Militants from the Islamic State group have destroyed part of the Roman Theatre in the ancient city of Palmyra.
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The leader of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has said that Donald Trump’s presidency “will not change” the university’s mission and values, claiming that the worst-case scenario is that the institution will have to find new sources of funding.
Study suggests top humanities journals favor research by professors working at or who earned Ph.D.s at elite institutions.
Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines.
After 10 years of a fossil-fuel friendly Conservative government, many Canadians welcomed the election of Justin Trudeau as prime minister.
On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration, religious leaders at Amherst College plan to consecrate the campus chapel on Thursday as a symbol of solidarity with the illegal immigrants the president-elect has threatened to deport.
Psychologists are uncovering the surprising influence of geography on our reasoning, behaviour, and sense of self.
Could virtual reality (VR) — immersive digital experiences that mimic reality — save the environment?
After major budget cuts for universities, Ph.D.s are leaving the country.
Donald Trump’s election has left investors betting that the trillion-dollar US federal student loan system could be shifted back to banks, with a leading Democrat putting his pick as education secretary under pressure on the issue.