From today's UK papers

March 12, 2001

Financial Times

The London Business School and Columbia Business School in New York have formalised a partnership for executive programmes.

The Institute of Management is to launch its own two-year MBA validated by the Open University.

DePaul University in Chicago has launched an internet bank for those associated with the university, including alumni, employees, students and friends.

The Independent

An anthology of poetry by accountants, compiled by two British academics, is to be published this summer.

Daily Telegraph

Adding puréed pawpaw to low-fat cakes, puddings and biscuits can dramatically improve their taste without adding calories, researchers from Ohio University have discovered.

The Times

Final examinations at agricultural colleges and a number of A levels, GCSEs and GNVQs could be thrown into confusion this summer by the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Britain.

Hans Joachim Marx, of Hamburg University, has recalled the moment that an undiscovered choral work by Handel appeared in front of his eyes "like a ray from heaven" at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Denis Henshaw, professor of physics at Bristol University, says power lines cause not only leukaemia but skin cancer, lung cancer, depression and 60 suicides a year in the United Kingdom.

A book by Jan Tomasz Gross, professor of political science at New York University, about a forgotten massacre of Jews in Poland has caused much soul-searching.

Miscellany

An inquiry has been called for into Downing Street's role in helping a Syrian arms broker build a business school at Oxford University. ( Guardian , Daily Mail )

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