We cannot jail, fire or expel our way out of this crisis. We need other options.
The allure of investment options like hedge funds and venture capital remains strong for universities, even though standard stock index funds have outperformed them in the last 10 years.
Journalism under the siege of the perpetually enraged reader.
The president of Tennessee Technological University wrote to the E.P.A. saying the accuracy of the emissions study had been called into question.
New York University’s president apologized for the “inexcusably insensitive” menu, which was planned by two employees of the food service company Aramark.
The French doll, with a necklace of gems containing tiny photographs, brought $333,500 at auction in January. It will be in the collection of the Barry Art Museum.
Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist’s paintings and sculptures.
After almost 110 years, the “gentleman songsters off on a spree” have added a female tenor to the ranks.
The program was ordered to vacate 123 victories, including two trips to the Final Four, as punishment for a case involving players and prostitutes.
People who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and processed foods lost weight without worrying about calories or portion size.
The Division II women’s basketball coach has spent 32 years at Bentley, which is not far from Boston but is far out of the limelight. And all she has done in that time is excel.
Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.
Many in this driven generation believe they can’t move forward without beating themselves up.
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
This month’s spotlight is on the constructor Laura Braunstein.
A librarian going through a book at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., found a thin envelope that may add to the odd history of a founding father’s hair.
Bronx Community College has seen its enrollment of African students climb to nearly 1,000 from 200 a decade ago.
The e-cigarettes, in flavors like Mango and Fruit Medley, offer rebellion in a sharply designed package that appeals to a driven generation.
Many schools have offered their own scholarships to compete with the state’s Excelsior program, which pays tuition at CUNY and SUNY for some students.
The unifying voice of the Obama years digs in for a fractious new era and a second child.
The junior forward scored both goals for the United States in a 2-1 win against Slovakia. His reward? The Russians.
After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious “attack” in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.
Land-grant colleges give all Americans access to an education no matter how much money their parents have.
The decision by Lynch, 23, a standout defensive center in the Big Ten, not to appeal a ruling expelling him, effectively ended his college career.
A Tennessee truck dealership lavished a local Republican congresswoman with campaign donations. It also sells “Make Trucks Great Again” caps.
Some found love; others learned valuable lessons about time stamps.
An astrophysicist, he joined six colleagues in suggesting that the universe is expanding sideways, and not evenly, challenging conventional theories.
Legislative unhappiness over a court ruling on Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered congressional map highlights a growing trend toward punishing courts for controversial rulings.
Scientists have often recounted a story about the domestication of rabbits involving a pope and Lent. But it’s just not true.
Blackstone may think of itself as a disruptive investor, but its approach to succession planning is anything but.
The injunction by a Brooklyn federal judge spares the program for young undocumented immigrants and comes one month after a similar ruling in San Francisco.
The papers of Angela Davis, just acquired by Harvard, trace her evolution from obscure philosophy professor to global icon to prophetic voice on mass incarceration.
DreamYard Prep was part of the city’s program for low-performing schools. Now it has been deemed a Rise school, and over time the intensive support will wane.
The magazine’s Ethicist column on a parent’s duty to weigh the benefit of college against the cost and what is owed to a fixer in a war-torn country.
Schools that helped produce some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent leaders are hustling to bring a more medicine-like morality to computer science.
Applications for the graduate programs — a master of music in music production and a master of arts in music business — will be accepted starting Feb. 21.
It’s part of pattern: Trumpism for thee and not for me.
Mr. Bacow, a former head of Tufts University who is known as a capable manager, is seen as a safe choice at a time when the university is under pressure from Washington.
The state could adopt several common-sense reforms to reduce the number of people in prison, often for minor rule violations.
The president keeps protecting his supporters from his own policies.
College was great, but no one mentioned how soul crushing my debt would be.
Maddie Rooney, a little-known goaltender at Minnesota-Duluth, has had a whirlwind year that led her to a spot on the United States Olympic women’s hockey team.
In the last 12 months, there isn’t much Ms. DeVos has done that hasn’t been met with a barrage of backlash. But in a wide-ranging interview, she said her agenda had not been derailed.
Most undergraduates never discover that insurance is interesting. Butler University is trying to change that through a student-run insurance company.
Methylene blue, a laboratory dye, safely kills parasites before mosquitoes can pass them on — but has a vivid side effect that patients dislike.
And state lawmakers have dispensed with commas altogether in the relevant provision of the law.
Florence Price, the first black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra, is having a moment after a trove of her scores was rediscovered.
Tax breaks for horse owners, energy credits and a small college in Kentucky are among the provisions tucked into the Senate spending bill headed for a vote.
From New York University to Berkeley, Bitcoin has set off a dash to understand the technology and economic risks of virtual currency.
The inventor of the term “social entrepreneur,” Bill Drayton, has a challenge for the world.
This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Lawrence Township, N.J., and a six-bedroom in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.
The Red Storm earned its first conference win of the season in stunning fashion, beating the top-ranked team in the country on its home court.
New research adds to a growing body of evidence showing how the British Isles received waves of immigrants over tens of thousands of years.
Plenty of time and energy is spent ranking high school football prospects. But the players at the top of the heap don’t often enjoy long careers.
Once a rising star with a nasty habit of tripping opponents, Allen, the lone senior on Duke’s men’s basketball team, has evolved into the leader of a team of star freshmen.
American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?
For 15 years, the case of John Giuca has been an unlikely cause célèbre in Brooklyn. Now, an appeals court has ordered a new trial.
Nearly a year after she stunned No. 1 UConn in the Final Four, William is looking for her shooting rhythm and leading Mississippi State back to the tournament.
An early signing period in December has affected college football recruiting, giving the prospects who wait more leverage and helping the best programs.
The university and the victim failed to agree on a quotation from her court statement, a professor says.
Electrodes threaded into the brains of epilepsy patients enhanced their recall on word tests by about 15 percent.
Laboratory tests of a 70-year-old hypothesis illuminate the details of a subtle form of snake locomotion.
Larry Nassar’s most famous victims were world-class gymnasts. But his many victims also include Michigan State athletes who feel the university failed them.
The Michigan circuit court judge said the number of women and girls who had come forward to accuse Dr. Nassar of sexual abuse had risen to 265.
A Georgetown professor received a worldwide response to his monthlong call to limit online time, but that was just the beginning of the challenge.
Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of some British women getting the right to vote. Posters illustrating their fight are on display for the first time at Cambridge.
For much of the 19th century, when medical schools needed specimens, they relied on the dead bodies of enslaved people.
Women remain underrepresented in senior positions in economics, and so many public policy debates are likely to be dominated by men’s voices for years to come.
In a medical world ever more reliant on technology, Dr. Gold insisted on teaching, and rewarding, a human touch at the bedside.
Advocates for career and technical education took issue with the president’s characterization of a sector of higher education that has expanded beyond laborers.
Randall Margraves had been standing next to his daughters in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., as they gave statements about Dr. Nassar’s sexual abuse.
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges responds to an editorial.
One side is outraged over the abundance of sexual crimes against women; the other is worried about judicial independence and mass incarceration.
Watch a Facebook Live conversation with Lindsey Underwood, the editor of The Edit, a newsletter written for college students and recent grads.
Widowed 80-somethings team up: “Together we have 105 years worth of experience being married. So we like to tell people we’re pretty sure we know what we’re doing.”
The school had let the entertainer keep his honorary degree despite sexual misconduct accusations, but changed its mind once it took tributes away from the casino mogul.
The Cleveland Indians are retiring “Chief Wahoo,” but the debate is far from over if other institutions, like the University of Illinois, are a guide.
The bill contains measures sought by religious schools and free-speech advocates, worrying some college administrators and gay-rights groups.
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson warned against Chinese and Russian trade in Latin America, while getting more comfortable in his job.
The Mexican salamander has largest genome ever sequenced, which may account for its unique regenerative abilities.
Babies born during the Dutch Hunger Winter became adults with higher rates of health problems. Now researchers may have found the genetic switches that made it happen.
Comic strips epitomize the term “ephemera.” Which is exactly what they aren’t, as the creator of “Beetle Bailey” understood.
For two decades, university officials dismissed or silenced Larry Nassar’s victims. Now its trustees should resign to make way for new leadership.
This week’s newsletter examines Australia’s tolerance for a government that is less than open.
Garth Ross of the Kennedy Center is chosen to program the Schwarzman Center, due to open in 2020.
The former doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics and a Michigan State University clinic faces sentencing for similar crimes against three girls in another case.
The school’s graduate students had voted overwhelmingly in favor of a union, but now the case will go to federal court.
Nathan Ruser, an Australian college student, discovered that a fitness app revealed the locations of military sites around the world. Now he has to decide what he’s doing after graduation.
Dr. Motulsky narrowly escaped the Nazis as a teenager and went on to become what one scientist called “a maestro of human genetics.”
Discovering that students learn at different paces.
N.Y.U. and other schools are offering refuge to students whose college careers have been interrupted by Hurricane Maria’s devastation.
Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.
Patrick J. Fitzgerald said he found no evidence university employees knew the doctor was molesting patients. Critics say his review was tainted.
The incoming class in 2017 had 1,070 women and 1,025 men, a bit of catching up in a country lately more worried about lagging male attendance.
Mark Hollis, the Spartans’ athletic director since 2008, stepped down, and the remainder of the gymnastics board agreed to comply with an Olympic committee demand for complete resignation.
With nearly 1,200 students signed up, a course that tells students how to lead more satisfying lives may be the largest in university history.
The president doesn’t threaten the religious right’s traditional values. He embodies them.
Camille A. Brown has stories to tell about black lives that go beyond stereotypes. “ink,” her newest dance, shows a growing trust in her own art.
Federal and state authorities began investigations of what the university knew about Dr. Nassar’s abuse while he was employed there for two decades.
The string of events that ended this week in a Michigan courtroom began nearly two years ago. Here’s a look at the scandal as it continues to unfold.
The sexual assault case of Larry Nassar has felled the president of Michigan State and the leaders of U.S.A. Gymnastics. Is the U.S.O.C. leadership next?
Women have long worked behind the scenes at the club’s annual drag show, but in keeping its cast all-male, it seemed ever more like the stodgy relics it lampooned.
Three organizations filed a complaint outlining ways that new sexual assault guidelines had had a “chilling effect” on campus sexual assault investigations.
Lawrence G. Nassar, the sports doctor accused of sexually abusing more than 160 young women, committed his crimes with impunity for decades. Here’s how.
Readers react to the sentence and the systematic abuse of young women.
A study from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative finds that a vast majority of Grammy Awards, songwriting credits and production opportunities still go to men.
An unusual study of educational attainment in children finds that gene variants linked to parental nurturing were highly influential even though children had not inherited them.
A new study suggests that some types of song are universal, recognizable by people across all cultures. But not everyone is convinced.
The case of Larry Nassar, the former U.S.A. Gymnastics team doctor convicted of years of sexual abuse, has prompted questions from athletes and fans alike: What took so long?
Michigan State’s president is stepping down, and others must be held accountable, for full justice to be served.
Lou Anna Simon, who has come under fire because of the university’s ties to Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, has worked at the school for more than four decades.
The N.C.A.A.’s inquiry into Michigan State over the crimes of Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar evoked comparisons to its involvement in the Penn State abuse scandal.
Doctors have more time than they thought to prevent death and disability from stroke, by removing blood clots that block circulation to the brain, a study shows.
Gordon Edelstein, fired by Long Wharf Theater, lost an honor bestowed by a Catholic college because he had made sexual jokes about the nuns.
Over day after day of victim statements in a Michigan court, some parents have wondered how they could have missed signs that the sports doctor was molesting their children.