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September 26, 2017
Medical researchers say UC Irvine is advancing junk science by taking funds from wealthy donors who favor nontraditional therapies.

September 26, 2017
Just because the author of a controversial article on colonialism wants it stricken from the scholarly record doesn’t mean it’s going anywhere. Critics see clickbait corrupting scholarship.

September 26, 2017
Weeks after Harvard University voided the admission of incoming students who participated in a racist Facebook group, the California college grapples with a similar group involving hundreds of current students.

September 26, 2017
New travel restrictions put in place by the Trump administration continue to raise concerns for American higher education.

September 26, 2017
Federal panel blocks suspension of University of Cincinnati graduate student, saying institution did not respect his constitutional rights after he was accused of sexual assault.

September 26, 2017
Annual report from Scholars at Risk tracks threats to students, academics and their universities worldwide.

September 25, 2017
Large number of private colleges plan tuition resets next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. But it won’t be easy.

September 25, 2017
Education Department rescinds two guidance documents from Obama administration and issues new directions on how colleges should comply with Title IX. New regulation will follow a formal notice-and-comment period.

September 25, 2017
Survey that attracted attention with its findings on student attitudes on First Amendment and violence turns out to have been opt-in, leading experts to criticize it as, in the words of one, “junk science.”

September 25, 2017
Ball State Faculty Council debates how to assess commitment to diversity when using teaching evaluations, and how to phrase the question.

September 25, 2017
Howard students shout, chant and protest through a convocation speech by the former FBI director. Others offer views on the clash of words.

September 25, 2017
An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

September 25, 2017
University receives relatively mild punishment from NCAA, even though former head football coach pressured faculty member to raise a player’s grade and didn’t act when players tested positive for drugs.

September 22, 2017
Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

September 22, 2017
PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.

September 22, 2017
Secretary DeVos has criticized the previous administration for shifting federal policy without appropriate public input. Critics say she's poised to do just that with new Title IX advice.

September 22, 2017
Assaults and race-related posters and graffiti afflict college campuses across the U.S., inflaming students as the academic year begins.

September 22, 2017
A University of Wisconsin student’s provocative clothing line blasts police brutality, and a conservative state lawmaker seeks “accountability.”

September 21, 2017
Stony Brook professors worry their budget is being balanced on the backs of junior faculty colleagues and programs in the humanities, risking curricular breadth and institutional integrity.

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