A group of professors and researchers identified 960 places within 16 of the country’s 62 national parks that contain “racist” names that promote “white supremacy,” “racism,” “settler colonialism” or “anti-Indigenous ideologies.” Read more
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One in five reptiles is threatened with extinction, according to the first comprehensive assessment of more than 10,000 species across the world. Read more
Few women are taking up the study of economics and those that do underestimate themselves – which may have consequences beyond the classroom Read more
College students in California will have the opportunity to earn $10,000 toward school under a new service program. Read more
Seven University of California campuses announced Monday that they will start instruction online in January in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Read more
New homes and buildings in England will be required by law to install electric vehicle charging points from next year, the prime minister has announced. Read more
University leaders and advocacy organizations signed onto a document that calls for a “Great Transition” of society that will “support a more equitable and resilient post-pandemic world.” Read more
Bill Gates wants more college students to read his latest book, so he’s letting them do it for free. Read more
Experts say crediting students for their climate advocacy is wise. But institutions tend to minimize the role campus activists may have played in helping them decide to divest from fossil fuels. Read more
Gustavus Adolphus College has removed the name of prominent scientist Carl Linnaeus from the title of its arboretum, citing “scientific racism” as the motivation behind the move. Read more