Tricksters say they wanted to expose overly politicised research, but scholars are concerned about the motivation behind the sting
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University of Southern Maine diversity and inclusive programming coordinator Gabriel Demaine floated the idea of offering a free credit to students who join "social justice organizations" in meeting with Republican Sen. Susan Collins.
Apple and Amazon are among US companies and agencies who have had data stolen by Chinese spies, claims Bloomberg.
American Chemical Society and Elsevier are again suing academic networking site ResearchGate in an attempt to stop it distributing copyrighted research papers.
As companies compete for workers in the tightest labor market in years, they’re rolling out new education benefits like college coaching and student loan repayments to recruit employees.
Human beings may struggle to maintain their place in tomorrow’s highly mechanised universities, claims sociologist
One paper, published in a journal called Sex Roles, said that the author had conducted a two-year study involving “thematic analysis of table dialogue” to uncover the mystery of why heterosexual men like to eat at Hooters.
Every day there are roughly 386,000 new mouths to feed, and in that same 24 hours, scientists estimate between one and 100 (PDF) species will go extinct. That’s it. Lost forever.
An Auburn University professor is suing the institution, alleging he was punished for helping uncover how many football players enrolled in the public administration major.
Malicious attackers have recently tried to gain access to students' financial aid refunds at multiple colleges in a scheme that involves sending fraudulent emails to students, according to a warning issued by the Education Department.