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Business school NHH challenges rival’s turf

Norway's Bergen-based business school NHH (Norges Handelshøyskole) plans to challenge its arch-rival Handelshøyskolen BI on its own home turf in Oslo. Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN)...

School starts with another student housing shortage

As Norwegian universities and colleges launched into their autumn terms this week, more than 11,000 students were stuck on waiting lists for housing. A chronic...

Students drop petroleum program

Hard times in the oil and offshore industry are reflected in the numbers of students, or lack thereof, applying to participate in oil-related programs....

Iranian professor quits amidst controversy

A professor from Iran who was expelled from Norway because of security concerns tied to his work has defended his enormous research production, attacked...

Foreign students rally to save funding

GUEST COMMENTARY: Norway's conservative minority government coalition has finally hammered out a state budget agreement with its two support parties in Parliament, but debate continues...

Health officials battle outbreak of mumps

Around 80 cases of the mumps (called kusma in Norwegian) have been recorded in Norway recently, mostly among college students. The outbreak began in Trondheim,...

NTNU falls in Times’ rankings

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) can now boast a Nobel Prize in Medicine, but that didn't keep it from tumbling in...

Nobel winners hit the jackpot again

Norway's Nobel-winning research couple, May-Britt and Edvard Moser, are celebrating again this week after winning huge financial support for their work from the British-American widow...

Charges expanded in bomb scare bluff

UPDATED: The security guard who set off a major bomb hoax in Oslo and even shot himself in the process this week now faces...

Police charge security guard for setting off bomb scare at the University of Oslo

UPDATED: Wednesday's major bomb drama at the University of Oslo took an unexpected turn on Thursday, when police revealed that the security guard who set it into motion...

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