Education and research

Education and research
Rudy Crew racked up colossal travel expenses
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Oregon's ex chief education officer, Rudy Crew, billed the state for thousands of dollars in personal travel expenses. He took more than nine weeks of paid time off during his year on the job, including six weeks of paid vacation along with sick time, holidays and personal time. Crew was the second-highest paid state employee with a salary of $280,000.

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Oregon changing GED requirements
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Monday, July 08, 2013

Oregon community groups are trying to persuade people to get their GED by the end of 2013 before the tests get harder and more complex.

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Next: cancer treatment
July/August 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013

0713 NextIn another win for the revolution that is DNA sequencing, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have identified the genetic mutation that causes two rare forms of leukemia.

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Oregon's nanotech industry: Can small be large?
July/August 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013

0713 Nano 01A scientist, an investor and two entrepreneurs weigh in on Oregon's fledgling nanotech industry.

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Oregon moves ahead with college funding plan
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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Oregon's legislature is moving ahead with a plan to let students attend college with no money down.

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