Notes in the Margins: Greece, Oxford and Jerry Falwell Jr.

Falwell’s Liberty University blocks campus access to newspaper Web site For at least one day last week, Liberty University administrators blocked campus access to the Web site of Lynchburg’s News & Advocate. According to reports, the site was blocked after the newspaper ran a story about the amount of federal student aid the school receives. (The Washington Post)

Emerging Powers Increase Share of Scientific Research Scientists in the United States are still publishing more papers than their colleagues in other countries, but their slice of the global market has shrunk. (The International Herald Tribune)

Yale student killed when lab machine snags hair A Yale University student nearing graduation was killed inside a school chemistry lab when her hair was pulled into a piece of machine-shop equipment, school officials said Wednesday. (Associated Press via The Boston Globe)

Prime Minister Claims Oxford Admitted One Black Student Last Year British Prime Minister David Cameron made headlines when he criticized Oxford University for their “disgraceful” minority admissions statistics. (The Huffington Post)

E.U. Presses Greece on Private Colleges Greece is facing the prospect of legal action by the European Union unless it satisfies Brussels that it will lift a series of restrictions on private colleges. (The New York Times)