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  1. At a Moment of Success, U.S.C. Is Rocked by Scandal National, Yesterday

    Did the university move too slowly in responding to allegations of drug abuse by one of its most prominent deans?

  2. Esperanza Spalding Will Record ‘Exposure’ in Front of the World Arts, Today

    Ms. Spalding, a singer and bassist, is making her sixth record during a marathon 77-hour writing and recording session that she will stream live online.

  3. Philippe de Montebello, Former Met Chief, Joins Acquavella Culture, Today

    Mr. de Montebello, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s former director, will be a director of Acquavella Galleries, effective immediately.

  4. Anti-Chinese Posters at Melbourne Universities Are Tied to White Supremacists Foreign, Yesterday

    The posters were found as Chinese enrollment at schools in Australia grows and as the country confronts concerns about Chinese influence in its politics and economy.

  5. Why I Visited North Korea Foreign, July 24

    In light of the United States barring Americans from traveling to North Korea, recent visitors shared their stories of visiting the reclusive nation.

  6. ‘The Daily’: Jared Kushner Speaks Podcasts, Yesterday

    What we learned from the president’s son-in-law on Monday. Plus: what Betsy DeVos plans to do about sexual assault on college campuses.

  7. At Berryessa National Monument, Wildflowers and Rebirth Travel, Yesterday

    Flowers bloom after wildfires at one of the newest national monuments, where the California landscape is a trip through time.

  8. Parents of Charlie Gard, Ill British Infant, Abandon Effort to Prolong His Life Foreign, July 24

    His parents accepted medical experts’ consensus that there was no realistic hope that an experimental therapy might save their son.

  9. Why I Bring My Gun to School Op Ed, July 24

    There is a place for pro-Second Amendment black women in modern feminism.

  10. Eliza Nordeman, Blake Davis Society, July 23

    The bride is a director of corporate affairs for the CBS Corporation; the groom is an executive director at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

  11. Michelle Jasmine, Robert Stanley Society, July 23

    The bride is a graduate of Fordham; the groom is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia.

  12. Samantha Swietlikowski, Ben Strauss Society, July 23

    The couple met in 2005 at Ithaca College. She is a lawyer and he is a freelance writer.

  13. Christina Kaiser, Emad Salem Society, July 23

    The bride and groom met at American University in Washington.

  14. Jeremy Bearer-Friend, Thomas Gillespie Society, July 23

    The couple met through OkCupid.

  15. U.S.C. Moves to Fire Former Medical School Dean Over Drug Allegations National, July 22

    The university said on Friday that it had suspended Dr. Carmen Puliafito, barred him from campus and was taking steps to fire him.

  16. Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover Styles, July 22

    The city is newly stylish, with hyped restaurants and an Ace hotel, thanks to a steady flow of Carnegie Mellon grads who decided to stay.

  17. C. Weston Houck, Judge Who Ended Citadel’s Male-Only Policy, Dies at 84 National, July 21

    Judge Houck, an appointee of President Jimmy Carter, declared that the college’s refusal to admit Shannon Faulkner was a violation of the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause.

  18. What We Finally Got Around to Learning at the Procrastination Research Conference Science, July 21

    For the last 20 years, academic researchers have gathered at this event to share and debate their studies without being mocked.

  19. Betsy DeVos Is Right: Sexual Assault Policy Is Broken Op Ed, July 21

    The Trump administration is the worst possible messenger. But its message is the right one.

  20. The Fading Trump Bump Op Ed, July 20

    Trump keeps touting his economic record but recent data show the post-election boomlet is fading.

  21. High-Flying Art for a Wall-Building Time Weekend, July 19

    At Bard College, a history-rich cache of new art from the Middle East.

  22. A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil National, July 19

    Jude Sparks was playing with his brothers in New Mexico when he stumbled over the fossilized tusk of a Stegomastodon, a prehistoric, elephantine creature.

  23. Students Are the Newest U.S. Weapon Against Terrorist Recruitment National, July 18

    The Department of Homeland Security is giving college students funding to develop social media campaigns and other tools to counter recruitment by groups like the Islamic State.

  24. No Third Trial for Ex-Officer Who Killed Cincinnati Driver National, July 18

    After a second jury deadlocked, a prosecutor said he would be dropping charges against Raymond M. Tensing, who killed Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black motorist, in 2015.

  25. Colleagues of Princeton University Scholar Convicted of Spying in Iran Express Shock Foreign, July 17

    The conviction and 10-year sentence imposed on Xiyue Wang, who had been researching 19th-century history, could chill scholarly exchanges with Iran.

  26. Wm. Theodore de Bary, Renowned Columbia Sinologist, Dies at 97 Culture, July 17

    Professor de Bary, an authority in particular on Confucius, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama.

  27. Dropping Out of College Into Life Op Ed, July 17

    Leaving school after freshman year seemed like the ultimate failure. It ended up being the best thing to happen to my education.

  28. Harvard’s Graduate Theater Program Halts Admissions for 3 Years Culture, July 17

    A new setback for a school that has ties to the acclaimed American Repertory Theater, but from which students leave with enormous debt.

  29. Israel’s War Against George Soros Op Ed, July 17

    The Israeli prime minister is playing a reckless, cynical game by supporting Hungary’s anti-Semitic attacks on the philanthropist.

  30. The Trouble With Trade School Op Ed, July 17

    Vocational education is popular across the political spectrum — and can indeed lead to good blue-collar jobs. But it has problems too.

  31. Liu Xiaobo’s Death Pushes China’s Censors Into Overdrive Foreign, July 17

    After Mr. Liu’s death, the number of keyword combinations that were blocked greatly increased, and images were automatically filtered in private chats, researchers said.

  32. Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40 National, July 16

    Dr. Mirzakhani, a mathematician at Stanford University, was the only woman and only Iranian ever to win what is often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

  33. The Secrets to Saving for College Business, July 16

    The best way to offset high college costs is to save. But doing that is easier said than done. Here are some tips for making saving easier.

  34. Inquiry Into Bernie Sanders’s Wife May Tarnish His Liberal Luster National, July 15

    The senator’s supporters say the U.S. investigation into a Vermont land deal involving Jane Sanders is political, but they worry about its impact.

  35. Columbia Settles With Student Cast as a Rapist in Mattress Art Project Metro, July 14

    The man, who was cleared by the university of responsibility in a rape case, said the university enabled his harassment by giving his accuser academic credit for a piece targeting him.

  36. Betsy DeVos Needs to Listen to Survivors Op Ed, July 14

    LGBTQ survivors of campus sexual assault often face discrimination. The wrong action by the secretary of education could make the problem worse.

  37. When the Mother of an Opioid-Dependent Newborn Hears, ‘You Can’t Have Your Baby’ Insider, July 14

    Catherine Saint Louis, a health reporter, explains how she reported an article about rural Kentucky grappling with newborns facing opioid withdrawal.

  38. How Universal College Admission Tests Help Low-Income Students Sunday Business, July 14

    Requiring the SAT or ACT, and making it free, reduces barriers for disadvantaged students who otherwise would not take the test.

  39. DeVos Says She Will Revisit Obama-Era Sexual Assault Policies National, July 13

    After a “really emotionally draining day“ of meeting with victims and those accused of sexual assault, the education secretary made her first public comments on the issue.

  40. ‘It’s Not the Fault of the Sandwich Shop’: Readers Debate David Brooks’s Column Op Ed, July 13

    The column struck a nerve among readers, who took on issues of class and mobility in the United States.

  41. Immersion Therapy at the Pool, for Vets and Civilians Metropolitan, July 13

    At John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a group of veterans and students are in swim class for athletic and emotional reasons.

  42. Arks of the Apocalypse Magazine, July 13

    All around the world, scientists are building repositories of everything from seeds to ice to mammal milk — racing to preserve a natural order that is fast disappearing.

  43. Harvard Panel Suggests Ending a Tradition: Exclusive Clubs National, July 12

    A faculty committee has called for Harvard’s secretive “final clubs,” along with fraternities and sororities, to be phased out over the next five years.

  44. 9 Charged in Fatal Beating of American in Greece Foreign, July 12

    Bakari Henderson, 22, was attacked Friday on the Greek island of Zakynthos in an area renowned for rowdy, alcohol-fueled antics of young tourists.

  45. Campus Rape Policies Get a New Look as the Accused Get DeVos’s Ear National, July 12

    Betsy DeVos’s Education Department is re-evaluating the get-tough policies on campus sexual assault that were enforced by the Obama administration.

  46. New Yorkers Look for 'Summer of Hell’ Source and Find Cuomo Metro, July 12

    In a Quinnipiac poll, a quarter of city residents gave Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo a failing grade on his handling of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

  47. 7 Frank Lloyd Wright Windows to Go Home Culture, July 12

    A newly restored house in Buffalo by Frank Lloyd Wright receives a bountiful stained-glass gift from the University of Victoria in Canada.

  48. How We Are Ruining America Op Ed, July 11

    College-educated Americans have become devastatingly good at making sure children of other classes can’t join their ranks.

  49. U.S. Is Investigating Jane Sanders Over Burlington College Bank Loan National, July 10

    The wife of Senator Bernie Sanders is being investigated for a loan obtained in 2010 by Burlington College — of which she was president — to finance a relocation and expansion of the college.

  50. Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows U.S., July 11

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raises concerns about smoking’s influence on youths. The movie industry defends its ratings system.

  51. Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows Science, July 11

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raises concerns about smoking’s influence on youths. The movie industry defends its ratings system.

  52. Breaking the Opioid Habit in Dentists’ Offices Op Ed, July 10

    Dentists are beginning to prescribe fewer opioids to teenagers after wisdom teeth extractions, since nonaddictive painkillers can be as effective.

  53. Australian Campus Increases Sexual Assault Resources. Also: Jeff Horn Wins Again Over Manny Pacquiao. Foreign, July 10

    Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

  54. As His Popularity Craters, Christie Eyes Another Sharp-Elbow Job: Sports Radio Host Metro, July 10

    A poll from Monmouth University on Monday found that New Jersey’s governor has a 15 percent approval rating. He spent the morning auditioning for a role at WFAN.

  55. Podcasts for the Recent College Grad Op Ed, July 10

    Useful advice and fun listening for those who are new to the real world struggle.

  56. Long After Protests, Students Shun the University of Missouri National, July 9

    The college has had to close dorms and cut jobs because of plummeting enrollment, which officials attribute largely to fallout from protests in 2015.

  57. Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub Business, July 9

    Fostered by the University of Michigan, testing and research programs draw companies and even equip residents’ vehicles to collect and transmit data.

  58. At Caramoor, an Operatic Milestone That’s Both Farewell and Beginning Culture, July 7

    Celebrating its 20th and final year, Will Crutchfield’s Bel Canto at Caramoor series will reinvent itself as Teatro Nuovo next summer.

  59. In Case You Missed It: June's Top Real Estate Stories Interactive, July 7

    Catch up on the most popular stories of the month.

  60. Do College Students Need the Campus Health Plan? Well, July 7

    Sending a kid off to college? What you need to know about health insurance.

  61. What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week Weekend, July 6

    Two group shows; Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s delicately comic videos; and Erick Meyenberg’s allusion-filled installation are among the offerings.

  62. Senator, (Un)Interrupted: Kamala Harris’s Rise Among Democrats National, July 6

    Ms. Harris, California’s junior senator, has gained notice during her first year in office, in some cases for being cut off by Republican colleagues.

  63. Senator, Un(Interrupted): Kamala Harris’s Rise Among Democrats National, July 6

    Ms. Harris, California’s junior senator, has gained notice during her first year in office, in some cases for being cut off by Republican colleagues.

  64. Email Tip About a Noose Pushes a Reporter to Action Insider, July 5

    Our national reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg describes her reporting on the rising number of race-baiting incidents involving nooses.

  65. Hangman’s Noose, Symbol of Racial Animus, Keeps Cropping Up National, July 5

    A noose was found last week at the United States Mint in Philadelphia. It was the latest in a series of such cases, especially in the nation’s capital.

  66. Putting Citizenship Back in Congress Op Ed, July 4

    Advocates for reforms or better government can be trained to approach their lawmakers and make a difference.

  67. Going to Hooters and Seeing America Op Ed, July 4

    The restaurant exposed four Pakistani kids to the crass yet oddly family-friendly side of this country.

  68. Lee Friedlander’s Photos of 1960s T.V. Sets Lens, July 3

    Lee Friedlander’s series “The Little Screens” was an early artistic attempt to document television’s nascent dominance of America.

  69. Lee Friedlander’s Photos of 1960s T.V. Sets Multimedia/Photos, July 3

    Lee Friedlander’s series “The Little Screens” was an early artistic attempt to document television’s nascent dominance of America.

  70. Norman Dorsen, Tenacious Civil Rights Advocate, Dies at 86 National, July 2

    Mr. Dorsen spent a long legal career focused on fighting for human rights, including before the Supreme Court, and led the A.C.L.U. for 15 years.

  71. Herma Hill Kay, First Woman to Lead Berkeley Law Faculty, Dies at 82 National, July 2

    Appointed as dean while California voters were seeking to end affirmative action in the 1990s, Ms. Kay championed the rights of women and minorities.

  72. Summer Reading Books: The Ties That Bind Colleges National, July 1

    The Times collected information on dozens of college summer reading programs and examined an annual survey of hundreds of universities. A few trends emerged.

  73. A Democracy Road Trip Through Hungary Editorial, July 1

    Beyond Budapest, and across generations, people are working to keep the illiberal forces of Viktor Orban at bay.

  74. State Dept. Restores Job Offers to Students After Diplomat Outcry Foreign, June 30

    After intense pressure by members of Congress and retired diplomats, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson reversed his decision to delay hiring fellowship recipients.

  75. A College Town Gets Ready for Its Moment Under No Sun Science, June 30

    One of the best places to view August’s solar eclipse, Carbondale, home to Southern Illinois University, will host scientists and eclipse groupies.

  76. DeVos Is Discarding College Policies That New Evidence Shows Are Effective Upshot, June 30

    A close analysis of more than 500 failing programs suggests current rules have been successful at reining in predatory for-profit colleges.

  77. The Bond Between Two Teenage Swimming Stars, Decades Apart Sports, June 29

    Chris Olmstead, 73, remembers her success as a teenage swimming star when she watches Katie Ledecky, 20, a five-time Olympic champion.

  78. Richard Benson, Photographer and Printer, Dies at 73 Culture, June 27

    Mr. Benson believed in the painterly impact of reproducing the work of photographers like Irving Penn, Lee Friedlander and Helen Levitt on an offset printing press.

  79. New Jersey’s Appeal of Sports Betting Ban Heads to Supreme Court Sports, June 27

    The court said Tuesday that it would hear a major test of sports betting law in a case stemming from New Jersey’s efforts to allow bets on sporting events.

  80. Stopping Pandemics Before They Start Op Ed, June 27

    Ebola was finally stopped by rushing a vaccine to Africa. Now a project is planning to be more ready for the next pandemic threat.

  81. Britain’s Broken Ladder of Social Mobility Opinion, June 27

    The barriers to entry to the middle class are now so high that even a university education is no guarantee of success.

  82. How a Joke Becomes a Meme: The Birth of ‘Milkshake Duck’ Culture, June 27

    Oxford Dictionaries is keeping a close eye on a term that describes someone who rapidly gains and inevitably loses the internet’s intense love.

  83. Australia, Diverse and Graying. Also: Johnny Depp, and a Controversial Push to Decrypt Foreign, June 26

    Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

  84. Samuel V. Wilson, Ex-Director of Defense Intelligence Agency, Dies at 93 National, June 26

    A decorated military man, Mr. Wilson helped develop wartime practices that emphasize understanding the culture of the countries where fighting is taking place.