The Facebook co-founder and his physician wife draw praise from Bill Gates, among others, as they outlined plans to tackle big goals and fund research that other grant makers consider too risky.
Both faculty members and administrators cite the state’s continuing budget standoff as the primary culprit for the drop in students.
A survey by the Council of Graduate Schools found a 4.3-percent decrease in applications from 2014 to 2015. Whether that represents a blip or a trend remains to be seen.
The university, rocked by campus protests last year, has unveiled an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan. Experts say the follow-through will be as important as the rollout.
A handful of researchers have named their recent discoveries for the president. With that decision comes publicity and, for some, regret.
The university’s Brooklyn campus locked out hundreds of faculty members in anticipation of a strike. Some professors say the administration will have a hard time regaining their trust.
Agricultural researchers — and the companies that support them — say it's time for Congress to boost its investment in their work.
The university’s Brooklyn campus says the student reaction has been "overwhelmingly positive." But at least some students there beg to differ.
Scholars in the field are holding what’s billed as the first conference of its kind as transgender issues become more mainstream than ever.
Analysts endorsed a measure, called relative citation ratio, that aims to reflect how experts assess the influence of a paper, not just how many people cite it.
When the semester starts, on Wednesday, at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus, professors won’t be in class. That’s because the administration, amid contentious contract talks, has locked them out.
The words mean different things to different people, and often they're not even called "trigger warnings." Whatever their name, here's what they look like in practice.
Teaching assistants weren’t the only ones celebrating the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling in the Columbia University graduate-unionization case.
Jacqueline Stevens has been asked to undergo an evaluation of her "fitness for duty" before returning to her position in political science. She says she's being punished for her outspokenness; a colleague says her presence makes him feel unsafe.
The giant journal company said it was merely protecting its own proprietary system. But a wave of critics on social media said they were suspicious of its motives.
After revoking a job offer to Steven G. Salaita, in 2014, the University of Illinois’s flagship felt repercussions on a global scale. The dwindling fortunes of its American Indian-studies program show there were internal consequences, too.
Professors have long struggled with getting students to read the syllabus thoroughly. Now they are trying different tricks to engage students.
The Federal Trade Commission, in its first such foray into scholarly publishing, has filed a civil complaint against one of the largest publishers of online science journals.
After his summer in Rio, Jared Ward is hitting the ground running for another semester of teaching and researching statistics at Brigham Young University.
Michael Wesch, an associate professor of anthropology at Kansas State University, joins his students for an unusual tour of their lives beyond the classroom.
The NLRB’s ruling on Tuesday, that graduate students are employees, prompts a look back at the labor-union battle that started it all.