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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
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
NSA used 40 programmes to hack into aerospace university, Beijing claims Read more
The discovery of thousands of undeclared private swimming pools in France has provided an unexpected windfall for French tax authorities. Read more
The British public are not bitterly polarised over trans equality, according to new research, which found a majority agreed schools should talk to pupils about transgender issues and that one in four knows a trans person personally. Read more
The American Bar Association will consider a recommendation to eliminate the standardized test requirement for law school admissions. Read more
Students from The George Washington University College Republicans and College Democrats chapters are jointly protesting the school's investments in companies that may be complicit in the Uyghur genocide. Read more
In 1994, Susan Whitman received a package in the mail: it was a 12-week lecture series of VHS tapes for a university course on biochemistry, her very first experience with “asynchronous” learning. Read more
More than 1,200 students in Oakland, California, have signed a petition saying they would stay home this week unless school administrators provide additional Covid protections, including more N95 masks, weekly testing and better social distancing – or a shift to virtual learning. Read more