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Parents who want their children to succeed academically in school have more influence over that outcome than the schools themselves, according to a study by researchers from three universities.
A faculty head at the University of Southern California, one of America’s most internationalised universities, has said student mobility will play an important role in helping the global economy recover from crisis.
A growing number of nonprofit colleges have become big fish in online education and are targeting a working-adult-student market long-dominated by for-profit institutions.
Warning comes as shops struggle to fill shelves and farmers' union reports wheat yields are at lowest level since 1980s
Reflecting what the UW System president calls a "cultural evolution" that has transformed universities into drivers of local economies, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his family will soon move to a stone Tudor mansion bought last week by the school's private foundation.
Pollution prevention is shifting from reducing toxic effluents to making consumer products safer. A proposed California regulation hopes to lead the way.
Three thousand new cases of Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL), a form of blood cancer, appear in the United States each year.
The boss of French clothing firm Zadig & Voltaire has apologised for saying that Chinese tourists would not be welcome at an exclusive new hotel planned by the company in Paris.
One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, and aid groups warned that rising food prices could reverse