New York University says it's optimistic the state's highest court will rule in favor of its expansion plan in Greenwich Village. The Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Tuesday from lawyers for... To view the full story, click the title link.
The 12th Annual California Fig Fest will be Aug. 15 at California State University in Fresno.
The Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University is accepting applications now for a lecturer spot in their program. This is a non-tenure track, contract position. Here is the official announcement: The Department of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State […]
A Quinnipiac University poll found that in a year dominated by corruption scandals, 58 percent of voters had a bleak view of Albany and only 44 percent approved of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s performance.
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday announced dozens of appointments to the governing boards of state colleges and universities, with one of the most prestigious slots going to a big donor who had pressed McAuliffe to change his higher education platform during the 2013 governor’s race.Read full article >>
Jameis Winston's days at Florida State University are not completely behind him. Erica Kinsman, a former FSU student who alleged in 2013 that Winston raped her, is suing Winston for false imprisonment, assault, sexual battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Show More Summary
An undated photograph of Varvara Karaulova. ISTANBUL -- It’s been a week since Pavel Karaulov has heard from his daughter, Varvara Karaulova, a shy 19-year-old philosophy student from Moscow State University. Now, he doesn’t know if he will ever see her again. “I’m desperate,” he said, his voice shaking over a crackling Skype call from Moscow. Show More Summary
Texas' university system doesn't actually want more loaded firearms on campuses. The Republican-run state government has its own ideas on the subject.
The state Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would increase the number of university students getting financial aid and provide special grants to those attending the California State University system who stay on track to graduate in four years.
The academic world is reacting strongly against this move in the Wisconsin legislature: The Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 Friday to approve a proposal that would eliminate tenure from state law and allow tenured faculty to be laid off even if a school isn’t in a declared financial emergency. Show More Summary
MADISON, Wis. — The Legislature's budget-writing committee voted Friday to cut the University of Wisconsin's budget by $250 million and eliminate tenure protections for faculty from state law — moves derided by Democrats who argued the...Show More Summary
Texas has suffered damaging floods and record rainfall in May after years of punishing drought. We asked John Nielsen-Gammon, professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University and Texas state climatologist, to discuss how climate scientists – and the general public – can sort out when...
Moscow State University student Varvara Karaulova, who went missing five days ago, has reportedly been put on the international wanted list; the student was known to have studied the ideas of radical Islam.
TENURE’S DEMISE BEGINS?: A Wisconsin state legislative committee approved a measure that would, if ultimately enacted, cut $250 million from the University of Wisconsin over two years, and eliminate state laws guaranteeing tenure. The $250 million cut can be absorbed with little effect by eliminating the unnecessary layers of bureaucracy. As for the tenure reforms: […]
Ellen Katz has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming University of Chicago Legal Forum). here is the abstract: Two years after Shelby County v. Holder and United States v. Windsor, a good deal of litigation has addressed the legality of electoral … Continue reading ?
Tucson, AZ – Today, SCI Foundation unites with the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) and Mississippi State University (MSU) to complete the most scientifically robust lion population survey in the history of lion science....Show More Summary
A TIME FOR LEARNING FOR MY DEAR FRIEND CNu Makheru Bradley, Via The "Makheru Speaks Blog" says: According to Killed By Police 2015, law enforcement has killed 471 people in the United States through May 30, 2015. The continuing fallout...Show More Summary
As we count down to this weekend's DARPA Robotics Challenge, the competition is already heating up. Coming hot on the heels of MIT's leaping and bounding robotic cheetah is Oregon State University's ATRIAS bipedal robot. The team behind...Show More Summary
Photo by Mike Calimbas This past weekend, the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation put on the 20 th edition of its famous World Championships. Hosted California State University in Long Beach, the tournament saw the best talent in the world battle for BJJ supremacy. Show More Summary
HEH: Leaked Northwestern University Email States Rules For Title IX Investigations.