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Universities Oppose Federal Plan to Bolster Research Misconduct Oversight

The Office of Research Integrity is considering stronger regulations for institutional investigations of alleged research misconduct. Universities say it’s too prescriptive.

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For Solar Eclipse, Colleges Give Physicists Football Star Treatment

Many stadiums will host public watch parties to instill awe, enhance science literacy, and foster community on and off campus. For the rare event, Inside Higher Ed offers a statistical poem.

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Smith Protesters Vow to Occupy Building Until College Divests

Demonstrators met with the college president but the two parties could not come to an understanding, members of Students for Justice in Palestine said on social media.

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Report: Mental Health Impacts Community College Persistence

A working paper from University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University researchers identifies key themes in the challenges learners at two-year institutions face and how it impacts their enrollment and degree progression in the first year.

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Three Questions for UC Davis Dean Rao Unnava on Online Degree Partnerships

A conversation about collaborating with 2U on a new online MBA.

Kentucky DEI Programs Survive Legislative Threat

Kentucky lawmakers appear to have run out of time to pass GOP legislation that would have banned public colleges and...

What to Expect From Animals During a Solar Eclipse: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Indiana University’s Total Solar Eclipse Week: Kimberly Rosvall, associate professor of biology, seeks...

New Presidents or Provosts: Brightpoint CC, Erie CC, Indiana U-Indianapolis. Midwestern State, Purdue Northwest, Slippery Rock

Margaret (Marcy) Brown Marsden, interim provost at Midwestern State University, in Texas, has been appointed as provost and vice president...