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USC, Grad Workers Reach Tentative Deal, Avert Tuesday Strike

The University of Southern California and leaders of its graduate student workers’ union reached a tentative agreement Sunday, averting a...
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Professor Says Spelman Raised Students’ Grades, Fired Him

Former tenure-track faculty member says the college inflated students’ grades and axed him after he complained. Some say that violates academic freedom.

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Opinion

The Best Reason to Major in English

When did faculty stop believing that it’s important to tell young people to study what they love, Sarah Wasserman asks.

Communication Association Apologizes for Blocked Gaza Speech

The National Communication Association’s Executive Committee said last week that the “events leading up to the censoring and dismissal” of...

Purdue Will Pay $737K Over False Grant Application Allegations

Purdue University will pay the federal government $737,400 to settle allegations that a researcher falsified data, according to a news...

UF President, Ex-FAU Contender Argue Over Israel-Nazi Post

One former Republican politician who now leads a Florida public university is criticizing a current GOP politician who was floated...
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USC Probes Star Neuroscientist on Research Fraud Allegations

The university is investigating Berislav Zlokovic after his lab members described image and notebook manipulation.

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Opinion

Students’ Right to Write

In an age of generative AI, Jonathan Alexander explains why it is important to introduce students to as many forms of writing as possible.