Tens of millions of people in some of the world's poorest areas could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, the World Bank has warned in a report.
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Something doesn’t quite add up in the world of venture capital (VC). Most startups are founded by millennials, 76 percent of whom believe that businesses have the power to make a difference in the world. So, why aren't most startups socially responsible?
Five years ago the Georgia Institute of Technology began a bold experiment -- to take a high-profile graduate program, put it online and offer it to students at a fraction of the cost of the in-person degree.
It is the hedgehog of the reef: a tropical fish whose quill-like fin spines inflict a painful sting. Now the zebra lionfish has become embroiled in an expanding research misconduct investigation that stretches from a Queensland island to the chilly Baltic and the grasslands of Saskatchewan.
Uber said it is suspending self-driving car tests in all North American cities after a fatal accident.
A few decades ago, the sustainability movement lacked tools, so I started making some. Assessments. Indicators. Workshops. Even sustainability songs: They were communication tools.
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, today announced it plans to separate from its academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, and become an Online Program Management (OPM) company.
After adopting a bitterly contested plan a few years ago to charge students tuition for the first time in a century, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art announced Thursday that it hoped to make the college tuition-free again for all undergraduates in 10 years.
UNLV president signed a gift agreement that said a $14 million pledge was valid only if he was in the job. He's leaving, and the pledge has evaporated. Agreement raises questions on governance and fund-raising ethics.
What is being claimed to be the world’s first fully functional blockchain-based platform for researchers has been launched.