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Scientists in Brazil will try cloning endangered animal species such as the jaguar, a researcher says.
Online education is driving today's higher education revolution. Though the flurry of attention around MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) may lead one to believe that distance learning is a recent phenomenon, it actually dates back over 120 years.
Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave
n the year of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, it seems appropriate to continue writing about the differences between the U.S. and British higher-education systems.
On a fall afternoon a little more than a year ago, the faculty and staff of Shorter University filed through the doors of the college’s chapel for a meeting with the Board of Trustees.
LOS ANGELES—Californias public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the states private colleges and universities.
Climate change received scant attention in the election campaign. But with public concern about global warming growing in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, President Obama has an unprecedented opportunity to take bold action on climate and clean energy.
Institutions -- especially foundations -- frequently fail at connecting their investment arms with their do-gooder arms that dole out funds to fulfill their missions.
A new study published in the Elementary School Journal finds that the main reason new teachers leave the profession is not the insane workload or the lack of resources but, alas, their principals.