The removal of the chapel's pews sparked much outrage online from Christians, who blamed Muslim students for it. A former campus minister says that's not true.
"We believe that Geoff Marcy cannot perform the functions of a faculty member," the prominent scientist's colleagues wrote.
The answer isn’t as simple as ugly tradition, experts say. Cultural factors also influence the rituals of groups that struggle against challenges and stereotypes.
Gallows humor masks feelings of helplessness and anger as faculty members speculate on the grim probability of more classroom shootings.
Michael B. Horn, a co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, stepped down on Friday as director of its education program to begin working more directly with companies in the education market.
The rejected bill had called for standardized policies and punishments for campus rape. Governor Brown said officials needed latitude to use "their better judgment" in disciplinary matters.
Making the process open and giving academics more credit for doing reviews are two of the methods meant to fix what some call a broken system.
This past week several campuses learned of online posts or bathroom-wall graffiti that threatened violence. Almost all of them went on high alert.
Two years ago, Will Collier landed his dream job, overseeing academic services for one of the country's premier programs. His experience illustrates the challenge of protecting academic integrity in big-time college sports.
An inquiry by the University of California at Berkeley found that Geoffrey W. Marcy had repeatedly engaged in "inappropriate behavior" with female students. Many scientists ask why the university didn't do more to punish the professor.
For now, the university is barred from enrolling active-duty military personnel under a Department of Defense program. The loss of that ability, and the money that comes with it, could have an outsize impact.
The shooting comes after two similar incidents in recent weeks at or near the Houston campus, along with high-profile campus shootings elsewhere in the country.
The campus reported early Friday morning that the suspect in the incident, which occurred outside a dormitory, was in custody.
The chance to apply for aid earlier, using so-called prior-prior-year tax records, is widely seen as a win for students, but much will depend on how colleges and states respond.
Seizing an opportunity that won’t come often, Drew University has made William Campbell, who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday, the focus of a broad-ranging marketing campaign.
A UCLA student had sued over a 2009 knife attack in a chemistry lab. Her accused assailant was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
The action comes after an investigative report on the for-profit's aggressive recruitment of military servicemembers and amid separate probes by federal and state agencies.
The influx is fueled not by care packages from Mom, but by a surge in online shopping — for textbooks, Halloween costumes, Valentine sweets, dormitory décor, even mini-fridges.