✽ There are 70,440 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Arizona State University this fall -- a new record. I suspect that makes it the largest public university in the US. That, however, is only significant in that ASU is bigger than anything in Texas. ~ KTAR
✽ "Two federal investigations have concluded that Arizona is violating the 1964 Civil Rights Act by shortchanging thousands of students whose first language is not English.
Unless remedied, the violations could lead to a loss of federal funding for education in Arizona." ~ AZ Central
✽ The University of Notre Dame has a new PhD program in theology and peace studies. ~ link
✽ Recent grads having a hard time finding work in America are having success in Asia. ~ CNN
✽ "Sun City pediatrician indicted in child-pornography case" -- There are pediatricians in Sun City? That should have been the first clue that something was amiss. ~ AZ Central
✽ There wasn't much political will to maintain the "don't ask ask, don't tell" policy, anyway. The judge's ruling simply spares the politicians from having to offend some segments of their constituencies. ~ link