Think you can sell Juan B. Gutiérrez on Chegg? Probably not. The University of Texas at San Antonio math professor and department chair is a critic of the ed-tech platform. He says he’s witnessed firsthand how the site’s services can be co-opted by bad actors, and he believes the company owes much of its success and profitability to academic misconduct. Read more
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Universities are to be required to introduce policies by the end of the year to crack down on drink and needle spiking, amid concern about increasingly brazen attacks on students. Read more
Are you deeply interested in “menstrual equity?” Do you worry about the “gendered impacts of uranium mining?” Have you ever hosted a discussion group on “cisgender women’s sexual anatomy and right to pleasure?” Read more
Washington State University study shows how peers may be influencing use, plus a key resource to fight abuse. Read more
Airbnb is shutting down its domestic rentals in China, where a "zero-Covid" policy has meant lockdowns are ongoing. Read more
Two white Africanists publish an article on centering the scholar’s personal experience to help “decolonize” African studies. A call for retraction follows. Read more
Student organizations from two public Florida universities are supporting a left-wing community action group's fight for defunding the local police. "People's Budget." Read more
The University of Central Florida must give a professor it fired after tweeting about “black privilege” his job back, an arbitrator has ruled. Read more
The Royal College of Art’s brutalist new building – by architects Herzog & de Meuron – reflects a shift from art school to science-tech powerhouse. But is a business-facing behemoth what its students really need? Read more
Institutions are offering additional, less costly and even free summer courses this year as an option for students who fell behind or got off track during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more