The University of Central Florida has placed an accounting instructor on paid administrative leave while the university and its police department investigate a reference he made to "a killing spree" in talking with students.
The world.edu network focuses on education, science, innovation and the environment.
Here you can submit and vote on the best content from the world’s leading organisations and websites.
Public university students in Florida next year will be able to start working toward college degrees without actually going to college ...
For at least a millennium, the notion of knowledge for knowledge's sake has helped to justify scholarly activity and universities themselves.
While the national debates surrounding fossil-fuel divestment and the Keystone XL pipeline earn the most attention in columns and talk shows these days ...
Scientists believe they have identified a time in history, which provides the most complete picture of how the planet might respond to rising CO2 levels.
Does Twitter have a credibility problem?
A record high level of 49% of young people in England are likely to enter higher education, according to the latest official estimates.
Sweeping education reforms in Mexico are meeting fierce opposition. Scenes from a teachers’ strike, Guerrero-style.
The Syrian Electronic Army -- a group of pro-Syrian regime hackers that has aggressively targeted major news organizations and activists -- may operate in cyberspace, but its attacks can have real-life impact.
All undergraduate and graduate classes in the arts and sciences at Dartmouth College have been canceled for Wednesday after a student demonstration sparked a backlash that included violent online threats against the protesters.