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A Better Battery for Electric Cars

Making batteries for electric vehicles can come with a human cost in poorer countries. In today’s Academic Minute, Huolin Xin...

An ‘Ambitious’ Regulatory Agenda

The Education Department’s docket for this year includes amending regulations on accreditation, state authorization, distance education, cash management and third-party servicers. Plus, the agency plans new Title IX and gainful-employment regulations this spring.

New Law School Dean Gave Trump Bad Legal Advice

Mark Martin provided legal advice to then president Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021, as Trump tried to steal the presidential election. Martin now leads High Point University Law.

Driven to Distraction

Scott McLemee reviews Jamie Kreiner’s The Wandering Mind: What Medieval Monks Tell Us About Distraction.

Could Undergrads Save the Public Health Workforce?

Bachelor’s programs in public health have surpassed master’s degrees in popularity. What does that mean for a field that desperately needs more workers?

Too Far Afield?

University of Houston pushes its dean of social work back down to the faculty. He says some professors objected to his views on racial justice and abolition.

A Better Battery for Electric Cars: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute : Huolin Xin, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine, examines...

Enrollment Remains Top Risk Cited by Colleges

Enrollment remains the biggest risk cited by colleges and universities for the fourth year in a row, according to the...