A European satellite that pioneered many of the technologies used to monitor the planet and its climate has fallen to Earth. Read more
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The spring semester was a time of great adjustment for colleges and universities in Texas as state schools were forced to disband any office related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Greg Abbott back in June. While the GOP-led movement to disband DEI offices has caught fire across the country, school donations in 2023 suggest a rift between lawmakers’ wishes and the community’s. Read more
The post was originally made by the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee and the African and African American Resistance Organization, but was also shared by Harvard Faculty & Staff for Justice. Read more
Jim Pillen breaks with 14 other Republican governors to enroll in Summer EBT, a new food program for school vacation months Read more
The most luminous object ever detected has been spied in the distant Universe. Read more
Numerous colleges announced or completed plans to cut academic programs or jobs in February. Many of those institutions are in the Midwest—particularly Ohio. Read more
Wright State University plans to “deactivate” 34 lesser-used degree-bearing academic programs as part of its ongoing Academic Efficiency and Effectiveness review, university officials said. Read more
Clemson University is using federal funds to create technology meant to track what researchers consider to be patterns of “mis-, dis-, and mal-information (MDM)” by internet users. Read more
Latest figures show Chinese application numbers back on trend, but caution sounded on headwinds and ‘super-dependence’ Read more
A bill that seeks to overhaul higher education and force institutions to have financial skin in the game by making them partly responsible for student loan debt has advanced in the Republican-controlled House. Read more