Few women are taking up the study of economics and those that do underestimate themselves – which may have consequences beyond the classroom Read more
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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
Dealing with climate change can seem impossibly costly. By all accounts, the toll will be many trillions of dollars annually for many years to come. Read more
Facebook says it will begin clamping down on the illegal sale of protected areas of the Amazon rainforest on its site Read more