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Calif. College's Class in Mideast to Exclude Women

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Calif. College's Class in Mideast to Exclude Women

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Calif. College's Class in Mideast to Exclude Women

Calif. College's Class in Mideast to Exclude Women

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A small California college has worked out a deal with Saudi Arabia to set up an engineering program at a new Saudi university. But the deal by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is different from the one recently signed by University of California Berkeley — because Cal Poly's agreement does not allow women in the Saudi classroom. And that angers the faculty and students at Cal Poly, a school known for courting female engineers.

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