Since July, the N.C.A.A. has allowed athletes to make money from endorsement deals. Fans don’t seem to mind.
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.
Expanded tuition assistance remains an option for the budget bill, but how much it would help students — and economic competitiveness — remains to be seen.
Readers oppose what one calls “the trend on college campuses to censor disagreeable speakers.” Also: Protest songs; Steve Bannon.
The mayor’s race in Stamford has been flooded with money and intrigue, thanks largely to the flamboyant presence of Bobby Valentine, a first-time candidate and former Mets and Red Sox manager.
The co-working company’s trading debut follows a failed I.P.O., a pandemic and more.
In China, some academic programs accept only men or cap the number of female applicants, who often must test higher than their male counterparts.
A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig functions normally, scientists reported. The procedure may open the door to a renewable source of desperately needed organs.
New Jersey’s vaccine mandate for school and state workers also took effect this week, requiring employees to provide proof of vaccination or complete a Covid-19 test at least once a week.
Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, died on Monday.
Museums are less interested in adding to the terror than furthering the connection to the planet.
Students for Fair Admissions vowed to immediately appeal in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.
Employers are missing out on a large talent pool by insisting on diplomas for jobs that don’t require them.
The former president was admitted to a California hospital on Tuesday for treatment of an infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.
Jonathan Kaji, former president of the Asian Pacific Alumni Association at the University of Southern California, has been pushing the school to apologize for its treatment of its Nisei students since 2007.
The decline of bee populations is a looming crisis, but there is a dearth of scientific data. Hyperlocal researchers, with nets and notebooks, could be key.
“Scripted homicide” clubs have opened around the country as young people look for ways to escape and connect. Naturally, the government has questions.
Michigan’s campus cancelers aren’t snowflakes, they’re radicals.
Students objected after the composer Bright Sheng showed the 1965 film of Laurence Olivier’s “Othello” to his class at the University of Michigan.
Big college endowments had a bumper year.
New York City is giving every public school kindergartner $100 in a college savings account.
Zohra Saed, who teaches at the City University of New York, has rallied the literary community to help another poet and his family get to safety.
A professor and prolific author, he cautioned that doctors too often focus on the disease instead of the overall well-being of the sufferer.
The prevalence of videos claiming fraud dropped sharply, according to New York University’s Center for Social Media and Politics.
The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.
Doctors need to consider ways to adapt to this era of waning abortion access.
The Wildcats football team needs help, so it sought out reinforcements on campus.
In a ceremony in Geneva, the World Health Organization presented an award to the family of Ms. Lacks, whose cancer cells led to world-changing advances in medical and scientific research.
She overcame bias against women in science and personal tragedy to perform groundbreaking work. She earned recognition for her achievements last year.
Working in the 1970s and ’80s, his scholarship helped to cement African-American studies as an academic discipline.
New York City may overhaul its elementary admissions to the selective track.
The increase, a cost-of-living adjustment that applies to about 70 million Americans, comes as consumer prices have jumped sharply.
A university spokesman said the move out of Beijing had long been planned. The program’s director cited a perceived lack of friendliness from the host institution.
Academia can still serve the goals of liberty. But first the Coward Culture has to go.
Los adultos con alto riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares se arriesgan a efectos secundarios graves si inician un régimen diario de dosis bajas del fármaco, recomendó un comité de especialistas de EE. UU.
A Marist College poll found that voters favored Gov. Kathy Hochul over potential primary rivals, including the state attorney general, Letitia James.
Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease may face serious side effects if they start a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin.
The New Jersey governor election is one of the first statewide contests to measure how voters feel about strict coronavirus mandates.
New York City is giving every public school kindergartner $100 in a college savings account. Here’s why every penny matters.
Hospital staff members looked the other way while Ricardo Cruciani addicted vulnerable women to pain medications and assaulted them, according to a new lawsuit.
David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens were honored for delving into cause and effect in ways that shed light on labor markets.
A surge in electric-powered mobility devices during the pandemic is likely to become a lasting feature, transforming the New York City streetscape.
Dozens of parents and others have pleaded guilty. Here’s what happened to a few of them.
His pronouncements — on sex, death, organ transplants and more — carried weight in no small part because he was both a master of Jewish scripture and a microbiologist.
En Liverpool, Inglaterra, un programa de postgrado pretende convertir a los fans de los Beatles en estudiantes serios del legado del grupo.
As a curator at MoMA and then a professor at Princeton, he pushed museums and art historians to take photography seriously.
John Wilson, a private equity financier, and Gamal Abdelaziz, a former casino executive, were the first people to stand trial in the federal investigation.
Singapore’s experience offers lessons for other countries that want to reduce pandemic restrictions but have yet to deal with widespread infections.
A clinical psychiatrist, she showed that suicide was often a result of mental illness, and that it could be avoided with the right treatment and public education.
Es el primer estudio que aplica la estimulación cerebral individualizada con el fin de tratar la depresión grave. El caso de Sarah plantea que este método podría ayudar a personas que no responden a otras terapias.
A battle over academic freedom at Yale. Also: Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona; hazing and assault on campus; bike chaos in New York; Messi's goal.
Critical race theory battles hit libraries.
In closing arguments at the Varsity Blues trial, prosecutors focused on bribes, but the ways in which universities cater to rich families are also on trial.
A number of large-scale projects will expand the city’s downtown, but community advocates are worried about preserving the area’s Mexican American culture.
The work of Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi “demonstrate that our knowledge about the climate rests on a solid scientific foundation,” the committee said.
It’s the first study of individualized brain stimulation to treat severe depression. Sarah’s case raises the possibility the method may help people who don’t respond to other therapies.
By observing mice hair follicles, scientists discovered an unexpected mechanism of aging. “If I didn’t see it with my own eyes I wouldn't believe it,” one said.
The American Rescue Plan Act, with its $87.8 million in funding, will support projects at nearly 300 cultural and educational institutions in the country.
For 150 years, the Fisk Jubilee Singers have performed spirituals that saved a university and helped raise generations up from the bonds of slavery.
The sprawling 1,250-square-mile system of water and farmland in Northern California is a four-season destination for watersport fans and home to many riverbank communities.
Readers mostly disagree with a column by Michelle Goldberg that suggests that we are, and she responds to their critiques.
Climate activists on campuses across the country have spent years organizing in the name of fossil fuel divestment. That organizing is starting to pay off.
Researchers have been studying how much care American adults will require as they age, and for how long.
He and his wife and collaborator made headlines with their finding that they could communicate with a young ape using the language of the deaf.
His celebrated works drew from the musical traditions of revival meetings and country hoedowns, telling stories of intolerance.
The historian Beverly Gage, who has run the Grand Strategy course since 2017, says the university failed to stand up for academic freedom amid inappropriate efforts to influence the curriculum.
For decades, researchers at Yale and elsewhere have questioned the authenticity of a map that seemed to reflect Viking travels to North America. The school now says the case is closed.
As experts hail the AUKUS agreement, the Biden administration should ensure it does not reflect a self-defeating concept of great power competition.
The top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board signaled that private universities should not treat those who compete in college sports as “mere ‘student-athletes.’”
The slogan has long applied only to the men’s college basketball tournament, drawing criticism that the women’s game has been left behind.
Fewer workers mean fewer hot meals for students.
A social media campaign within the Afghan diaspora celebrates pre-Taliban dress traditions, and mourns the loss of that freedom.
The new policy for Afghanistan’s premier university is another major blow to women’s rights under Taliban rule, and to a two-decade effort to build up higher education.
Through the pandemic, Markus Brunnermeier conducted remarkable video seminars with leading thinkers in his field.
Readers respond to an opinion essay about tenure. Also: The C.D.C. director and boosters; Joe Biden and Donald Trump; the spending bill.
A former sailing coach who took a plea deal for shuffling bribes to Stanford’s athletic program says his colleagues knew where the money was coming from.
Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old student at Virginia Commonwealth University, died in February after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey, family members say.
The company plans to hit up college coffee shops to spread the word about its services. When credit card companies did it a generation ago, Congress got involved.
“It is irrational to interpret a number of crises occurring at the same time as signs that we’re doomed.”
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.
More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.
Thousands of letters and other artifacts from the life of the radical prankster of the counterculture are sold to the University of Texas at Austin.
One day after a gunman opened fire on a homecoming party attended by hundreds near Greenville, Tex., a suspect was arrested.
Why are some small towns thriving?
Scientists reported the discovery in Australia of a plant-eating species, 35 years after a miner brought fossils to a museum in Sydney.
The algorithms know what we’ll do, but not why we do it. At least not yet.
Ms. Warren’s proposal would use new taxes on the wealthy to end tuition at public colleges, and eliminate all student loan debt for more than 75 percent of borrowers.
Two of David T. Little’s politically charged instrumental works were the halves of a Composer Portrait concert at Miller Theater on Thursday.
Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”
Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers.
“I own this thing,” Alan Detrich recalled telling a museum director. “It is mine. I can do whatever I want.”
Psychologists find that story time can build the strong relationships they need for healthy development.
Stephen Quake and two colleagues were found to have followed proper scientific protocol in their interactions with the Chinese researcher who did the work.
A South Carolina student was murdered after getting into a car she mistook for her Uber, underscoring the safety risks of ride-hailing apps.
The Trump administration bars a critic of Israel from America.
Ms. Monfries, a 22-year-old senior, died Sunday evening, hours after falling from a tower known to attract thrill-seeking students at the university’s Bronx campus.
George Crumb at 90, the opening of the Shed, and a new album of David Sanford's music were among the highlights.
Whether he was writing a Restoration period biography or a book on war poetry, his background in music informed his approach.
An All-Pro on championship teams and a Hall of Famer, he powered Green Bay’s turf-churning “sweep.” He was later a head coach of three N.F.L. teams.
As the first woman and first person of color to lead the Newhouse School at Syracuse, she helped students and faculty embrace the future — and diversity.
The poll, conducted by Monmouth University, also indicated that support for Mayor Pete Buttigieg is on the rise.
His performances in both classical ballet and modern existential works were widely hailed. “He was my hero,” American Ballet Theater’s director said.
A woman who accused three basketball players and sued the university speaks publicly about her case for the first time.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York approved landmark legislation creating a commission to investigate misconduct by prosecutors. District attorneys vowed to fight it in court.
Psychologists have studied personal space and physical contact for decades. Here's why people get so uncomfortable.
A South Carolina college student was killed last weekend by a man posing as a ride-share driver, the police said. Across the country, women have reported dozens of similar attacks in recent years.
A history professor at the University of North Carolina has been teaching a course on big-time college sports, with an emphasis on an academic fraud case involving Tar Heel athletes.
The Federal Trade Commission accused Omics International, a publisher in India, of operating hundreds of questionable scientific journals. A federal judge agreed.
New research suggests that Redoshi, who became a free woman in 1865, may have been the last living survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Readers stress the importance of language study.
Five dormitories and the dining hall at SUNY New Paltz in New York will feature Native American names instead of the town’s slave-owning founders.
Last week they set off a firestorm at the University of Notre Dame. Why does this item of clothing get people so riled up?
Nathaniel D. Rowland, 24, was arrested in connection with the death of Samantha Josephson, 21, in South Carolina. The authorities did not disclose a motive or how she died.
The Supreme Court has weighed in on affirmative action several times. Here are some key cases through the decades.
A former university student said Mr. Boren, an ex-governor and United States senator, made unwanted sexual advances. Mr. Boren has denied the allegation.
As a threat to wildlife, an amphibian fungus has become “the most deadly pathogen known to science.”
From its inception she was a guiding spirit at LaGuardia Community College in Queens with national influence in helping underserved students.
Remains buried in the First Baptist cemetery were believed to have been moved in 1860. But many coffins and bones were still there.
Justices will be reviewing the case of North Carolina, where Republicans drew a map to maximize their power in the House. Plaintiffs challenging the map say it’s unconstitutional.
The University of Georgia chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon was temporarily suspended and four students were expelled after the video was circulated online.
Forget admissions bribery. For poorer families, even “free public college” isn’t free if only tuition costs are covered.
Jones won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics and signed pro football’s first million-dollar contract, with the Jets. But N.F.L. stardom eluded him.
The bribery scandal is no more abhorrent than the completely legal industry that helps many wealthy kids get into the schools of their dreams.
A cold case in Sioux Falls, S.D., was given new impetus after detectives employed DNA technology and genealogy data.
A judge ruled that college sports violated antitrust law, but she stopped short of making them change the system to allow for greater compensation.