Today on the Academic Minute, Adam Arenson, associate professor and director of urban studies at Manhattan College, examines the lives of African-Americans in the North after escaping slavery. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
Louisiana authorities have arrested Todd Finley Shupe, director of Louisiana State University's Wood Durability Lab, and charged him with 98 counts of fraud and misappropriation of funds. Shupe is alleged to have repeatedly forged students' signatures to collect faked travel expenses of more than $16,000, The Advocate reported. Shupe did not respond to an email from Inside Higher Ed about the charges.