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CUNY: ‘Whiteness continues to be a crucial problem in our English department’

The City University of New York's graduate school will host an event called “Refusing Institutional Whiteness: Possibilities, Alternatives, and Beyond” later this month.

Gold standard of PhD ‘under threat’, professors claim

Debate sparked by criticism of growth of PhDs by publication, and allegations that corruption and nepotism are undermining the reliability of the academic doctorate

How to keep conservation policies from backfiring in a globally connected world

For many years environmentalists have urged the public to "think globally, act locally" — consider the health of the planet, then take action in your own community.

College cheating scandal is the tip of the iceberg

"We're not talking about donating a building, we're talking about fraud," said Andrew Lelling, the US Attorney for Massachusetts, as he announced indictments in a massive scheme alleging that celebrities and other wealthy individuals used cheating, bribes, and lies to get their kids into elite colleges.