Notes in the Margins: Grad students, UK visas and female MBAs

Chaos, emotion and new beginnings: It’s move-in day at the dorms The hectic melee of moving, unpacking, arranging the room and meeting the roommate doesn’t distract parents or students from the weight of this day. When all is in order, a nervous, excited calm sets in. (Los Angeles Times)

Teaching Aids Research Skills of Grad Students, Study Says Teaching experience can contribute substantially to the improvement of essential research skills, researchers concluded. (The New York Times)

Study Examines Male-Female Wage Gap, Post-M.B.A. University of Chicago findings show a significant disparity 10 to 15 years after graduation. (U.S. News & World Report)

Stricter Visa Rules in U.K. Put Some Colleges in Bind Amid concern that Britain could lose significant revenue from foreign students, one university has blamed the crackdown on immigration for closing its London campus. (The New York Times)

Irene Delays Columbia Student Move-In While Harvard Opens Early Hurricane Irene is delaying a rite of passage for students starting college along the U.S. East Coast as campus officials look to avoid compounding the pain of parting with actual physical injury from the storm. (Bloomberg via The Huffington Post)