Harvard will divest itself from holdings in fossil fuels, the university’s president, Lawrence Bacow, announced late on Thursday.Harvard will divest itself from holdings in fossil fuels, the university’s president, Lawrence Bacow, announced late on Thursday. Read more
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Professors at top American universities are criticizing the merit system in academia, arguing the concept is a 'barrier' to realizing DEI outcomes. Read more
A pair of civil liberties groups have said that students are being accused and punished of cheating on online exams, but they are not being provided due process. Read more
The US state of Texas has made it illegal for social media platforms to ban users "based on their political viewpoints". Read more
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Millions of college students face food insecurity, and while institutions have been doing what they can to help, it’s time for the federal government to step in, advocates say. Read more
An American Council of Trustees and Alumni found that spending on student services did not move the needle on graduation rates at 4-year public colleges. Read more
Students at SUNY Albany are getting into the groove of a new school year. With a vaccine mandate and mask requirements, classes are now in-person. That’s something giving freshman a little more than just the first day jitters. Read more
Exam timetable to be released Friday after an extended period of remote learning that students say has left them ‘not knowing the content’ Read more
Facebook has revealed its first pair of "smart glasses" that contain two cameras for taking photos and videos. Read more