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Gunmen kill more than 70 at university in Kenya

By TOM ODULA and RODNEY MUHUMUZA: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab gunmen stormed a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing more than 70 people in the group's bloodiest attack in the East African country, officials said. Four of the gunmen were killed by security forces.

Imperial College London negotiated with drug company to clear graduate student of academic fraud


In order to continue perpetuating the illusion that it has credible science on its side, the drug industry has made careful inroads into academia over the years, effectively merging its own interests with the curricula of prominent research universities for the purpose of publishing a steady stream of industry-favorable studies in respected journals. And this disturbing reality has once again been made apparent by the fact that yet another distinguished academic institution has apparently succumbed to pressures from Big Pharma, having recently acquitted an industry-backed Ph.D. student of academic fraud after negotiating with the drug company that sponsored his studies.

College prices, student loan debt skyrocket while university presidents earn more than Obama


The president of the United States is paid $400,000 a year for his services, but that's not as much as most presidents of American universities are making, according to a new study.

Moronic psychiatric researchers claim a diagnosis of depression, anxiety or ADHD will help you graduate from college


Students who enter college with their formal diagnoses of mental illness in place are more likely to graduate without interruption, according to psychiatric researchers.