Google recently came under fire for reportedly limiting the number of White and Asian students that universities could nominate for its Ph.D. Fellowship program. After receiving pushback, however, Google quietly reversed the policy. Read more
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Universities will face sanctions if not enough students go on to graduate-level jobs within 15 months, if too many drop out or fail to earn degrees, England’s higher education regulator has warned. Read more
Harvard University should hire more climate change professors and push for a “collective understanding” of the “climate crisis,” according to a recently released report from the Ivy League school. Read more
Astronomers have made a sparkling discovery in what was the very first full-colour image released from the new super space telescope James Webb. Read more
The Harvard College Democrats published an open letter to Harvard University Health Services on Sunday asking for increased abortion access for students. Read more
In a move that could affect millions of people, federal student loans not held by the U.S. Department of Education will no longer be eligible for debt relief, the department quietly announced Thursday. Read more
California State University Fullerton (CSUF) recently debuted a "reimagined" space for "women-identified students." Read more
The government’s school behaviour adviser has called on headteachers to crack down on vaping among pupils, calling it “a huge health hazard” and an “enormous distraction”, amid reports that more children are using the devices, including some of primary age. Read more
A new study suggests that students choose to stop out of college and others choose not to enroll in the first place because of a range of “psychographics,” or psychological factors, including doubts about the financial returns of a college education and an awareness of other career training options outside traditional degree programs. Read more
A bust of President Abraham Lincoln that was quietly removed from a Cornell University library during the summer of 2021 after a concern was lodged will once again grace the halls of a library at the Ivy League school. Read more