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Nine renowned researchers are to arrive on Friday as part of the Institute for Advanced Study and a strategy to promote excellence at Texas A&M University.
In our first Student Editorial Contest, we’re asking teenagers to write short, evidence-based persuasive essays like the editorials The New York Times publishes every day. Post yours here by March 17.
Not only are there concerns about terrorism at these Olympics, but many are outraged about Russian legislation that seems to discriminate against gay athletes and visitors. Will you be watching the Games? Why or why not?
In honor of Black History Month, this Poetry Pairing features “American Income” by Afaa Michael Weaver and “Reflections on the Road to Yale” by Travis Reginal.
How worried are you about the threat of terrorism at the Sochi Games? How do you feel about the measures Russian authorities have taken to prevent attacks at the Winter Olympics?
Can you choose the answer choice that most closely defines “salubrious,” as it is used in the article?
Lee C. Bollinger announced new guidelines following a review of the way Columbia University handled the sexual assault complaints of three women.
The first lady told a group of high school students and parents on Wednesday not to let financial concerns stand in the way of a college education.
In an address Wednesday, Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, raised the possibility of increasing taxes on phone services to pay for the effort.
Once considered the product of genius or divine inspiration, creativity — the ability to spot problems and devise smart solutions — is being recast as a teachable skill.
To what extent would you agree that Facebook is “an elementary tool of modern life”? Would you miss it if it were gone?
The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death and the Heroin Trade
Why might efforts to drive down abuse of prescription medications be contributing to rising heroin use?
Can you calculate the number of matches Serena Williams would need to play at her current win rate to extend her number of victories to 96 from 77?