The University of Massachusetts today became the first major public university to divest its endowment from direct holdings in fossil fuels.
The world.edu network focuses on education, science, innovation and the environment.
Here you can submit and vote on the best content from the world’s leading organisations and websites.
The advertisements were tailored for Chinese college students far from home, struggling with the English language and an unfamiliar culture.
As a model for a federal initiative, she points to a program she helped start in Arkansas.
"This whole ecosystem services thing was big in the 1990s, but then it seemed to fade away," said Roshan Cooke, a climate and environment specialist with the International Fund for Agricultural Development...
FutureLearn, the UK’s massive open online course platform, is launching its first programmes that allow students to earn credits towards a university degree.
The criticism of ethanol by environmentalists is misguided and just plain wrong.
Later this year, Google is going to start handing over more space to advertisers, and allow their ads to pop up in loads of new places: Google Maps ads could even start showing up while you're driving.
The way Lauren Isaac sees it, the world is looking at two possible transportation futures.
In the late 1970s, Marguerite Dennis was a young admissions officer at Georgetown University in Washington DC. At the time, Iranians were the most populous group of international students on campus.
Recent incidents at DePaul and UC Irvine raise the question of what obligations a college has to make sure that protesters -- while objecting to an event -- can't shut it down or block its ideas from being heard.