Many in academe have been quick to criticize Simon P. Newman’s response to the furor on the Maryland campus. Here’s how PR professionals would have done it differently.
Teenagers still find printed letters to be helpful, and while they often want colleges to text them on their smartphones, sometimes they don’t.
When asked if he would accept the embattled university president's offer to return, one tenured professor said, "Hell no."
The incident began when a woman allegedly asked the visitors what they thought of her earrings, which were replicas of the Confederate flag.
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The stunning announcement that researchers had detected gravitational waves threw the scientific world into a frenzy on Thursday. At the center of it was one journal and an editor.
An annual survey, now in its 50th year, found that first-year students of all races reported being more likely to take part in demonstrations than just a year before.
The university must undertake a major effort to streamline its operations, its chancellor said, even as he acknowledged that some of the changes could be "painful."
The bill's Republican sponsor says it's meant to ensure that the grant process is transparent and accountable. Opponents see it as "another anti-science piece of legislation."
The American Association of University Professors and free-speech groups are among those condemning the university’s abrupt dismissal of two faculty members this week.
One student's perspective: "It’s Thursday night and you have two big homeworks due Friday. Your friends are going out. You’re just like, I just want to finish this, I don’t really care how this gets done."