Archive for February 18th, 2011

February 18th, 2011 - 6:22 pm § in Saudi Arabia

Bahrain: Where Saudis go to see cinema.

Fans cross border to savor cinema JEDDAH: Many Saudis often travel abroad for short periods of time to nearby countries such as Bahrain to watch movies in cinemas, which are illegal in the Kingdom.[...]

February 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm § in Misc.

Latest news from Bahrain.

This is a very important link from zunguzungu, a Berkeley Blogger who s providing near live coverage.  Latest news from Bahrain.[...]

February 18th, 2011 - 9:42 am § in Misc., UW

Wise on Aprikyan, “I can’t say that we would not [in the future].”

By Daron Anderson February 18, 2011 View this day’s paper in PDF …….Janelle Taylor, a UW faculty senator who is also president of AAUP’s UW chapter, became concerned about the adjudication process after assistant research professor Andrew Aprikyan was terminated for scientific mi[...]

February 18th, 2011 - 7:05 am § in Schools & Colleges

End Tenure at UU

from The Daily Utah Chronicle Rep. Christopher Herrod, R-Provo, introduced a bill Monday that he said would encourage more competition for universities by prohibiting universities f(in Utah) rom giving their professors tenure.  …. Universities should be keeping the best professors rather than[...]

February 18th, 2011 - 6:09 am § in Misc.

Paying Tuition in REAL Dollars

University of Colorado student Nic Ramos can afford to pay for college, thanks to his parents. But he wanted to show his school just how much his semester cost by paying in singles. That’s right – 14,309 dollar bills and some change. “It’s just an absurd amount of money. I wanted[...]