New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's claim that America "was never that great" appears to have struck a chord with young voters.

Cabot Phillips Today at 6:55 AM EDT

The NSF is doling out $45 million to 31 “Hispanic-serving institutions” in hopes of increasing the number of Hispanic students in STEM fields.

Celine Ryan Today at 10:59 AM EDT
Silent Sam after being vandalized earlier this year (Photo credit: Kirk A. Bado)

Student protesters tore down a Confederate statue known as "Silent Sam" at the University of North Carolina Monday night.

Grace Gottschling Today at 9:49 AM EDT

Just one year ago, Harvard had four sororities. Now it has none.

Nicole Sturgis Today at 9:22 AM EDT

UNF is cutting ties with its Confucius Institute, which lawmakers have criticized as a propaganda outlet for the Chinese Communist Party.

Grace Gottschling Aug 20, 2018

Judges have handed losses to professors attempting to eliminate campus carry in both Texas and Georgia.

Adam Sabes Aug 20, 2018

Pro-Israel students are condemning a course on “Colonizing Palestine,” saying it advances a “biased narrative” that could “devolve into propaganda.”

UCLA wants to add grad students to its on-campus social justice army, which is funded by mandatory student fees.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 20, 2018

Professional engineers are expressing befuddlement over unsubstantiated scholarly accusations that the field’s licensure exam is biased against women.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 17, 2018

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is opening a new clinic that caters exclusively to “transgender health.”

Celine Ryan Aug 17, 2018

Yale University has bestowed its highest faculty honor on a professor who just a few years ago was nearly driven from campus by student protesters.

Emily Hall Aug 17, 2018

A UCLA research institute has issued a report estimating that "strict" voter ID laws could disenfranchise about 78,000 transgender voters.

Celine Ryan Aug 17, 2018

UMN has removed a disclaimer from its LGBTQ program “Tongues Untied” that instructed non-LGBTQ and racial minority “allies” not to attend.

Grace Gottschling Aug 17, 2018

A rhetoric course at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs features reading assignments that describe Trump supporters as loud-mouthed bigots.

Grace Gottschling Aug 16, 2018

The UC-Davis Humanities Institute is running a multi-year research initiative regarding “Racial Capitalism,” but has yet to actually define the term.

Celine Ryan Aug 16, 2018

Twitter has recruited a team of professors to fight “intolerance” and promote “healthy conversation” among users.

Stone Washington Aug 16, 2018

This fall, students across the country will attend courses on “Queering the Bible,” “Queering Childhood,” “Queering Theology,” and similar topics.

Celine Ryan Aug 16, 2018

The journal behind the viral article on “rape culture” in dog parks has been unusually quiet amid mounting concerns that the article was a hoax.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 15, 2018

Vanderbilt University has quietly changed the name and description of a workshop that accused “white women” of "fake allyship."

Celine Ryan Aug 15, 2018

A Harvard University professor says universities should not give “respect or deference” to Trump administration officials.

Grace Gottschling Aug 15, 2018

Two professors speculate that women in engineering are less likely than men to pass a professional license exam due to “biases in the exam itself.”

Toni Airaksinen Aug 14, 2018

A recent academic journal articlealleges that Asian Americans indirectly help promote “meritocracy” in STEM, thus “perpetuating racism.”

Zachary Petrizzo Aug 14, 2018

Three researchers recently created a psychological survey to help therapists gauge how often atheist clients may suffer from microaggressions.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 14, 2018
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The University of Arizona will pay Noam Chomsky $62,500 per year to teach a general education course for undergraduates titled “What is Politics?”

Cory Compton Aug 14, 2018

Quinnipiac University has removed Matthew Fantastic Loter from its website after the professor allegedly assaulted a popular YouTuber.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 13, 2018

The University of New Mexico has banned a professor from conducting fetal tissue research after finding that she violated university policy.

Grace Gottschling Aug 13, 2018

A recent survey finds that most sociology professors agree with “Marx’s dictum to change the world” and that “sociology should transcend oppression.”

Toni Airaksinen Aug 13, 2018

Professors of subjects such as Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies earn significantly more than those that teach subjects like math and science.

Celine Ryan Aug 13, 2018

The academic journal article on “rape culture” in dog parks is still selling for $260, despite editorial concerns about the integrity of the piece.

Toni Airaksinen Aug 13, 2018

A College of Charleston professor received a Fulbright grant to research “reproductive justice activism” in Ireland.

Celine Ryan Aug 13, 2018
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