Pro-life and pro-choice students clashed at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) University Center mall on Sept. 7 in response to the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Read more
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There is a “rapid acceleration” of book censorship occurring across the US, with more than 2,500 different book bans taking place over the past school year, a new report has found. Read more
In what university officials acknowledge will be deeply unpopular cuts, Emporia State University will begin a process of sweeping changes to the university’s program offerings after receiving the all-clear from the Kansas Board of Regents. Read more
Notre Dame of Maryland University abruptly announced it would begin admitting male undergraduates next fall to combat enrollment declines. Backlash from students and alumnae was swift. Read more
Voters have granted the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats party national influence for the first time, raising concerns for universities already tied up in red tape over international recruitment. Read more
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
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