Historians push for more teamwork even as many feel it won’t help them earn tenure.
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At least a dozen German research institutions have started the new year without access to Elsevier journals after an acrimonious breakdown in licence negotiations between the country’s research organisations and the publisher.
More than many other industries, tourism relies on a stable climate, whether attracting customers to lavish lakes, bountiful beaches or majestic mountains.
Veronica Rivera signed up for the introduction to computer science class at Harvey Mudd College mostly because she had no choice: It was mandatory.
Like many Chinese students, Snowy Chen had no intention of going to college in China.
Whether colleges file for bankruptcy or wind down in other ways, closing is a complex, costly affair -- and the process doesn’t assure any support for professors or employees who may have worked without pay.
A recent outbreak of a deadly fish parasite on the Yellowstone River may have seemed unremarkable.
Fixing problems in the academic job market by reducing the number of PhDs would homogenise the sector, argues Tom Cutterham
Fewer than one in five professors at Dutch universities are women, a study on the Netherlands’ “ruthlessly thick” glass ceiling has revealed.
Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts grew and ate in space.