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Ex-Pharma Exec Gets 5 1/2 Years in Opioid Kickback Scheme
He orchestrated a bribery and kickback scheme that helped fuel the opioid crisis.
Jan 24th, 2020
MIT Warns Students of ICE Visits
The school is warning international students that federal immigration officials may visit their work sites to verify that their employment is directly related to their studies.
Jan 12th, 2020
Tufts Severs Ties with Sacklers
The university will strip the Sackler name from its campus and accept no further donations amid concerns over the family's role in the opioid crisis.
Dec 6th, 2019
Colleges Got $60M from Sacklers
Some of the donations arrived before recent lawsuits blaming Purdue Pharma for its role in the opioid crisis. But at least nine schools accepted gifts in 2018 or later.
Oct 3rd, 2019
Colleges Halt Work with Huawei
Major institutions, such as MIT, have said they will accept no new funding from the company.
Apr 5th, 2019
E-Cig Makers Offer College Scholarships
Opponents say the scholarships could test federal rules forbidding tobacco and e-cigarette companies from marketing to minors.
Jun 8th, 2018
Philip Morris's Anti-Smoking Group
The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created with nearly $1 billion from the Philip Morris tobacco company, saying it aims to end smoking worldwide.
Jan 29th, 2018
Boston College Bets Big on the Sciences
The $150 million science facility will bring a new engineering major to campus.
Nov 3rd, 2017
Travel Ban Disrupts Research Projects
Some fear the U.S. will lose its standing as the world leader in research and innovation.
Feb 1st, 2017
MIT's Flea Market Specializes in Rare Electronics
A small parking lot transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offering. At Swapfest you 'can find all things nerdly.'
Sep 26th, 2016
Financial Aid for Manufacturing Training
"While America has some of the best colleges and universities in the world, as a system we're still catching up to the needs of today's new normal college student," Education Undersecretary Ted Mitchell told reporters.
Aug 18th, 2016
Colleges Court Foreign Entrepreneurs
U.S. schools are using a new approach that critics describe as exploiting a legal loophole.
Jul 6th, 2016