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July 16, 2014

With research dollars scarce, the University of California is "re-examining" a longstanding policy that prevents discrimination against researchers who are not American citizens.

July 16, 2014

Little scientific research ever makes it to the public sphere. One postdoc wants to change that with a new website that helps scientists translate their research for lay audiences.

July 16, 2014

An upcoming book argues that meetings -- one of the most loathed aspects of academic life -- are untapped sources of creativity and insight.

July 16, 2014

Daniel J. Bernardo, interim provost and executive vice president at Washington State University, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Jack P. Calareso, president of Anna Maria College, in Massachusetts, has been chosen as president of St. Joseph's College, in New York.

July 15, 2014

At a conference organized by Dartmouth College, officials from more than 60 colleges discuss their responsibilities to students who've been assaulted; federal regulation; and the "toxic" culture in which they operate.

July 15, 2014

George Fox U., which the Education Department recently permitted to discriminate against transgender students, previously won the right to discriminate against divorced people or unwed parents.

July 15, 2014

Coursera has come under attack after an instructor conducted a social experiment on his students, but the MOOC provider is sticking with its hands-off policies, saying they promote academic freedom.

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