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The warning last year from Russell Berman, who at the time was president of the Modern Language Association, was apocalyptic: If doctoral programs in the humanities do not reduce the time taken to graduate, they will become unaffordable and face extinction.
In a move to grow the market for Fair Trade products, the longtime head of Fair Trade USA proposes to allow much bigger coffee growers into the certification -- a move that some say runs contrary to the whole purpose of Fair Trade.
Reducing the non-FDA-approved use of antipsychotic drugs may be a way to save money while having little effect on patient care, according to a Penn State College of Medicine study.
During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rhee set off a lot of fireworks.She's still doing it - on a national stage.
As demand for food increases on a planet with limited resources,organic foods' low yields are an issue. But there are other benefits to consider -- along with some possibilities for addressing yield concerns.
Michael Alexander has heard it all before: People with business backgrounds do not understand academia and are ill-equipped to lead colleges and universities. He has a ready rejoinder to such talk:
Critics of wind power point to infrasound as an agent produced by wind turbines that causes health impacts of varying degrees of severity to people nearby.
While enrollment in virtual-education programs continues to grow, a recent study suggests the need for more accountability for the success of students who learn online