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Harvard Morgue Manager Indicted for Stealing Human Remains

The manager of a morgue at Harvard Medical School allegedly stole human body parts that had been donated for educational...
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Supporting Online Student Engagement With Course Design

Institutions developing programs for online learners should consider student opinions about course material and delivery to promote student success, according to a new report from McKinsey & Company.

Sharing Vaccine Intellectual Property: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, uses the lens of fighting off the...
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‘More Refined’ Performance-Based Funding for Community Colleges

Oregon and other states are on the verge of embracing new performance-based funding models for their community colleges. Higher ed experts say these kinds of models have changed in recent years.


‘Interference and Underfunding’ Threaten Polish Research Funder

Its grant approvals are quite low, and politics appear to have an influence in what gets funded.

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Houston Dean Accused of Racial, LGBTQ Harassment

Two preliminary investigation reports allege “microaggressions, slights, double entendre and boorish behavior.”

Senator Bill Cassidy and others speak at a podium about their latest proposal to lower the cost of higher education.

Republicans Unveil Sweeping Higher Education Legislation

Although not likely to become law anytime soon, the package of bills shows that Senate Republicans are ready to step up to the plate on higher education policy.