Readers discuss criticism of a white woman’s film about Muslims accused of terrorism. Also: Preschool in New York; gay and in exile; a fragile democracy; student debt.
Patients push back on a medical behemoth in this persuasive health care documentary.
When relationship dramas heated up this summer, she saw an opportunity.
A Siena College poll on Wednesday showed Gov. Kathy Hochul with a 17 percentage-point lead over Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s race for governor.
Un estudio que analizó esas pruebas descubrió que las conexiones sociales relativamente débiles eran más útiles para encontrar trabajo que los vínculos sociales más fuertes.
An N.C.A.A. panel said Hardaway’s unique standing made it allowable for him to give moving expenses to the family of a star player.
A lawyer at a conservative legal group said in a complaint that he would personally be financially harmed by the government’s approach.
About 50 K-12 school districts announced that they would close, along with about 30 colleges and universities.
The DART spacecraft completed its 10-month journey to demonstrate a technique that could defend the planet from deadly space rocks in the future.
Its income-driven component could backfire.
This 2011 work by the American-born, Europe-based choreographer Meg Stuart feels overextended.
A study that looked back at those tests found that relatively weak social connections were more helpful in finding jobs than stronger social ties.
Want to know how few students pay full price, or the odds of getting merit aid? The so-called Common Data Set can help, but some schools don’t post it.
He co-founded a venture capital firm, championed Mark Rothko, served in Hungary during a pivotal period and raised a future U.S. secretary of state.
A 21-year-old student was arrested on suspicion of making a terrorist threat after posting on social media that she would detonate the reactor if the school’s football team lost, the university said.
Affirmative action in admissions may be nearing its end. It’s about time.
He and his wife produced work that blended marine biology, agriculture, urban planning and activism and that tackled, early on, the effects of climate change.
The leaders of the sprawling University of California educational system are considering whether they should halt the move by U.C.L.A.
Millions earmarked for the needy in the nation’s poorest state instead went to projects that benefited the well-to-do, the state alleges, including a volleyball stadium at Mr. Favre’s alma mater.
A leading 20th-century thinker, he published a landmark work at 32. Known for lecturing extemporaneously without notes, he dazzled colleagues with the breadth of his ruminations.
Four whales have died near San Francisco this year after ships crashed into them, and scientists hope to drive that number to zero with new technology.
The Modern Orthodox Jewish university in Manhattan had said it would halt the activities of all undergraduate clubs rather than sanction the gay student organization. The students say they will delay seeking recognition if the other clubs can resu...
The trove of items deposited in Key West, now part of a new archive at Penn State, includes four unpublished short stories, drafts of manuscripts and boxes of personal effects.
He wrote groundbreaking histories of the Second Vatican Council, the late medieval church and the Jesuits, of which he was a member.
Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University, died last year after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey.
Hamilton, the Florida State men’s basketball coach, was presented with the Joe Lapchick Character Award in New York last week.
The report, by New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, argues that the companies fuel false conspiracies about election fraud despite promises to combat them.
The choreographer and performer Nora Chipaumire’s new six-hour work at the Alexander Kasser Theater invokes ancestral spirits.
Experts worry that aspects of President Biden’s debt relief plan could lure unscrupulous schools and unknowing students.
Readers react to a dozen essays trying to answer “What Is School For?”
Many families can borrow most of the cost of college using a Parent PLUS loan. This will not end well.
Este verano, el hallazgo de un manuscrito falso de Galileo reactivó el interés por un prolífico y extravagante falsificador del siglo XX.
Earlier in the week, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a ruling to stand for now that required the university to recognize the group.
“Being a concertmaster is terribly demanding,” she once said, “but women can handle the job as well as men can. I know that.”
The jeans of the young and stylish are unzipped, unbuttoned and unbothered. Why?
Jovan Vavic, who was convicted on bribery and fraud, won a striking victory after a string of guilty verdicts and guilty pleas by parents, coaches and others embroiled in the scandal.
He took the storied Black musical group to new heights, including its first Grammy win and a National Medal of Arts.
The University of North Dakota, the latest U.S. college to acknowledge keeping Indigenous bones and artifacts, pledged to work with tribal leaders on returning them.
Columbia University skidded to No. 18, suggesting that the ratings may be flawed and easily manipulated. But for many families, the list is a marker of prestige.
There are an estimated 100 billion galaxies in the universe, home to an unimaginable abundance of planets. And now there are new ways to spot signs of life on them.
By a 5-to-4 vote, the court refused to block a trial judge’s ruling that required the university to recognize the group under New York City’s anti-discrimination law.
As an artist and exponent of American traditional songs, he sought to blur the lines between outsider and insider art.
Why we keep having school anxiety dreams, and what they may mean.
In the wake of student debt relief, an exploration of how higher education costs became such a complex issue.
A second package was rendered safe by the bomb squad, and the 45-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital with a minor hand injury, the authorities said.
Before the pandemic, the long-sought ruins of Sak Tz’i’, a small but influential Mesoamerican kingdom, were discovered on a cattle ranch in Mexico. This summer archaeologists returned to excavate it.
Monitoring the last wild Chittenango ovate amber snails, scientists tiptoe through a waterfall spray zone the size of a living room.
The university plunged from No. 2 to No. 18 in the popular list, which many experts call into question.
After doubt about its data, the university dropped to No. 18 from No. 2. But now many are asking, can the rating system be that easily manipulated?
A woman who lived in the shadows of Harvard discovers, at 80, that her enslaved ancestors had links to the university.
The tight race capped a campaign that analysts called unusually aggressive, with the nationalist, right-wing Sweden Democrats increasingly popular.
An avid city cyclist, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez also manages to fit in some work, a lunch outing, a movie and a call to his mother.
The university’s football players nearly skipped their opening game in protest of their mismanaged athletic department. Recent history shows far more dysfunction within the university’s sports program.
Sonia Sotomayor’s ruling will be in place pending a decision by the Supreme Court to take up the case.
While no definitive statistics exist, doctors say Mr. Lewitinn, a retired Manhattan store owner, likely remained on the device longer than any other Covid patient.
The unmasking of a fake Galileo manuscript this summer brought renewed attention to a colorful, prolific early-20th-century forger named Tobia Nicotra.
A fall syllabus.
The school apologized to a spectator it had banned from its sporting events and said it could not corroborate a Duke player’s accusations of racial heckling. Duke said it stood by its players, “especially when their character is called into questi...
As a founder of the Union of Concerned Scientists, he defended Soviet dissidents and advocated higher standards in government research.
Gibson’s Bakery said the liberal arts college had falsely accused it of racism after a Black student was caught shoplifting.
College coaches can be found across the U.S. Open’s outer courts during the juniors competitions, displaying their school colors while searching for the next star recruit.
Highlights include grand retrospectives of Alex Katz and Wolfgang Tillmans, a titanic assembly of van Gogh and a celebration of the pioneering Just Above Midtown gallery.
We went on the road with scientists crisscrossing the Great Plains, trying to learn how to tell which storms with tornado potential will actually spawn them.
Britain’s new prime minister, Liz Truss, has recruited cabinet members from diverse backgrounds, though her inner circle retains a hard Conservative edge.
Isabella Pollok, one of the Sarah Lawrence students who fell under the influence of Lawrence V. Ray, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money.
An argument at Arizona State’s multicultural center spiraled into a disaster for everyone involved. Who was to blame?
Brigham Young University has asked people who were at the Aug. 26 game for help finding the person who yelled slurs at a Black player for Duke University.
Readers discuss a judge’s ruling on a special master and the D.O.J.’s 60-day rule. Also: ADL’s response; college’s value; second chances; male friendship.
To better understand how microbes affect our health, researchers combined 119 species of bacteria naturally found in the human body.
He was convinced that human beings would eventually connect with extraterrestrials, and he inspired others to share that belief.
North Carolina offers a frustrating example of how hard it can be to make changes that help families.
Millions took on debt for college but left without graduating, making it harder to repay their loans. Will the Biden administration’s relief plan get them to try again?
Instead of making higher education free, we subsidize it later through repayment plans and attempts at debt cancellation. The complexity is disrespectful.
Emily Bazelon knew she would receive more letters after the exoneration of Yutico Briley. With the help of a group of students at Yale Law School, their claims of innocence will be heard.
Underestimation should be countered with demonstration, not indignation.
UConn guard Paige Bueckers could jump to the W.N.B.A. when she recovers from her knee injury. But experts said she may be better off financially by staying in college.
The polyphonic artist finds ways to enjoy the harrowing business of putting herself, or versions of it, on display.
Curry, the N.B.A. superstar, returned to Davidson College, where he first showed how great he could be. The college, and its community, still feel his impact over a decade later.
Holland Cotter, co-chief critic, on the bounty of Latin American and Latino art coming our way for the fall and winter season, as well as important shows on South Asian and Indigenous art.
Sociologists see a pattern that goes beyond the culture of specific schools, churches and industries: an ingrained resistance to self-policing or defying a community’s hierarchy.
Binary thinking in politics, race and inequality has distracted us from processing everything else that takes place in the country.
The White House’s use of emergency powers to enact widespread debt relief could be ripe for challenges.
A look at design-world events, products and people.
The new course will undergo a pilot program in 60 schools, as the debate over how to teach history becomes ever more divisive.
The DeSantis governorship provides insight into what our national life might look like if in 2024 the Republicans make a clean sweep.
A once-scholarly discipline courts irrelevance in its desperate bid for relevance.
A federal judge said Cleveland State University violated the Fourth Amendment when it used software to scan a student’s bedroom, a practice that has grown during the Covid-19 pandemic.
For an article on wastewater disease surveillance, Times journalists descended underground to look inside a New York City sewage pipe.
Según los expertos, los niños no tienen riesgo alto de infección. Pero ofrecen consejos para cuidar a todos en el regreso a clases, desde los más pequeños hasta los universitarios.
En Inglaterra, unos artistas encendieron una estructura en llamas. En la costa de Jersey, se grabaron nombres en conchas y rocas. Con más de seis millones de muertos, los monumentos conmemorativos han ido evolucionando.
Experts say children are not at a high risk of infection. But they have advice to keep everyone — from toddlers to college kids — safe.
Here’s how a scrappy team of scientists, public health experts and plumbers is embracing wastewater surveillance as the future of disease tracking.
In Britain, artists lit a structure aflame. At the Jersey Shore, names were carved on shells and rocks. With more than six million dead, memorials have evolved along the way.
Russia looks to Africa.
Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh parses what research has illuminated about long Covid, and what questions remain.
Jonathan Malesic responds to readers concerned about the breakdown in college students’ learning since Covid.
A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class.
The moves are a sign that while the academic year may be coming to a close, the pandemic is still not.
Readers discuss the current malaise among many college students. Also: The Oklahoma abortion ban; stopping gun violence; remote work and the climate.
Plus climate’s role in Australia’s upcoming election and a Covid-19 protest at Peking University.
The prime minister’s rules kept transmission at bay for two years, and by the time the highly infectious Omicron variant hit, the vast majority of New Zealand’s population had been vaccinated.
Readers ponder an impending horrible milestone. Also: Grief in our times; college debt; policies and public opinion; students’ letters.
Late assignments, failed tests, sleeping in class: Welcome to the pandemic-era university.
The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.