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July 26, 2019
Michael Kosterlitz explains physics to the nonspecialist.

July 26, 2019
Eric Boynton, professor and chair of philosophy and religious studies at Allegheny College, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost and dean of the college at Beloit College, in Wisconsin. Kelli R. Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University, has been appointed chancellor of Western Carolina University, in North Carolina.

July 25, 2019
U of Hawaii is in conflict with itself as it pursues the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea while also being a leading indigenous institution.

July 25, 2019
Appeals court reinstates humor publication's lawsuit alleging that UC San Diego violated its free press and free speech rights by barring access to funds after condemning the publication as "repugnant."

July 25, 2019
An unorthodox and potentially precedent-setting lawsuit against Louisiana State University alleges officials ignore fraternity hazing but protect sororities.

July 25, 2019
Survey finds that more than 20 percent of workers who are members of minority groups are looking to the federal government to prepare them for a changing economy.

July 25, 2019
Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.

July 24, 2019
Penn Law condemns Amy Wax's recent comments on race and immigration as others call for her ouster.

July 24, 2019
Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren unveils details of a debt cancellation bill, making the case for a more targeted approach than legislation offered by rival Bernie Sanders.

July 24, 2019
The Knight Foundation is investing $50 million to establish a new research field exploring the impact of technology on society.

July 24, 2019
Association dings head coach for not closely monitoring his program, signaling a desire to hold leaders more responsible for misbehavior by their assistants.

July 24, 2019
College students who make sound financial decisions tend to more quickly develop an adult identity, have fewer mental health problems and better transition to the work force.

July 23, 2019
A lawyer is seeking class-action status for a lawsuit on behalf of college students who want the right to question their accusers.

July 23, 2019
Alaska's Board of Regents voted to declare financial exigency after huge state funding cuts, but even more difficult choices loom as the board will soon have to decide how to move forward.

July 23, 2019
Peggy Agouris, dean of the College of Science at George Mason University, in Virginia, has been appointed provost at the College of William & Mary, also in Virginia. Scott Bullard, interim president, senior vice president and dean of the college at Judson College, in Alabama, has been selected as president of Pfeiffer College, in North Carolina.

July 23, 2019
Pop wants to become the next big messaging app for students. But will it avoid the mistakes of Yik Yak and other failed campus-based apps before it?

July 23, 2019
Lawsuit from Quinnipiac student accused of sexual violence will go to trial, with judge agreeing to potential for bias and that university officials destroyed notes in investigation.

July 22, 2019
When a misleading op-ed in The Wall Street Journal irks academics, it's time for a fact check on faculty work and pay.

July 22, 2019
Incoming president talks strategies for recovering from a tumultuous seven months.

July 22, 2019
University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved Lieutenant General Robert Caslen as the university's next president in a divided vote.

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