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An aerial photograph depicting destroyed buildings and streets following the Israeli military’s ground operation at Jabalia Refugee Camp.

When Language Is a Weapon

Social scientists should resist the distortions of language that are (mis)shaping perceptions of the war in Gaza, Michel DeGraff writes.

University of Minnesota Pauses Search for Holocaust Center Director

The University of Minnesota announced Monday that it would pause the search for a new director of its Center for...
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Inside Barnard’s Pyramid Approach to AI Literacy

The New York institution’s unusual take on artificial intelligence could serve as a blueprint for others grappling with implementation. 

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Women Make Global Gains as Researchers, but Gaps Persist

A large-scale global study found that while the number of women in academic research is growing, STEM fields remain dominated by men.

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Why Grade Complaints Are Misunderstood

Spoiler alert: Students are not solely to blame, Rebekah Peeples writes.

Judge Halts UC Strike Supporting Pro-Palestine Protesters

A judge has halted a University of California academic workers’ strike that was supporting pro-Palestinian protesters. UAW Local 4811 members...
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‘Is Our System of Free Speech Failing Us?’

In a Q&A with Inside Higher Ed, Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, discusses the impact of the pro-Palestinian protest movement on campus speech.

Fears Mount Over Detention of Academics Who Traveled to China

Several Chinese academics working overseas have disappeared or been detained on return to China as the country’s leaders expand national security laws.