University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) removed “Thanksgiving Closure” from its calendar in place of “Fall Break” at the alleged urging of a university professor. Read more
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A painting of old white men smoking cigars by acclaimed contemporary Dutch painter Rein Dool has been taken down at Leiden University in the Netherlands, reportedly the result of a complaint by a female grad student. Read more
In the most dramatic rebuke of the US News & World Report’s colleges and universities rankings to date, Yale and Harvard announced on Wednesday they will stop participating in the magazine’s law school rankings, citing frustrations with the list’s methodology. Read more
During the pandemic, many colleges set aside their test requirements for admissions as students had nowhere to take their exams due to school closures. Like many education policies enacted over the last two years, it seems the practice is here to stay. Read more
A meteorite that crashed on the Gloucestershire town of Winchcombe last year contained water that was a near-perfect match for that on Earth. Read more
The Education Department has left room for online colleges to innovate while maintaining eligibility for federal financial aid. But the lack of clarity carries some risk that colleges could run afoul of unarticulated rules. Read more
Former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines spoke at Georgetown University on Monday night about the importance of protecting women’s sports. Her speech was met with protests from students supporting transgender rights during the university’s Transgender Awareness Week. Read more
A trio of science communicators from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication were recently awarded $576,061 by the National Science Foundation to help them “combat science-related misinformation and misperceptions” in black communities. Read more
Tens of thousands of US students were affected by their higher education institution closing without enough notice over a 16-year period, a new report reveals. Read more
What are the top 10 most regretted college majors? What may just as noteworthy as what’s on that list is tha Read more