Two months before the Civil War began, Noble Leslie DeVotie was boarding a steamship when he slipped, fell into the waters of Mobile Bay and drowned.
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Wellesley College is joining a growing list of women's colleges that accept transgender students.
Microsoft has issued a security warning about a bug that could let attackers spy on supposedly secure communications.
The 2015 CDP Climate Change questionnaire contains two new unscored questions, and many companies are in the process of determining whether to answer them.
In 2005, following a season of poor academic performance from his players, Syracuse University’s head basketball coach, Jim Boeheim, hired a new director of basketball operations and gave him an imperative: “fix” the academic problems of his athletes.
Ohio's 14 public universities owe $6.5 billion for debt mostly created by what some education experts have called unnecessary campus building booms.
Scientists have long sought to create a perennial rice that would avoid the damage to the land caused by the necessity of planting annually.
Gov. Jerry Brown has made a habit of criticizing California's public colleges and universities for what he sees as a failure to adapt to the 21st century. Now he is putting the state's money where his mouth is.
The news that a Chinese maths textbook will be introduced into Britain this summer has again caught the eyes of people in the education field ...
Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged with running a massive cyberfraud ring that stole 1 billion email addresses, then sent spam offering knockoff software products