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April 28, 2016
Harvard Law School students debate free speech and anti-Semitism after a visiting Israeli politician is asked why she is so "smelly."

April 28, 2016
At a Ugandan university, a research fellow locked out of her office for refusing to teach in a Ph.D. program undresses in protest.

April 28, 2016
A decision today by Apollo Education Group's shareholders could determine today whether U of Phoenix is sold or not.

April 27, 2016
Study finds those with graduate education not only lean more to the left than do other Americans, but have done so increasingly in the last two decades.

April 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

April 27, 2016
For the second year in a row, public colleges relied more on state funding and less on tuition revenue, reversing a recent trend.

April 27, 2016
Association earned praise for condemning Indiana law that permitted discrimination against gay people. Why doesn't it take a similar stance against its own members?

April 27, 2016
James Tracy, Newtown-shooting denier and ex-professor at Florida Atlantic, alleges in a federal suit that his faculty union conspired with the institution to get rid of him.

April 27, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Christopher Jaynes, chief technology officer at Mersive.

April 26, 2016
Illinois governor's pick for state higher education board questions the way academic freedom is defined, the need to defend faculty rights and scientific consensus on evolution.

April 26, 2016
The Obama administration announces a new $100 million competitive grants program to stimulate the expansion of free community college programs and connect college graduates to in-demand jobs.

April 26, 2016
Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

April 26, 2016
Eight African-American women finish doctorates in education simultaneously this year at Indiana U. They created a "sister circle" for support.

April 26, 2016
For their departing gift to the university, seniors at Penn State created an endowment for the university's counseling center to expand mental health services they found wanting.

April 26, 2016
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master's program in psychology. Holy Family University is starting an undergraduate major in neuroscience.

April 25, 2016
Decision to grant a publisher the right to print the writings of Aaron Swartz -- viewed by some as a martyr of the open-access movement -- sets off a debate about copyright.

April 25, 2016
Obama administration continues to turn up pressure on accreditors, promising in new letter to measure the agencies against their peers and urging more focus on student achievement and troubled colleges.

April 25, 2016
As Arizona institutions continue to struggle with deep cuts to state funding, some wonder why on-campus 'freedom centers' funded by the Charles Koch Foundation could get $5 million grant.

April 25, 2016
U of Chicago coach tells judge that former speaker, about to be sentenced for hiding hush money to cover up charges he molested boys, is "outstanding human being" for taking on U.S. Education Department.

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