Last year, the University of Virginia published a 10-year strategic plan. The first goal is to “[r]ecruit and support exceptionally talented, diverse, and service-oriented students…who have the potential to live lives of purpose, impact, and service.” Read more
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MPs investigate role of journal publication in the early stages of the pandemic Read more
Google has reportedly told employees that those who fail to comply with company vaccine policies will ultimately lose their jobs. Read more
Professors seek a united faculty voice against legislative incursions into the curriculum with respect to the teaching of race. Read more
Over a year into the completion of San Diego State University’s racial healing garden, few students, scholars and staff appear to be spending time within its circumference. Read more
On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that a school district in East Bernard Texas, just southwest of Houston, is investigating after a prom group chat reportedly took a racist turn, with white students posting slurs and even a lynching threat. Read more
An Indian exam board has withdrawn a passage from a nationwide English exam that appeared to promote the subservience of wives, after an outcry over “blatant misogyny”. Read more
One lawmaker says an institution has 'turned its back on the values of intellectual diversity and the discussion of differing viewpoints.' Read more
Apple has launched an app for competitor Android's smartphones, which will inform users if there is a tracking device nearby. Read more
Under a new initiative from MIT Press, early purchasing commitments from a subset of libraries will make the spring 2022 slate of monographs and edited collections open access. Read more