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Why Some Selective M.F.A. Programs Are Going Tuition-Free

Some M.F.A. programs at Juilliard and the University of Southern California, among others, won’t charge tuition starting next fall. But will it expand access to the arts?

An orchard is filled with people milling about. A yellow piece of machinery sits in the middle of the orchard.

AI Taking Root in Growing Number of Agriculture Programs

Embracing the technology could not only boost food production but also prepare students for fast-changing jobs.

New York Film Academy Faculty Members, Staff Unionize in NYC

Employees of the New York Film Academy’s New York City campus have voted overwhelmingly to unionize, the new union announced...

Postdocs Unionize at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Postdoctoral researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, a private nonprofit institution in the Bronx, have unionized with a...
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Enrollment Declines Threaten Small, Independent Art Colleges

Vermont College of Fine Arts has avoided closure by affiliating with the California Institute of the Arts, but many other independent art colleges have closed in recent years.

Columbia Chicago, Long-Striking Faculty Have Tentative Deal

Columbia College Chicago and its union representing part-time faculty members reached a tentative agreement Sunday, possibly ending an unusually long...

Icahn School of Medicine Postdoctoral Researchers Strike

Postdoctoral researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai started striking Wednesday, following what their union said has...
People demonstrating, holding signs saying "On Strike," with a Columbia College Chicago sign on the building behind them.

Columbia Chicago Faculty Strike Hits One-Month Mark

The uncommonly long walkout by part-time instructors at the arts-focused institution is roiling not just them but students and their full-time peers.