Some think (and many hope) that the move of law schools away from the publication will prompt undergraduate colleges to do the same. But no new challenges have emerged on undergraduate rankings … thus far. Read more
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A professor is under review for teaching her students that gender is a spectrum and that sex is not a dichotomy. Read more
The University of Chicago (UChicago) is offering a course to students titled “The Problem Of Whiteness” during the Spring 2023 semester, according to the school’s course catalog. Read more
Joint programme eyes trifecta of research skills, disciplinary knowledge and business acumen Read more
One of the grand scientific projects of the 21st Century begins its construction phase on Monday. Read more
Even at the height of the pandemic Giving Tuesday proved to be an overwhelming success for colleges and universities, with more than $10.5 million being raised in 2020 on the annual day of giving. Predictably, that trend hasn’t changed. Read more
“Something indeed is seriously amiss in U.S. higher education,” says Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of the book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Read more
Top provider of basic research funding to US higher education hopes that a narrower set of evaluation criteria will aid black scientists and better retain expert reviewers Read more
Stanford’s new Doerr School of Sustainability is under fire for accepting money from fossil fuel companies, igniting a debate about the influence of the industry on climate research. Read more
Airline passengers in the European Union (EU) will soon be able to use their phones to full effect in the sky. Read more