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3 Vernon Rodeo Team Members Killed by Crash

Three students at Vernon College, members of the Texas institution's rodeo team, have died from injuries in a car crash...

Fear in Others

Does observing fear in others change your brain? In today's Academic Minute, Virginia Tech's Alexei Morozov determines the answer. Morozov...

Spanier Conviction Renews Debate on Penn State Post-Sandusky

Former president of university found guilty of child endangerment. Leader of outside investigation questions whether institution has learned lessons from the scandal.

Are Mergers in Pennsylvania Higher Ed's Future?

Politics, geography and history all prevent the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education from following Georgia's consolidation path.

Long Road for Regulatory Rollbacks

Republicans swept to power after years of complaints about the Obama administration's crackdown on for-profit colleges. But only tentative steps to roll back regulations have followed, and two major rules could be headed for a drawn-out negotiation process.

Academic Minute: Fear in Others

Today on the Academic Minute, Alexei Morozov, assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, explores whether observing fear...

One Judge Rules in Trump's Favor on Travel Ban

A federal judge in Virginia ruled in favor of President Trump’s travel ban in finding that the president’s past statements...

Hometown Connections and Chinese Favoritism

A paper (abstract available here) published by the National Bureau of Economic Research studies the link between hometown connections in...