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A school district in Pennsylvania has banned the Girls Who Code book series for young readers, according to an index of banned books compiled by the free expression non-profit Pen America. Read more
Fossil fuel companies have been banned from recruiting students through a university careers service for the first time. The new policy from Birkbeck, University of London, states its careers service “will not hold relationships of any kind with oil, gas or mining companies”. Read more
Joint programme eyes trifecta of research skills, disciplinary knowledge and business acumen Read more
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has revoked an honorary degree granted in 2015 to Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. Read more
Faith-based colleges and universities are seeing an increase in enrollment as ‘college enrollment has decreased by 13 percent over the last decade,' according to one report. Read more
Over the past five years, U.K. universities have seen the number of U.S. undergraduate applicants spike by 49%, according to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, which manages the U.K. public university admissions system. Read more
The term ‘third space’ was coined to define teams that encourage professional and teaching academic staff (i.e. often termed non-professional staff) to work shoulder-to-shoulder for mutual gains. Read more
Publishing giant announces list of more than 100 nations where open access charges will not apply Rea more
The 27th time was not the charm — and for one Chinese man it could mark the end of a lifelong quest to make it to university. Read more