Apple has issued a software patch to block so-called "zero-click" spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads. Read more
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Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way. Read more
Attempts to sanction scholars for their speech, research or teaching practices has skyrocketed since 2015, with about three in four campaigns leading to some form of professional sanction — including termination — according to a new report by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Read more
The Department of Indigenous Studies at a Canadian university will not 'use capital letters except to acknowledge the Indigenous struggle for recognition.' Read more
A federal agency gave Portland State University $1 million to develop “antiracist” computer science education in Oregon. Read more
Permanent rather than casual staff now being targeted, report suggests, but expert queries data underpinning the analysis Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that COVID vaccines “can keep you from getting and spreading the virus” but that has not stopped all eight Ivy League universities from mandating indoor masking for all students. It also has not stopped the CDC from recommending masking indoors. Read more
Political party, age and income level play a role in whether Americans believe a bachelor's degree is worth the time and money. Read more
Cryptocurrency Litecoin saw a sudden surge in price on Monday over a press release about Walmart accepting it for payment - which turned out to be fake. Read more
Upskilling will provide employees potential for promotion, salary increases at the retail giant. Read more