Cornell University philosopher Kate Manne is calling out the discrimination – often blatant – faced by scholars deemed overweight Read more
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It’s fine to end a sentence with a preposition, according to a shock ruling from the American dictionary publisher. But is it OK to recklessly split infinitives? Read more
The 93-year-old widow of a Wall Street financier has donated $1 billion to a Bronx medical school, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, with instructions that the gift be used to cover tuition for all students going forward. Read more
University of Wisconsin students recently had to read a “racist and offensive” assignment that portrays “whiteness” as “oppressive,” according to a student taking the adult education class. Read more
A new bill in the Mississippi Legislature aims to close three state universities. Read more
Board chair gives late husband’s stock to help train doctors in New York’s impoverished Bronx Read more
Innovators plow forward with this technology in a largely unregulated ecosystem. Ethicists and a new National Academies report urge caution. Read more
Broad “harassment” policies drive some campus free speech problems, according to a new report. Read more
As signs of the enrollment cliff loom, higher education is trying its darndest to resuscitate interest and value in a college education. Read more
Many of us would prefer administrators spend time finding solutions to our financial crises rather than working on their environmental action plans, sending constant COVID-19 updates, and wishing us a 'Happy Mardi Gras.' Read more