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Cyber agency puts German universities’ pacifism dilemma in focus

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

Probation for For-Profit College Chain

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.

College’s ‘diversity in astronomy’ push is out of this world

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.

The 10 worst sustainable business practices

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.