The cuneiform tablets and other objects had been held by the Museum of the Bible, founded by the family that owns the Hobby Lobby craft store chain, and by Cornell University.
The governing body of college sports ordered an investigation in response to outrage over disparities between its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.
Josh Mitchell’s “The Debt Trap” traces the history of the student loan program, and where it went wrong.
A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.
The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.
Tokyo and Washington confound expectations.
The authorities are clamping down on universities, which they consider hotbeds for unrest. The groups say they are fighting for survival.
The association, the leading governing body for college sports in America, may vote on proposals in January.
Chinese researchers have uploaded genetic sequences of coronaviruses to a scientific database more than a year after they took them offline.
With the planned additions of the Sooners and the Longhorns, the Southeastern Conference is expanding to 16 teams while the Big 12 is just trying to survive.
There are risks for both the donor and the receiver, starting with the yo-yoing values. A $5 million gift today may be worth $3 million or $7 million next week.
A festival broadens our understanding of Nadia Boulanger, the pathbreaking composer, conductor and thinker.
Kahlil Greene was elected as the first Black student body president at Yale. And has nearly a half-million followers on TikTok.
The award-winning writers discuss the 1619 Project, American democracy and Donald Trump.
He was most known for his Bobo doll experiment, in which children mimicked adults in attacking an inflatable doll. The work challenged basic tenets of psychology.
Applications seemingly from Black candidates got fewer replies than those evidently from white candidates. The method could point to specific companies.
Researchers who work on the genomes of domestic and wild cats say their DNA holds clues to human as well as feline health.
The virus has created a patchwork of contradictory trends, surging in some countries and ebbing in others, depending on variants, vaccination, restrictions and compliance.
Some of California’s staunchest vaccine resisters are state employees and health care workers, all of whom will be required to get vaccinated or undergo testing starting next month.
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black people, coupled with racial trauma from last summer, will make it harder for Black students to return to classrooms, Teachers College research showed.
How a complicated and expansive academic theory developed during the 1980s has become a hot-button political issue 40 years later.
In 1967, Jocelyn Bell Burnell made an astounding discovery. But as a young woman in science, her role was overlooked.
Superb singers and a clear production make a strong case for Ernest Chausson’s seldom heard “Le Roi Arthus.”
The Longhorns and the Sooners may move to the Southeastern Conference, which could soon have 16 teams. The repercussions would be felt across college sports.
For his piercing insights on race and culture, Wesley Morris recently received his second Pulitzer Prize. But he won over colleagues long before that.
Many students who could qualify for help, who are disproportionately Black and Hispanic, seem to be responding to the economic uncertainties by taking newly abundant jobs.
Facing deep mistrust stoked by rampant conspiracy theories, local health officials are fighting for influence when the only sure strategy for beating back the virus is getting more people vaccinated.
His discoveries deepened understanding of the basic forces at play in the universe, and he took general readers back to its dawn in his book “The First Three Minutes.”
He explored how viruses multiply. An accomplished administrator, he also turned the Howard Hughes Medical Institute into a global biomedical powerhouse.
Readers urge Donald Trump to persuade the vaccine holdouts. Also: Prosecuting rapists; the appeal of Texas; Republicans and Jan. 6; China crackdown; higher education.
A man from France dropped to the city pavement, one of more than 3,000 emergencies on this day alone. A young police officer rushed to help.
Mr. Biden toured a union training center and then headed to Cincinnati, where he will participate in a town hall airing at 8 p.m. Eastern.
Hundreds of thousands of highly capable people are being dropped by the wayside.
He focused on democracy and human rights in a strife-torn country both as an academic and as an on-the-ground adviser to rebel groups.
En un logro antes inimaginado, unos electrodos implantados en el cerebro del hombre transmiten señales a una computadora que muestra las palabras que intenta decir.
Neural networks could give online education a boost by providing automated feedback to students.
A federal judge upheld the school’s mandate. But an appeal is on the way, and the mandates remain divisive across the country.
He pioneered a new branch of emergency medicine — when emergency rooms are nowhere to be found — and helped compile the definitive textbook on health care in the wild.
While the Me Too movement led to greater awareness about the prevalence of rape, prosecutors in New York City still struggle to prove sexual assault accusations.
There are star hirings and hundreds of millions in donations. But not every institution is sharing in the bounty, and some are struggling to survive.
While much of the nation tiptoes toward normalcy, the coronavirus is again swamping hospitals in places like Mountain Home, in a rural county where fewer than one-third of residents are vaccinated.
The right needs to create institutions, not just restrict what the ones we have can teach.
For at least a decade, many experts and advocates have called for expanding the public education system to level the playing field for students from “cradle to career.”
A late bloomer in law school, he founded a constitutional rights clinic to guard against government overreach and was a longtime general counsel at the A.C.L.U.
How to stay safe if you’re going outside in triple-digit temperatures.
For some students, their parents’ coverage may be the better choice. The Affordable Care Act is also an option. Here are the pros and cons of the various plans.
A new indoor mask requirement in Los Angeles County comes as new virus cases have nearly tripled statewide. Immunization rates, however, should keep any spike below past peaks.
The Times’s theater reporter tracked drama students who emerged from a well-regarded North Carolina conservatory into a world with performance on pause.
Crafting surged during the pandemic. But experts believe there are benefits to up-close-and-personal crafting that an online quilting class just can’t replicate.
“We need to reconsider delegation of a lot of the things that are now done at the national level,” Mark Emmert told reporters on Thursday.
In a once unimagined accomplishment, electrodes implanted in the man’s brain transmit signals to a computer that displays his words.
Covid-19 protocols sometimes left teams without a traditional goaltender, meaning another player had to put on a lacrosse helmet or soccer gloves to keep the games going.
The wrestler competed in the first WrestleMania, held in 1985 at Madison Square Garden.
This choreographer sculpts outdoor space, with her performers creating new dimensions in a Bard SummerScape production.
Britain is struggling to end its dependence on the traumatizing seizure of data from victims’ phones. Pervasive rape culture is making it difficult.
President Biden’s $109 billion plan for free community college would be similar to existing programs in states such as Tennessee.
She helped found the field of Hawaiian studies and pressed for Indigenous sovereignty. “We will die as Hawaiians,” she said. “We will never be Americans.”
A little professional advice goes a long way, making it a worthy investment for a new graduate entering the working world.
Jacques A. Bailly, a professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Vermont, has been pronouncing the words at the Scripps spelling bee for decades. (He also once won it.)
The oft-maligned loan servicer’s decision will increase pressure to extend the pause on student loan payments, perhaps into next year.
He demonstrated that differences in DNA between groups of people were far smaller than originally believed. He was also a noted opponent of aspects of sociobiology.
The Central University of Venezuela, once the vibrant epicenter of the country’s higher education, is a victim of the Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro regimes.
People who regularly do muscle-strengthening exercises are about 20 to 30 percent less likely to become obese over time than people who do not.
Some public health experts worry that the administration is not being aggressive enough in waging what the president calls a “wartime effort” to vaccinate the country.
Emergency workers like those combing through the remains of the condo building in Surfside, Fla., come to East Texas to learn how to save people trapped in rubble.
Moath al-Alwi has never been charged with a crime, but has spent over 19 years at the U.S. military detention camp in Cuba. In a new short film, Mr. al-Alwi talks about the art he makes to survive.
Ms. Hannah-Jones will start a journalism center at Howard University, one of the country’s leading historically Black colleges and universities. U.N.C.’s board of trustees had failed to consider tenure for her until she threatened legal action.
Interest rates on federal student loans for the coming academic year will rise nearly a percentage point on July 1.
Stanford, Connecticut, South Carolina and N.C. State are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament.
Gonzaga, Baylor, Illinois and Michigan are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament.
The three days last March that changed sports.
Un adenovirus ayuda a preparar el sistema inmune para combatir el coronavirus.
Coronavirus cases continue to climb steadily at colleges, a New York Times survey has found. Some schools have announced vaccine requirements for students returning in the fall.
How the coronavirus spread across the United States.
A stern disciplinarian with a white towel on his shoulder, he made Georgetown’s basketball team champions.
An adenovirus helps prime the immune system to fight the coronavirus.
Catherine Volcy, like college students across America, is studying from home. She is aching to talk in person with her peers and professors about this tumultuous year.
A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.
President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. debated for the first time, with Chris Wallace of Fox News moderating. Watch the full video with our fact-checks and analysis.
College campuses, like the rest of the country, are enduring a coronavirus surge.
Expect increased pressure on other teams to change their nicknames and logos, including the Braves, Indians and Chiefs.
Immediate steps to limit social contact in parts of the United States where few cases have been identified are needed to slow the outbreak, a model suggests.
Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.