At this past weekendâs annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, scientists also heard broader warnings about the threats to American workers posed by computerized automation.
Researchersâ anxiety was evident at the AAAS meeting in Boston over the weekend. They want to push back against attacks on science, but donât want to be seen as just another political interest group.
Yik Yak, an app notorious for anonymous gossip, generated controversy on campuses. Its successor focuses on productivity.
Matt and Zain have been friends since third grade. One voted for Donald Trump. The other is Muslim.Â A friendship is being tested.
A series of racist and sexist incidents involving male athletes spotlights broader concerns about stubborn enclaves of intolerance within ever more cosmopolitan institutions.
One way to obtain buy-in from wary faculty members is to highlight how a project would improve teaching and learning.
Marvin Krislov, president of Oberlin College, was hired to lead Pace University, and Joe Biden, the former vice president of the United States, will head new academic centers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware. Â
By Lee Gardner
College leaders searching for transformative change must avoid letting ambition â or caution â imperil their institution.
Mr. Kennedyâs words resonate with a college president who wants to empower young people to change the course of events.
Two new books about the Bard Prison Initiative argue for the wisdom of offering liberal-arts-degree programs in prisons.
The latest topics include hookup culture on Catholic campuses and the influence of the German model on the rise of American research universities.
AmeriCorps, a program often touted by HIllary Clinton, has been a source of money for college for young people.
In an interview, the new education secretary says the administration wants to promote vocational schools to prepare students for work.
Russian studies has watched its funding and student interest decline over the past two decades. Could President Putinâs meddling in the presidential election inspire a resurgence?
Hereâs the thinking behind a new student-led effort to help eliminate barriers to attending college.
Strong foes of the Education Departmentâs recent handling of Title IX and race-based discrimination are seen as the Trump administrationâs top candidates for assistant secretary for civil rights.
Many of the new secretaryâs critics have worried about what she might do, but most education secretaries have left a limited mark on higher education. Hereâs why.