Sexuality, political leanings and even intelligence can be gleaned from the things you choose to "like" on Facebook, a study suggests.
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As the world of higher ed buzzes about the explosive growth of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with equal parts fascination and terror, it’s important to cast a hard eye on what MOOC’s have accomplished so far, what they haven’t accomplished, and what they may never accomplish.
The median base salary for tenured and tenure-track faculty members increased this academic year by an average of 2.1 percent, matching the rate of inflation.
Arguably no university has been as ambitious in expanding its global footprint as New York University, which has opened degree-granting liberal arts campuses in Abu Dhabi and now Shanghai, and is rapidly enlarging its network of “study away” sites to encompass 11 other locations on six continents.
There is one good thing to be said about nineteenth-century whaling. It produced a cache of biological data that is unparalleled for its time.
A record one billion people — one in seven on the planet — traveled to another country last year. So why aren’t more tourists coming to America?
If the luck of the Irish is with you, there will be shamrocks, Guinness and a party of fine friends to share your St. Patrick's Day celebrations on March 17th.
South African officials have warned a major conservation meeting that the poaching of rhinos is likely to reach record levels this year.
A huge dust storm has hit Tokyo, blanketing the city with brown dust that darkened the skies and rapidly transformed what had been a clear and sunny day.
Comparing sustainability practices in the real estate industry isn't easy.