A controversial researcher on air pollution and secondhand cigarette smoke is suing UCLA to get his position back, claiming that his firing was an illegal effort to quash academic dissent and
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The U.S. State Department and Amazon are partnering to send Kindle tablets to young people around the world.
From school projects to research papers and dissertations, anything can be outsourced for a price. Sunday Times looks at the ethics and economics of the booming business.
Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants are to be allowed to stay and work in the US after the President, Barack Obama, offered them a partial amnesty.
Massively open online courses, or MOOCs, are not credit-bearing. But a pathway to college credit for the courses already exists -- one that experts say many students may soon take.
They admonish administrators for threatening action against professor Michael Wilkes after he published an opinion article criticizing a campus event promoting prostate cancer screening.
Technology start-ups are cracking into the higher education market and there pitch is an enticing one: A college education for anyone at almost no cost.
Part of the ideal of recruiting foreign students to American campuses is that the friendships formed across international lines will leave those from many countries (including the United States) with new perspectives and personal connections in many nations.
Michigan State University alumni who use their university email soon will lose their accounts if they haven't been a student in two years.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Yale University by a South Korean university that claimed it lost tens of millions of dollars after Yale damaged its reputation.