose will join Juelz Santana to headline the annual SPEC-TRUM spring concert, organizers announced late last week. The concert will be held downtown at the Theatre of the Living Arts on April 20 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be bought either on Locust Walk or through Ticketmaster.
Both the Graduate Student Associations Council and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly voted almost unanimously at their body meetings this week to amend their constitutions to approve a new graduate student government structure.
Tuition may have gone up, but Penn officials are doing their best to make the University more affordable.
Being a Quaker just got more expensive. As of this coming academic year, tuition, fees and room and board for Penn undergraduate students will add up to $46,124, up from $43,960 this year. This new figure, announced yesterday at the Board of Trustees Budget and Finance Committee, marks a 4.