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Hockey assaults, Harvard graduates, painting ripoffs and sexual colleges

After two Boston University men's hockey players were arrested for sexually assaulting female students this season, BU is now forming a team to study the culture of the team, according to AP. BU President Robert Brown wrote a letter to students, employees and trustees saying that the University needs to address these issues and make appropriate changes if necessary.

Tyra Banks received a diploma Feb. 17 from Harvard University's Executive Education Owner/President Manager Program, according to the Washington Post. The program holds one three-week session per year, for three years, and each year costs $33,000. Banks will still receive alumnus status, even though she didn't earn her master's or doctoral degree from the University. Banks told VH1 last year that finance was her most difficult class: "For the first 30 minutes of the class, I’m raising my hand, I’m all into it, ‘cause it’s kind of like theory and just like, the social part of the case," Banks said. "The last hour it’s all like Einstein and algebraic equations and craziness. And I’m just like, what the [heck] is going on? Please don’t call on me because it won’t be pretty."

University of California-Berkeley accidentally sold a 22-foot-long carved panel painted by an African American sculpter that was worth more than a million dollars for only $150, according to the New York Times. Although the sell was embarrassing for the University, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens now has its first major work by an African-American artist.

Although the "hookup culture" is always a hot topic at Duke, Duke did not make the list of the "10 Most Sexually Liberated Colleges" by University of Texas-Austin topped the list, followed by Arizona State University, University of California Santa Barbara, Florida State University, University of Florida, Penn State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.


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