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On Monday, Columbia University officials canceled Bacchanal, a campuswide concert scheduled for next month. Student groups argued the move was made to reduce sexual assaults on campus, while school officials denied that harassment concerns played a part in the decision.
First proposed in 2012, the renovation of Public School 166’s outdoor amphitheater, considered an architectural gem by some and outdated by others, has stalled as a war of words spins on.
National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Former Associate Dean to Plead Guilty in Case on Investments
Federal prosecutors in Boston said that a former associate dean at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his son had agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy.
A professor at Stanford who made an important discovery about dynamical systems joined three other mathematicians in accepting the Fields Medal.
Western Kentucky University, a performing arts center and a medical complex have helped transform Bowling Green.
My children say they’ve made plenty of friends in our new town. Trouble is, they’re all my co-workers. And as awesome as their grown-up friends are, children need kid friends, too.
Because of privacy and legal concerns, there will be no more “baby walls” of patient and family photos in doctors offices.
How do you make the difference between a question and a directive clear for the children in your house?
Below, the first six paragraphs of “Inside Man’s Best Friend, Study Says, May Lurk a Green-Eyed Monster.” We have dropped a word in each paragraph. Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | F.B.I. Opens Inquiry Into Police Killing of St. Louis Teenager
Why did the Federal Bureau of Investigation decide to open an investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown?
“Do you want to put on your shoes now?” “Should we have macaroni and cheese for dinner?” “How about you go brush your teeth?” These are not really questions.
A Texas House panel on Monday censured a University of Texas System regent for misconduct and incompetency, but it decided not to push for his removal.
An ambitious United States government project to strengthen medical education in sub-Saharan Africa is reporting broad progress.
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Instead of being overrun with partying youngsters, Kingsborough Community College’s beach is visited most often by older adults, who take summer classes at reduced rates.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | ‘A Safe Haven That Quickly Became a Place of Danger’ for Iraqi Refugees
Who are the Yazidis, why have they been forced to leave their homes and what hardships have they encountered en route to refugee camps?