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Under DeVos, a Smaller Department of Education

Inside Higher Ed analysis of employee data shows the agency has shed more than 500 workers -- 13 percent of its total staff -- since the start of the Trump administration. Former officials say that means employees are stretched thin.

Western civilisation fundraising row ‘endangers philanthropy’

The professor at the heart of Australia’s university fundraising row has warned that hostile responses to bequests and donations risk undermining a sorely needed higher education revenue stream.

Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

Antarctica is shedding ice at an accelerating rate. Satellites monitoring the state of the White Continent indicate some 200 billion tonnes a year are now being lost to the ocean as a result of melting.

These 8 nature-based startups from around the world are going to save it

When Alessandro Leonardi began his graduate degree in forestry a decade ago at the University of Padova in Italy, forestry students rarely came near a business school classroom — courses in business administration, finance or marketing weren’t part of the curriculum.

Connecting cashiers to College degrees

Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited.

P.R.’s public university system is in disarray

Most college students in the US are making plans for the summer. For some of the many Puerto Rican college students who came to the mainland to continue their studies after Hurricane Maria roared through the island last September, this time of the year brings a more complex question — whether to stay or go back home.

After the shock, allies will react to Trump with anger and retribution

As with any tragedy there is shock -- this is what America's allies are experiencing right now. Other emotions will follow: anger, resentment, and the desire for retribution likely among them.