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Rochester Institute of Technology will be elevated to the "doctoral university" category by the educational organization that makes these designations.
Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.
More than one-quarter of full-time postgraduates studying for a master’s and nearly half of those working towards certificates or diplomas do not believe that their workload is manageable, according to a major survey.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has questioned whether rival candidate Ted Cruz is eligible to become his party's nominee because he was born in Canada.
By taking on the link between football and brain injuries, the recently released movie "Concussion" reminds us of the potential for Hollywood to shape attitudes and beliefs about controversial topics through entertainment.
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.?
New research indicates that the food discarded in landfills and at sea is having a profound effect on wildlife populations and fisheries.
“Racial sensitivity” among older white voters could cut public support for higher education spending in places where the university-age population is increasingly ethnically diverse,
Professionals looking to change careers to educate North Dakota's K-12 students can soon make use of another path to obtaining a teaching license.