The University of Akron plans to rescind a $50-per-credit hour fee for upperclassmen following pressure from students, legislators and the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
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South Africa dominates a snapshot of what a new ranking for African universities could look like, making up two-fifths of the institutions in the list.
The number of shark attacks in New South Wales have been particularly high this year, even though estimated shark numbers are at record lows.
As solar and wind power grow, another renewable energy source with vast potential — the power of tides and waves — continues to lag far behind.
A new chat tool has been launched in an effort to improve the security of online messaging.
India, the land that gave birth to four religions and enshrined both secularism and free speech in its constitution, has been having a curious debate these past few weeks: Has the world's biggest democracy become an intolerant nation?
The Department of Education unveiled a slate of executive actions it's taking to beef up accountability in the higher education accreditation system, which Education Secretary Arne Duncan said is filled with "watchdogs that don't bite."
Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa
A rare giant dinosaur footprint has been discovered in SW China's Sichuan province,
As fans await the release of The Force Awakens, could Star Wars help teach psychoanalytic concepts in university?