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  1. Finding Myself in Research Op Ed, Today

    A graduate student discovers the importance of humanizing data.

  2. College Does Help the Poor Op Ed, Today

    But we can’t expect higher education to eliminate inequality all by itself.

  3. ‘This Is Not of God’: When Anti-Trump Evangelicals Confront Their Brethren National, Today

    Concerned evangelicals staged a revival in Liberty University’s backyard to challenge Jerry Falwell Jr. and his alliance with President Trump.

  4. Oxford Lifts the Veil on Race, Wealth and Privilege Foreign, Today

    For the first time, the British university released data about its admissions, and the figures showed a continuing gap in prospects along racial and economic lines.

  5. 200 Professors Call for Ouster of U.S.C. President, Citing Lack of ‘Moral Authority’ National, Yesterday

    In a letter, senior faculty members expressed “outrage and disappointment” over C.L. Max Nikias’s handling of accusations of misconduct against a campus doctor.

  6. As Tennis Tries to Thin Its Pro Ranks, the College Game May Suffer Sports, Yesterday

    College tennis is thriving, but new rules in the professional ranks could make the college route less enticing for the top players.

  7. Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t. Science, May 21

    The genome obviously varies from person to person. But it can also vary from cell to cell, even within the same individual. The implications of “mosaicism” are enormous.

  8. Geoffrey Hendricks, 86, Attention-Getting Fluxus Artist, Dies Obits, Yesterday

    Mr. Hendricks, known for both his sky paintings and his experiments in art as performance, was also a longtime teacher at Rutgers.

  9. An Honors College That Honors Grit Op Ed, Yesterday

    In Newark, N.J., a branch of the Rutgers University system uses its honors college to seek out students who have survived the hard knocks of life.

  10. 5 Women Sue U.S.C., Alleging Sexual Abuse by Campus Doctor National, May 21

    Lawsuits against U.S.C. in the case of a former gynecologist raised the possibility of hefty financial settlements as the university tried to contain the growing scandal.

  11. You Can’t Legislate Free Inquiry on Campus Op Ed, May 21

    Conservatives are pushing reforms that only exacerbate the problem with college culture they are trying to solve.

  12. Every 202,500 Years, Earth Wanders in a New Direction Science, May 21

    The planet’s orbit alternates from elliptical to almost perfectly circular — and has for hundreds of millions of years.

  13. Billy Cannon, Football Star With a Troubled Life, Dies at 80 Obits, May 20

    He won the 1959 Heisman Trophy and played professionally for 11 years. Then his involvement in a counterfeiting operation landed him in prison.

  14. He’s ‘Old School’ — and Has the Dunce Chair to Prove It Metro, May 20

    A retired teacher turned his Manhattan apartment into a shrine to his school years. Now he’s expanding his collection citywide, to showcase his love for all things vintage public schools.

  15. Rangers on Verge of a Coaching Deal With Boston University’s David Quinn Sports, May 19

    Quinn, 51, would come to the Rangers after five years as the head coach at B.U., where his teams made the N.C.A.A. tournament four times and lost in the national title game in 2015.

  16. Advice for College Students Op Ed, May 19

    How can young people navigate the college years and beyond?

  17. Michigan State Will Pay $500 Million to Abuse Victims. What Comes Next? Op Ed, May 18

    As long as the United States Olympic Committee avoids responsibility, the problem will continue.

  18. Protect Students, Not Predatory Colleges Op Ed, May 18

    Under Betsy DeVos, the Education Department has virtually given up investigating abuses by pro-profit schools.

  19. Teaching Gandhi’s Nonviolent Principles in a Violent Time Sunday Business, May 18

    Her job is educating young people to treat others with respect. The goal is ambitious: eradicating hunger, homelessness, acts of hate and violence.

  20. Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Beat Poet and Author, Dies at 87 Obits, May 18

    Her writing pulsed with her hardscrabble Texas childhood and, refusing to be his “muse,” her liberation from an overbearing poet husband.

  21. A Royal Wedding and a Royal Holiday Weekend: The Canada Letter Foreign, May 18

    Canada is ambivalent about having a British aristocrat as its head of state. But unlike in Australia, a future without the monarchy is not on the horizon.

  22. Chinese Legal Maverick, Facing Political Gales, Bides His Time Foreign, May 18

    He Weifang, who has spent two decades at the forefront of struggles for the rule of law in China, is confident that his time will come again.

  23. A $20 Million Gift for College Op Ed, May 18

    And, yes, college is worth it for low-income students.

  24. Michigan State Faces a Long Road Ahead Despite Settling Nassar Lawsuits National, May 17

    The university reached a $500 million agreement with women abused by Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar. But the battles are far from over.

  25. A State Attorney General Calls Out Betsy DeVos on For-Profit Colleges Investigative, May 17

    The New Jersey attorney general says federal education officials have stopped cooperating with the state on fraudulent activities at for-profits.

  26. ‘Just the Grossest Thing’: Women Recall Interactions With U.S.C. Doctor National, May 17

    Dozens of women have called a university hotline amid allegations of misconduct against a campus gynecologist, George Tyndall, that date to the 1990s.

  27. Sweet Briar College Almost Closed. What Will It Take to Thrive? Op Ed, May 17

    “Women’s colleges are an American phenomenon”: An interview with Meredith Woo, president of Sweet Briar.

  28. A Very Hungry Black Hole Is Found, Gorging on Stars Science, May 17

    Astronomers in Australia say they have discovered a fast-growing black hole swallowing stars in a baby galaxy 12 billion light-years from here.

  29. N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny Science, May 17

    Following reports in The Times that investigators and officials had solicited funding for the trial from the alcohol industry, the N.I.H. has launched two internal investigations.

  30. Chinese Government Expresses Outrage at Allegations Against U.S.C. Doctor U.S., May 17

    The Chinese Consulate General raised concerns over the allegations of misconduct against a gynecologist, George Tyndall, that included targeting Chinese students.

  31. Lindsay Whalen Juggles Jobs as a W.N.B.A. Player and an N.C.A.A. Coach Sports, May 17

    Whalen has taken on dual duties this year: point guard for the W.N.B.A.’s Minnesota Lynx and coach of the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team.

  32. How to Reduce Suicides in College Letters, May 17

    Readers discuss an article about a Hamilton student whose deep distress was known to the college but his parents were not informed.

  33. In Rebuke of Trump, Tillerson Says Lies Are a Threat to Democracy Washington, May 16

    The ex-secretary of state, who didn’t mention the president by name in a commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute, said efforts to hide the truth amounted to going “wobbly on America.”

  34. Michael Slive, 77, Dies; Led Southeastern Conference to New Heights Obits, May 16

    He led the conference from 2002 to 2015 and helped it to navigate a period mired by N.C.A.A. sanctions and become a college football powerhouse.

  35. Michigan State’s $500 Million for Nassar Victims Dwarfs Other Settlements National, May 16

    Officials agreed to a settlement that is believed to be the largest ever reached in a sex abuse case involving a U.S. university.

  36. College May Not Be Worth It Anymore Op Ed, May 16

    For the poor, higher education may hurt more than it helps.

  37. White House Brushes Aside North Korea’s Threats to Cancel Summit With Trump Foreign, May 16

    Administration officials say the White House was still “hopeful” the meeting will happen — but that President Trump would be fine if it did not.

  38. U.S.C. Admits Fault in Response to Complaints Against Gynecologist National, May 15

    Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the university, had been accused for years of inappropriate touching during pelvic exams.

  39. Soros Foundations Leaving Hungary Under Government Pressure Foreign, May 15

    The Open Society Foundations said work had become untenable in Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban has stifled dissent and demonized the group’s founder.

  40. Come Watch the Warriors-Rockets Series With Us From an Expert’s Couch Sports, May 15

    We want to see how great basketball minds not at the games see them. Here’s David Arseneault Jr., the men’s basketball coach at Grinnell College.

  41. Studying While Black in Rome Letters, May 15

    The president of the American University of Rome responds to a young black woman’s experiences of racism in the city.

  42. Georgia State, Leading U.S. in Black Graduates, Is Engine of Social Mobility National, May 15

    Georgia State, once seen as a night school for white businessmen, has reshaped itself amid a moral awakening and a raft of data-driven experimentation.

  43. Want to Quit the Gang Life? Try This Job On Op Ed, May 15

    Second of two articles.

  44. How Asteroids May Have Brought Water to Earth Science, May 15

    It was thought that water bound up in asteroids would be lost in the intense heat of the impacts when they hit our planet. New experiments say no.

  45. Jerrold Meinwald, 91, Dies; Studied Creatures’ Chemical Signals Obits, May 14

    He examined the chemistry behind secreted substances that can attract a mate or repel a predator, helping to establish a new field, chemical ecology.

  46. A New ‘Horror Opera’ Opens Miller Theater’s Next Season Culture, May 14

    Focusing on a new generation of composers, the Miller will begin with Missy Mazzoli’s “Proving Up,” about homesteaders in post-Civil War Nebraska.

  47. Ben Carson vs. the Fair Housing Act Editorial, May 13

    A federal court should stop HUD from shelving rules that would help curb housing segregation around the United States.

  48. Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests Insider, May 13

    Why is it that white people largely don’t get arrested for smoking weed, while black and Hispanic people do? Times reporters put a police official’s explanation to the test.

  49. Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits Investigative, May 13

    A team of lawyers and investigators had looked into advertising at big colleges. Now it mostly processes student loan forgiveness applications.

  50. His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late. National, May 12

    Hamilton College knew that one of its students was in deep distress before he killed himself. His parents believe they should have been told.

  51. 11 of Our Best Weekend Reads Culture, May 12

    We explore consent on campus, catch up with Rachael Ray, learn how to survive our 40s, follow a housing lottery in San Francisco and more.

  52. Colleges Hire Consultants to Help Manipulate Student Loan Default Rates Washington, May 11

    The congressional watchdog found that the consultants pressured student borrowers to put their loans on ice, which allows borrowers to avoid default and schools to avoid losing federal funding.

  53. David Pines, 93, Insightful and Influential Physicist, Dies Obits, May 11

    He helped explain the electric flow of superconductors and the churning matter inside collapsed stars, work that led to Nobel Prizes (but not for him).

  54. 5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class Business, May 11

    Each year, we ask students to send in college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 responded this year. Here are five that stood out.

  55. Quilts, Cows, Money and Meaning: College Essays That Stood Out Business, May 11

    This year, we picked five college application essays about money to publish. College admissions officers admired their maturity, self-awareness and humanity.

  56. When White People Call the Police on Black People Express, May 11

    Viral videos and news coverage have focused attention on something all too familiar. “It’s humiliating and aggravating and upsetting,” a professor says.

  57. Cod and ‘Immune Broth’: California Tests Food as Medicine Science, May 11

    A state-funded clinical trial will test whether nutritious daily meals for chronically ill people can improve health and reduce medical costs.

  58. The Risk of Moving Artworks: A Broken Finger and Public Outcry Culture, May 11

    A finger broke off a 17th-century statue by Gian Lorenzo Bernini after it was lent for a show. Restorers fixed it, but it will never be whole again.

  59. No Luck Finding the Right Nursing Home? Maybe Yelp Can Help Science, May 11

    Every tool used to rate nursing homes is flawed, particularly the federal government’s. But online reviews by consumers can help alert families to shortcomings.

  60. Where Have All the Gypsy Moths Gone? Science, May 11

    A fungus has become a stealthy caterpillar killer, a natural bioweapon to help control the destructive moth infestations.

  61. Gender Letter: 45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus Culture, May 11

    The hypocrisy or Eric Schneiderman, a new project on sexual consent and more.

  62. Why Australian College Graduates Feel Sorry for Their American Counterparts Upshot, May 11

    Readers point to a simpler way to pay back loans and avoid ‘soul-crushing debt.’

  63. Napping While Black (and Other Transgressions) Op Ed, May 10

    A Yale graduate student is told she doesn’t belong. I know how she feels.

  64. We Asked College Students How They Navigate Consent. These Are Their Stories. Styles, May 10

    We asked college students how they navigate the sexual gray zone, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.”

  65. Stanley Falkow, Who Saw How Bacteria Cause Disease, Dies at 84 Obits, May 10

    He found resistance to antibiotics spreading among bacteria and was hailed for his discoveries, though a Nobel Prize eluded him. (Not that he wanted one.)

  66. N.Y.U. Promised Reforms in Abu Dhabi. Report Says It Has Reneged. Metro, May 10

    The university has not repaid thousands of workers at its ambitious Middle East expansion and has dragged its feet on compliance.

  67. Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t. Business, May 10

    Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

  68. 45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus Interactive, May 10

    We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

  69. College Admissions and the Class of 2022 National, May 10

    An update on the affirmative-action lawsuit against Harvard; plus, three high school seniors share how race influenced their enrollment decisions.

  70. In Ancient Skeletons, Scientists Discover a Modern Foe: Hepatitis B Science, May 9

    From 15 sets of skeletal remains, researchers have recovered DNA from the oldest viruses known to have infected humans — and have resurrected some strains in the laboratory.

  71. A Black Yale Student Was Napping, and a White Student Called the Police Express, May 9

    It was the latest in a string of recent episodes in which the police have been summoned to respond to minor complaints involving people of color.

  72. Australia Is Rich, Strong and Afraid of the World Foreign, May 9

    What I learned from Australia’s new federal budget about how the country sees its global role. This week’s Australia Letter.

  73. DeVos Moves to Loosen Restrictions on Federal Aid to Religious Colleges Washington, May 9

    The measure is part of a sweeping deregulatory agenda that includes several rules and regulations for the department to scrap or amend.

  74. Eric Schneiderman’s Legacy in Financial Cases May Survive His Downfall Business, May 9

    As New York’s attorney general, Mr. Schneiderman used the same playbook that raised the profiles of his predecessors. Whoever fills the job next will probably do the same thing.

  75. The Price of Saying ‘Me Too’ in China Op Ed, May 9

    A student’s harassment by university administrators shows what Chinese feminists have to endure.

  76. ‘Did We as a Family Choose the Wrong College?’ Letters, May 9

    An M.I.T. researcher asks, Will the value of a degree continue to outweigh the consequences of paying for it?

  77. Readers Respond to Opioid Surge in Northern California National, May 9

    People across California wrote in with their thoughts about heroin abuse in the state’s rural north

  78. What’s Kim Jong-un’s Surname? Mike Pompeo Is Learning the Hard Way Foreign, May 9

    The U.S. secretary of state referred to the North Korean leader as “Chairman Un,” suggesting a lack of experience with Korean names.

  79. Faculty Member Shoves Black Graduates Offstage, and the University of Florida Apologizes Express, May 8

    A faculty member seen on video hustling students along during a commencement ceremony has been placed on paid administrative leave.

  80. Christiane Collins, Scholar Who Fought a Columbia Gym, Dies at 92 Obits, May 8

    An author and architectural historian, she figured in the struggle to preserve West Harlem’s Morningside Park against encroachment by a growing campus.

  81. Charles Steger, 70, Dies; Led Virginia Tech During Mass Shooting Obits, May 8

    Mr. Steger drew both praise and criticism after a gunman killed 32 faculty members and students on the university campus in 2007.

  82. The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio Magazine, May 8

    Can Washington’s “Russia hands” help explain why the post-Cold War relationship has gone off the rails?

  83. College Removes Instructors as Students Find Their #MeToo Moment Culture, May 8

    Two teachers at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan were removed from classrooms after students protested what they described as inappropriate behavior.

  84. How Can I Make My Colleague Stop Stealing? Magazine, May 8

    The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on a fellow professor who takes a free hand with institutional funds and what to do with old Playboy magazines.

  85. Lacma and Arizona State Join Forces to Help Curators of Color Culture, May 8

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Arizona State University will establish a three-year program combining academic training and work experience.

  86. Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman Raises $227,000 for Victims National, May 7

    James Shaw Jr., who set up the campaign to aid shooting victims, had sought far less. The outpouring of generosity has “overwhelmed” him, he said.

  87. In a Joyous Milestone, Officer Who Cheated Death Heads Home Metro, May 7

    Detective Dalsh Veve nearly died in June as he tried to stop a fleeing car on foot. On Monday, he was well enough to leave a rehabilitation center.

  88. Ronald Wolk, Innovator in Covering Education News, Dies at 86 Obits, May 7

    He helped found both The Chronicle of Higher Education and Education Week, two national publications that helped set an agenda academic agenda.

  89. He Was Convicted of Molesting a 6-Year Old. Should He Have a Future in Baseball? Sports, May 7

    Luke Heimlich is among the best collegiate pitchers and may take Oregon State to the College World Series. He was also convicted of molesting his 6-year-old niece, a crime he says never happened.

  90. For Sale: Small Music College, Beloved by Some, Future Uncertain Metro, May 7

    Rider University’s plan to sell Westminster Choir College to a for-profit Chinese company, puts a spotlight on the struggle of smaller, regional colleges to stay afloat.

  91. M.I.T. Is Not Responsible for Student’s Suicide, Court Rules National, May 7

    The court said that M.I.T. was not liable in this case, but said universities could bear responsibility in some limited cases of student suicide.

  92. What the Heck Is That?: OED Games, May 7

    A look at one of the entries from last week’s puzzles that stumped our solvers.

  93. Scholars Have Data on Millions of Facebook Users. Who’s Guarding It? Business, May 6

    Academics have scoured Facebook pages in the name of science. But the troves they’ve amassed are sometimes unsecured and now pose a privacy risk.

  94. Rabbi Aaron Panken, Reform Seminary President, Dies in Plane Crash at 53 Obits, May 6

    Rabbi Panken had a degree in electrical engineering, but chose the clergy over a career in a laboratory.

  95. President of Jewish Seminary Killed in Plane Crash in Hudson Valley Express, May 6

    Rabbi Aaron D. Panken of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion died after the aircraft he was piloting crashed in Orange County, N.Y., on Saturday morning.

  96. President of Jewish Seminary Killed in Plane Crash in Hudson Valley Express, May 6

    Rabbi Aaron D. Panken of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute died after the aircraft he was piloting crashed in Orange County, N.Y., on Saturday morning.

  97. May 1968: A Month of Revolution Pushed France Into the Modern World Foreign, May 5

    It is hard to find a French person born before 1960 who does not recall the upheaval that changed French culture and society over the course of a few weeks of often violent protest.

  98. What Charles Koch and Other Donors to George Mason University Got for Their Money National, May 5

    Recently released documents show that millions of dollars in donations from conservative-leaning donors had come with strings attached, including influence on committees that selected candidates.

  99. Native American Brothers Pulled From Campus Tour After Nervous Parent Calls Police National, May 5

    The mother was nervous after they joined a tour in progress, according to the school, Colorado State University, which called the episode “sad and frustrating.”

  100. Facebook Adds A.I. Labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, Pressuring Local Universities Business, May 4

    Salaries for artificial intelligence researchers at big tech companies are skyrocketing, luring many professors.

  101. The Citadel Fought the Admission of Women. Now a Female Cadet Will Lead the Corps. National, May 4

    Sarah Zorn has become the Citadel’s first female regimental commander — its top cadet — a sign of irrevocable momentum in a long process of change.

  102. Ohio State Investigates Sexual Misconduct Complaints Against Former Team Doctor Express, May 4

    Dr. Richard H. Strauss, who died in 2005, is the subject of decades-old accusations from men once in the wrestling, hockey, swimming and other programs.

  103. Israel Banishes a Columbia Law Professor for Thinking Differently Op Ed, May 4

    Trump’s gift for unleashing the worst in people finds fertile ground in the Holy Land.

  104. A Student Debt Payment Plan That Saves Now, Yet Costs More Later Business, May 4

    A study found that some colleges were hiring consultants to promote short-term fixes for borrowers that can mire them in more debt down the road.

  105. Yale Holds Hearings in Case of Student Cleared of Rape Metro, May 3

    Saifullah Khan was found not guilty of sexual assault in a criminal trial in March, but now faces a university panel to determine if he will be reinstated.

  106. Immigrants Claim Lawyers Defrauded Them and They May Be Deported Metro, May 3

    In a lawsuit, undocumented immigrants say they thought they were applying for green cards, but their lawyers filed papers for asylum and put them in danger of being removed.

  107. More Iranians With British Links Held in Iran Foreign, May 3

    Iran has arrested two Iranians with British connections in recent months and there are fears for a third, as Tehran and London bicker over a $400 million payment.

  108. She Was Accepted to 113 Colleges: ‘I Could Go Anywhere, and Discover Who I Am’ National, May 3

    Jasmine Harrison, 17, received more than $4 million in scholarship offers. She plans to major in biology and work in a neonatal intensive care unit.

  109. Listen to ‘The Daily’: Sexual Harassment’s Toll on Careers Podcasts, May 3

    Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein for harming her professional prospects. Also, three women who pioneered the language of consent reflect on being ahead of their time.

  110. How College Students Can Learn to Write Well Letters, May 2

    Academicians offer specific advice.

  111. Cuomo Leads Nixon by 22 Points in New Poll Metro, May 2

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo leads Cynthia Nixon 50 percent to 28 percent, a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows.

  112. Revelations Over Koch Gifts Prompt Inquiry at George Mason University National, May 1

    The investigation was ordered after documents were released showing that the Charles Koch Foundation had been given a voice in hiring faculty.

  113. Dr. Donald Seldin, Who Put a Medical School on the Map, Dies at 97 Obits, May 1

    A kidney specialist born in Brooklyn, he gambled that an old Army barracks in Dallas could grow into a national leader in biomedicine.

  114. In Devastated Puerto Rico, Universities Get Just a Fraction of Storm Aid Washington, May 1

    The island’s share was roughly in line with other areas affected by last year’s hurricanes, but the damage is not comparable, leading to questions about the Education Department’s awards process.

  115. A Refugee Caravan is Hoping for Asylum in the U.S. How Are These Cases Decided? National, April 30

    A look at the explosion of asylum applicants and how managing them has become one of the Trump administration’s toughest immigration challenges.

  116. Steven Marcus, Columbia Scholar and Literary Critic, Dies at 89 Obits, April 30

    An author and professor for more than four decades, he made criticism a prism on history and society, from pornography to psychoanalysis.

  117. Robert E. Rubin: Philosophy Prepared Me for a Career in Finance and Government Op Ed, April 30

    Plato and existentialism helped more than courses in economics.

  118. Nature Is Risky. That’s Why Students Need It. Op Ed, April 30

    Some hate the jungle, but most find hidden strength and unanticipated freedom.

  119. Typing a Novel About Vassar, Word for Word, as Art Metro, April 29

    A Los Angeles performance artist has been typing Mary McCarthy’s 1963 novel “The Group,” about eight Vassar College alumnae, on the Vassar campus in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

  120. Did I Choose the Wrong College? Op Ed, April 28

    It didn’t make sense to sign up for debt. I did it anyway.

  121. They Revealed Harassment Claims Against a Professor, and Were Disciplined Metro, April 27

    Two women at Fordham University who told fellow students that a professor had been the subject of sexual complaints were censured by the school for “dishonesty.”

  122. ‘We Are Nicaragua’: Students Revolt, but Now Face a More Daunting Task Foreign, April 27

    University students and young professionals have pulled off a feat few in Nicaragua thought possible: Their protests have loosened President Daniel Ortega’s grip on power.

  123. An Office Decorated in Homage to Southern Art Sunday Business, April 27

    A Cushman & Wakefield executive in Atlanta has made his alma mater and the artifacts of his region the reigning theme in his workplace.

  124. How Jonathan Goldman, Professor and Musician, Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, April 27

    The Joyce expert and Latin soul bandleader spends weekends with his family composting, making music and pancakes, and reading obscure books.

  125. Parents Sue North Korea Over College Student’s Death After Time in Prison Washington, April 26

    Otto F. Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, died after suffering a severe brain injury during 17 months in custody in Pyongyang.

  126. The Future of Frats Op Ed, April 26

    Living in a house with friends, playing drinking games and dancing to overplayed pop songs are not incompatible with a just society.

  127. When New York Medical Students Were Body Snatchers Metropolitan, April 26

    In the late 18th century, aspiring doctors, desperate for human bodies to study, would surreptitiously dig up cadavers in nearby graveyards. Riots ensued.

  128. Howard University Stares Down Challenges, and Hard Questions on Black Colleges National, April 26

    Students and faculty members grapple with campus turmoil and the university’s public image as a barometer for black colleges nationwide.

  129. ‘The Test and the Art of Thinking’ Is About A) The SAT Weekend, April 26

    The documentary listens to dozens of student and academics who find that the test, and the ACT, fail to accurately gauge potential or ability.

  130. Bill Cosby’s Fate Rests With Jury as It Begins Deliberations Culture, April 25

    After 12 days of testimony, seven men and five women began considering whether Mr. Cosby is guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

  131. Bill Cosby Criminal Case: A Timeline From Accusation to Conviction Culture, April 25

    More than 15 years after he met the woman who would accuse him of sexual assault, Mr. Cosby again finds his fate in the hands of a Pennsylvania jury.

  132. A National Security Aide’s Departing Wish: Cooking for the State Dinner Washington, April 24

    For his exit from the Trump administration, Michael Anton, a self-described “right-wing Francophile,” asked to work as a line cook helping to prepare dinner for the French president.

  133. In Bill Cosby’s Case, Who’s the Con Artist? Both Sides Close by Pointing Fingers Culture, April 24

    Lawyers defending Mr. Cosby on Tuesday called the woman accusing him of sexual assault a liar. But prosecutors said it was Mr. Cosby who is the fraud.

  134. Waffle House Attack Was These Doctors’ 3rd Mass Shooting in Just Months National, April 24

    Two surgeons explain how they respond when they get word of a mass shooting: “We try to set our emotions apart from that immediately, but we’re human.”

  135. Students Defiant as Chinese University Warns #MeToo Activist Foreign, April 24

    A debate over sexual harassment has pitted students and professors at Peking University in Beijing against a government that has grown increasingly intolerant of dissent.

  136. Columbia Graduate Students Walk Out Over Union Fight Metro, April 24

    The strike, part of a long-running battle over unionization, comes at the busiest time of the school year, as the spring semester nears its end.

  137. College’s First Test: How to Pay for It Well, April 24

    Colleges may emphasize the amount of aid awarded, rather than the actual cost of attending a school, financial aid experts say.

  138. Cosby Defense Rests as Sexual Assault Trial Nears Its End Culture, April 23

    Final summations are expected to be presented on Tuesday, after which the jury will begin deliberating Bill Cosby’s fate.