An appeals court said an earlier decision had misapplied fair-use standards in finding that the university did not violate copyright law.
Students at SUNY-Geneseo are not just reading Walden. They're building a version of the author’s cabin in the woods, using 19th-century tools.
Jennifer Freyd says the University of Oregon's leaders supported her survey on rape—until they saw the survey.
Authors and academics gather to give a glad yell of support to those engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs with big ideas.
The grants, to some two dozen universities, are intended to bring researchers innovative ways of handling the huge data sets seen as critical to future discoveries.
- U. of Michigan Extends Novel System of Seed Money for Research
- Clash Between Chicago State U. and Its Faculty Leaders Redefines Hardball
- The Ph.D. Student's Ticking Clock
- Google-Stalking Job Candidates: Tempting but Risky
- It's No Joke: Humor Rarely Welcome in Research Write-Ups
The government's calculation of the rates ignores millions of potential graduates, a worrisome prospect as a controversial college-rating system is about to be unveiled.
Some of them are standard. Others, not so much.
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.
Grants to some 50 professors are now being investigated by the Republican-controlled House science committee.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received 5,300 complaints from borrowers since last October, an increase of 38 percent.
- 'Dear White People': A New Movie About Race on Campus Is, Sadly, Spot-On
- In Taste of Autonomy, Sports Programs Now Battle for Athletes' Bellies
- A College System Lets Students’ Pay Determine Its Budget Requests
- At Saint Louis U., Ferguson Protests Make for a Long, Tense, but Peaceful Night
- The U. of Texas Tracks What Its Graduates Earn. It Thinks You Should, Too.
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.
- How Close Is Too Close? Industry Courts Computer Scholars
- How Do You Plan the Campus of the Future? Try Not To.
- One Professor Schemes to Keep Colleges in the Web’s Fast Lane
- College Libraries Push Back as Publishers Raise Some E-Book Prices
- Pushed by Lawmakers, U. of Florida Dives Into Online Education