Since 2011, dozens of institutions have sworn not to undertake military-related research, but the country is now calling on academics to strengthen its defences
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An accreditor places each college of the for-profit Center for Excellence in Higher Education on probation, finding misrepresentations to students and -- at one campus -- discriminatory attitudes toward students.
The past year has seen a significant uptick in concern by activists, companies and others about the impacts of plastic pollution on people and the environment.
Volkswagen has found a new way to use a 3D printer: To mass produce car parts.
European rules that allow individuals the "right to be forgotten" online could be extended worldwide.
The University of California Santa Cruz announced a $1.5 million privately-funded endowment for a new chair position created to bolster “diversity in astronomy," with another $500,000 contributed to the program by the university.
A new documentary film taking aim at for-profit publishers is about to be screened at universities around the world, but will it further the goals of the open-access movement?
Silicon Valley’s housing crunch is expanding.
I recently teamed up on a panel with Kim Stackhouse-Lawson (director, sustainability, JBS USA; and chair of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef) and Carlos Saviani (VP, markets and food, World Wildlife Fund) to assist in establishing a sustainability initiative in the food supply chain facilitated by the Context Network.
President Trump has called the press almost every nasty name in the book. But his advisors say they don't always agree with him.