New York University students heckled and disrupted an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, accusing the former US Secretary of State of complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity. Kissinger, now 95, was wheeled into NYU’s Stern School of Business on Tuesday evening, where he appeared as part of the school’s speaker series ‘In […]
Jeremy Paxman appears on University Challenge tonight. The British journalist, from Leeds, is a well known fixture on the programme and may be best known for his presening on the quiz show. However, he has a long history in media, beginning his career in 1972. Jeremy has worked on the Tonight programme and Panorama in […]
With a return to classes this week, many cash-strapped university students are still searching for affordable accommodation. But one Ontario university is experimenting with a new housing arrangement that pairs students with seniors, a concept that’s gaining popularity across Canada and U.S.
Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people’s homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital.
If you’re attending Saint Louis University this semester, you’ll find more in your dorm room than the usual tiny furnishings. The school has unveiled plans to provide all 2,300 student residences on campus (both dorms and apartments) with Echo Dots by the time classes begin in late August. To no one’s surprise, they’re not just […]
Dack Peeples just wants to get through orientation and deal with his mounting homesickness, but these are just the beginnings of problems that will come up in adventure game Life in the Dorms. Although, honestly, doing emergency surgery on your friend’s mom or dealing with serial killers roommates aren’t exactly the usual kinds of problems […]
Temple University ousted Moshe Porat, the dean of its business school, this week after determining his staff reported inflated student grades for a U.S. News & World Report ranking of online M.B.A. programs.
The University of Guelph will be the first Canadian university to map its entire campus and have it on the BlindSquare app to help students who are visually impaired navigate its grounds and buildings.
THE words “Unite Students” are emblazoned on Aston University’s residence halls and on signs all over campus. They are the name of a firm that builds, buys and manages student accommodation across Britain. Last year Unite Students bought all 3,000 of Aston’s on-campus bedrooms for £227m ($313m) in partnership with the Government of Singapore Investment […]
Research universities are often pointed to as one of the most important drivers of tech activity in the Heartland. They not only provide a pipeline of talent for established tech companies, but can help facilitate the creation of startups if they give students and researchers the resources to help them start their own companies. But what […]