Global survey of academics finds citation scores remain highly important factors in how scholars judge each other, despite international efforts to reduce their impact. Read more
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The program at the University of Nevada, Reno, examines 'lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, intersex, and other (LGBTQ+) people in the United States and transnationally.' Read more
Platforms such as Discord being used to build ‘far-right ecosystem’ to radicalise young people, say experts Read more
Proponents say virtual reality boosts student engagement and achievement. Others worry it may prioritize corporate profits and violate student privacy. As 10 metaversities launch this fall, the details are being worked out in real time. Read more
The Empire State will spend $5 million to fund programs and courses at community colleges that will help students train and find employment in the cannabis industry. Read more
Airbnb said travel demand remains strong, despite concerns about economic slowdown and rising prices hitting households. Read more
Penn State implemented a hiring freeze on Monday as the university aims to balance an operating budget that had a nearly $200 million deficit for 2021-22. Read more
Textbook publisher Pearson plans to profit from secondhand sales by turning its titles into non-fungible tokens (NFTs), its chief executive has said. Read more
The University of Arizona Global Campus announced on Monday it would take over management of its online education programs from Zovio Inc. — the same company that two years earlier transferred its for-profit college holdings to the University of Arizona in what was touted then as a “transformational” agreement. Read more
Northwestern University’s Department of English has axed its mandate that literature majors take a pair of comprehensive English and American literature survey courses. Read more