Eight research teams at the University of Michigan received funding for their projects aimed at exploring “persistent racial disparities embedded in systems ranging from health, education and wealth to criminal justice and infrastructure.” Read more
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Limited access to active learning spaces may disproportionately hurt historically excluded groups, and institutions should build more of these spaces in the name of equity, according to a new study. Where does higher ed stand on next-generation learning spaces? Read more
More women scientists work as professors today than at any time in history. But they’re still underpaid relative to their male colleagues with similar publication records, according to a study of more than 2300 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) faculty members. Read more
Eastern authors ‘risk falling behind’ on visibility and rankings if their work remains behind paywall while US moves to open research, scholars warn Read more
Notre Dame of Maryland University will become a fully co-ed institution in fall 2023, admitting men to its undergraduate programs for the first time in more than 125 years, the school said. Read more
‘We believe in the power of symmetry and transparency, of open evaluation, for and by faculty,’ website states Read more
Researchers have discovered a 380-million-year-old heart preserved inside a fossilised prehistoric fish. Read more
Parents in the US have reported receiving a notorious explicit image after hackers targeted a school app with 10 million users including teachers, students and family members. Read more
Michigan State trustees are trying to push the president out for reasons that remain unclear. Meanwhile, the president and trustees are trading accusations on alleged Title IX missteps. Read more
The sporty all-electric car from the Netherlands resembles a BMW coupe, but is unique: It captures more carbon than it emits. Read more