Faculty members at various institutions debate the pros and cons of shielding freshmen from themselves (or least their performance) in the form of "covered" or "shadow" grades on transcripts.
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Gary, Indiana is joining Detroit and other fading U.S. industrial centers in an effort to turn abandoned neighborhoods and factory sites into gardens, parks, and forests.
Engineering students with the next great idea for a "Guitar Hero" spinoff or a portable solar lamp can soon get a first-ever degree in entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois.
Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N), Google's (GOOGL.O) YouTube and Microsoft (MSFT.O) on Tuesday agreed to an EU code of conduct to tackle online hate speech within 24 hours in Europe.
One of the hottest tech stocks of the past year and a half is helping to make driverless cars a reality
Some of the most magnificent Mayan murals ever found – dating to 100BC – were discovered deep in the jungle of San Bartolo, Guatemala back in 2001.
Chancellor's smartphone action during recent graduation ceremony sparks conversation about academics' etiquette and netiquette (and lack thereof).
Fewer students at Tennessee's public colleges need remedial classes to prepare for higher education, a new report shows, and officials are citing it as an early example that a program embedding extra support in high schools is succeeding.
Smoking will be banned from all three Queensland University of Technology campuses from the start of the next financial year.
Taizhou University in Zhejiang province has remodeled its public bathroom that hasn't been used for years into a 35 self-study rooms and opened it to students in April, reported vcg.com on Friday.