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December 23, 1991 | From The Times' Washington staff
HOPE FOR IDLE HANDS: The Bush Administration, worried that Soviet weapons experts facing unemployment will sell their services to the highest Third World bidder, is working on a plan to find alternative jobs for them. Officials are considering creating a Western-financed fund to subsidize research projects for the specialists in such fields as energy, the environment, space and transportation.
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December 23, 1991 | From The Times' Washington staff
HOPE FOR IDLE HANDS: The Bush Administration, worried that Soviet weapons experts facing unemployment will sell their services to the highest Third World bidder, is working on a plan to find alternative jobs for them. Officials are considering creating a Western-financed fund to subsidize research projects for the specialists in such fields as energy, the environment, space and transportation.
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June 27, 1996
Virginia Military Institute, an all-male, state-supported military college, can no longer exclude women. The change is long overdue at this public institution, which had been trying to maintain the all-male tradition by offering women separate educational programs. Describing VMI's alternative program for women as significantly unequal and a "pale shadow" of the men's program, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the college does not provide equal education.
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October 22, 2001 | JEFF GOTTLIEB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The University of California's premier research campuses could lose their top rankings unless they spend millions of dollars to expand programs and financial support to attract graduate students they are losing to other schools, experts say. There is near consensus among the UC Board of Regents, deans, professors and outside academicians that dramatic steps must be taken soon or the UC system's mission to attract the world's best researchers will be threatened.
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September 18, 1997 | RADHA KRISHNAN THAMPI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cal State Northridge President Blenda J. Wilson has withdrawn a controversial and long-stalled plan to lease school grounds for retail stores at the request of CSU Chancellor Barry Munitz, who said the proposed University MarketCenter would not make enough money to justify the commercial use of university property.
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April 30, 1987 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Staff Writer
The subject of the course was ethics in science. They had talked about fudging, "cooking data" and other dubious practices. Then the two professors hit the graduate students with a hypothetical case, prickly with moral ambiguity. You apply to work in a professor's lab, they said. He says he'll take you, but under certain conditions: He'll see to it that you get your Ph.D., and you will do a project and publish the results--naming him as the principal author.
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