The demand for new emoji has made the work of the Unicode Consortium, which develops standards for the display of text in software, newly relevant. But has it gotten out of hand?
Investigators with the American Association of University Professors said that the controversial faculty member’s firing set a precedent that threatens academic freedom.
We spoke with a few of them, and for the most part, they had no problem with being popular on the piracy network.
In an interview, the Stanford professor also shares some of her latest ideas about how to help students push forward when they have setbacks.
The departing student-body president at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire explains why he excoriated faculty leaders for planning to vote no confidence in university-system officials.
Nearly half of the faculty members in a small department at Pacific Union College are leaving or stepping down in protest of administrators’ treatment of a professor who invited a controversial speaker.
At Rutgers University and elsewhere, they are raising questions about how race factors into tenure and promotion — and, in some cases, advocating for scholars whose bids were denied.
Critics of an agreement to rename the Virginia institution's law school after the late Supreme Court justice see the move as evidence that the university is being steered rightward by big donors like the Charles Koch Foundation.
In keeping John C. Calhoun’s name on a college, Yale University says it welcomes the chance to teach American history. Here’s how that has worked out on three other campuses.
Language apps, cultural lessons, and theater skills are enlisted in getting international grad students more comfortable in front of the classroom.
Many, but not all, medical researchers say the material is vital for investigating how the virus affects infants’ brains while still in the womb.
Stephen P. Welby, the new assistant secretary for research and engineering, says the Defense Department wants to build more relationships "with smart folks who are thinking about the future," including campus scientists.
A website called Library Genesis, apparently a sister site to the notorious Sci-Hub, has ripped off thousands of university-press titles.
An annual survey by the American Association of University Professors found positive signs in a gradually improving economy, while it lamented long-term trends in the academic work force.