More on the Chapel Hill Scandal
An independent investigator's report draws several disturbing conclusions, including that academic counselors in athletics were complicit.
- Major Players in Academic Fraud at U. of North Carolina
Academic Boycott of Israel
Resolutions on the issue often focus on symbolism more than specifics, as a recent flap over the American Studies Association's boycott demonstrates.
The arguments for the latest boycott of Israel are impossible to disentangle from its many predecessors.
- The Israel Boycott Is Working—to Prevent Peace
Guns on Campus
The cancellation of a speech by a feminist media critic at Utah State University has revived concerns about safety at institutions in states that allow firearms on campuses.
- Why I Don't Want Guns in My Classroom
Vitae: Career News and Tools
What it really takes to crack the academic job market Down Under.
- Take the Weekends Off
- The Weekly Read: Hot Professors, Conference Tips, and the 3-Minute Thesis
In the News
The Education Department has issued a final rule that will make it easier for borrowers with past credit problems to qualify for the loans.
Students and professors at many institutions can draw from a growing catalog of electronics, a selection more akin to a Best Buy than a lending library.
- NIH Allocates $31-Million to Tackle Racial Gaps in Training
- For Colleges, Student-Privacy Law Can Be an Obligation and a Shield
- Brain-Training Companies Get Advice From Some Academics, Criticism From Others
- Many Athletes Receive Little Education on Concussion
- What Really Happens at Community Colleges? A Tool Taps Data for Answers
- Seeking Hip Worker Environs, Universities Remake Research Parks
- Public-College Leaders Rail Against Education Dept.’s ‘Regulatory Culture’