American attitudes toward such partnerships must warm, a panel says, if U.S. research is to keep pace with global competitors.
A doctoral program proposed at Georgetown University includes preparation for nonacademic careers. But critics say it would cheapen the degree.
The Illinois board’s vote to reject the outspoken scholar marks not the end of the story but the beginning of the next chapter.
After an 8-to-1 vote against him by the university’s trustees, the scholar and his supporters, on the campus and off, pledge further action.
Advocates of academic freedom see college leaders’ calls for lowering the temperature of campus debates as attacks on free speech.
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