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Local adjunct professors fight for their piece of the pie

Even as Governor Paul LePage and others tout the importance of the community college system in Maine, the adjunct professors at Southern Maine Community College and the University of Southern Maine are without contracts.
Coming to the table
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 27, 2012

Don't sweat your major — you'll probably change your mind anyway

Chances are that two of you have no friggin' idea what you want to do with your lives, and the one of you who does will change his or her mind by age 25.
Throwing it all away
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  September 02, 2011

Academic Hoods

What does your academic hood say about you?
Their meanings revealed
By DAVID KISH  |  May 27, 2011

Military Recruiting on Campus

The Supreme Court yesterday told law schools across the country that they must allow military recrui...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  March 07, 2006

'Ironic' Grading at Harvard

Maybe it's because I'm a BU grad myself, but I could barely understand this Harvard professor's "iro...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 13, 2006

Hitting the Fan at Harvard

Because I can't tell how much people -- other than Harvard students, staff, and faculty members -- a...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 10, 2006

Things at Harvard Are All Messed Up

Tensions are boiling over at Harvard, where last night's faculty meeting got dirty.   It's bee...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 08, 2006

BU Biolab

Well, at least there's finally closure. After years of controversy and conflict, it looks like there...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 03, 2006

And I don't have to take it

On January 24, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) released a troubling study, showi...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 01, 2006

Harvard Hubbub

The biggest college news around town this weekend was that Harvard's dean of the Faculty of Arts and...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  January 30, 2006

24 kegs?

BU's Daily Free Press found School of Management Dean Louis Lataif's name on the statewide petition ...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  January 18, 2006