Elizabeth Hoover, an associate professor of environmental science, policy and management at the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), recently admitted that she has no tribal connections after decades of claiming otherwise. Read more
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The majority of UK universities have failed to meet their carbon reduction targets, figures reveal. Read more
It is “plausible” that there is a moral case for letting meat eaters drown, according to an Oxford University philosopher. Read more
The lawmakers want the Education Department to go beyond what a federal watchdog recommended in reviewing 2011 guidance for online program managers. Read more
Meta has threatened to remove news content from Facebook in the US. It objects to a new law that would give news organisations greater power to negotiate fees for content shared on Facebook. Read more
Speaking at one of America’s leading public universities, FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a full-throated defense Friday of the Justice Department’s efforts to investigate and prosecute academic fraud linked to China, saying that there is no “more serious, more persistent threat to our innovation, our ideas and our economic security than the Chinese Communist Party and the Chinese government.” Read more
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
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