Resolutions on the issue often focus on symbolism more than specifics, as a recent flap over the American Studies Association's boycott demonstrates.
Prominent researchers have raised ethical concerns about university scientists' work for the companies. But some of those scientists reject the criticism as too broad.
The University of Colorado’s philosophy department wanted to be an example of how to make the field more civil toward women. Instead, some say, it's become a...
An appeals court said an earlier decision had misapplied fair-use standards in finding that the university did not violate copyright law.
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Unless students deliberately opt out, companies can use their information to recruit them for other programs, a contract shows.
Institutions benefit from the marketing, technology, and customer-support expertise, but they forfeit potential profit and some control.
Anonymous posts on the smartphone application are fostering conversations, but the dialogue is not always fit for the classroom.
After rapidly proliferating following the Virginia Tech shootings, in 2007, university-issued emergency alerts now draw complaints—and indifference.
Campus bookstores say companies’ aggressive tactics hurt business and violate colleges’ exclusivity contracts.
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