"We spend our lives in front of screens, mostly wasting time: checking social media, watching cat videos, chatting, and shopping," the UPenn course description reads. "What if these activities—clicking, SMSing, status-updating, and random surfing—were used as raw material for creating compelling and emotional works of literature?"
A University of St. Thomas (UST) professor told students they have a social responsibility to help people if they have more money or knowledge, and they should feel guilty if they do not.
Universities throughout the U.S. are erring on the side of caution when it comes to Ebola-outbreak prevention efforts.
A SUNY school is teaching students how to properly end a relationship as part of an initiative begun this year in response an increase in Title IX reports dealings with post-breakup harassment.
The University of South Carolina (USC) recently held its annual “Ms. Gaymecock Pageant” where students competed for the title of best amateur drag queen and a guaranteed spot in USC’s biggest drag show, The Birdcage.
LGBTQ activists are demanding that a county in California cut ties with a Christian university over its views on homosexuality and gay marriage.
Environmental Design, a company based in Texas that specializes in the transportation and replanting of large trees, is tasked with removing the legacy oak. UM spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said consultants estimate that the tree has a 70 to 80 percent chance of surviving the transplant.
University of Georgia students and faculty are adding fuel to the fire against ladies’ nights at bars, claiming they are “sexist” after hearing about protests organized at UNC-Chapel Hill by two DJ’s.
"We’re not as bad as some of the flagship universities, but there is not a whole lot of conservative thought being done here on campus."
A state university intramural soccer program is awarding two points if a female scores a goal and just one point if a male scores.
A Stanford University law professor spouted his vision of a society in which “biological equality”—the ability for gays and lesbians to have children composed of their genetic material—can be met by dismantling sex as the primary method of reproduction.
"Franciscan University’s mission is and always has been to teach from the heart of the Church. The Obama administration’s mandate is a grave threat to our ability to carry out that mission."
“I think that the arguments that we were putting forward are arguments that are in the best interest of public transparency, and anyone who believes that government has an obligation to be transparent would identify with our line of reasoning."
Think college is a worthy investment? Well, it depends on the courses students are signing up for.
Curious about the art of “afronomics?” How about the joys of gay or lesbian sex? The University of California, Berkeley (UCB) has you covered.
The First Amendment has won a second victory at Boise State University (BSU), after the university agreed to revise its speaker policies and those surrounding the use of campus grounds for demonstrations and displays.
The demands include re-investigating professors, administrators, and students accused of sexual harassment and assault since 2012.
An overview of the book states that it “is a provocative interpretation of American Government” which “shows how democracy is repeatedly violated by corporate oligopolies, and how popular forces have fought back and occasionally made gains in spite of the system.”
Schneider blamed “unrelenting PR” for “it’s [sic] exaggerations of both the need...and the benefits” of fracking.
A feminist group called “Shred the Patriarchy” is taking over a Philadelphia skate park to establish a female presence in what is traditionally a “male-dominated” area.
GoFundMe is still accepting donations to help Gallo raise his goal of $10,000.
"[We ask that you only] participate in positive and encouraging cheers, regardless of how the game is unfolding and regardless of the behavior of the other supporters."
After assuming the title of number one party school, Syracuse University (SU) is no longer allowing students to rage in a popular parking lot area known as Castle Court—and students aren’t taking it well.
Providence College (PC) took aerial footage of students on the first day of classes by following them around with a drone.
Georgia professor integrates rapper Kendrick Lamar into classroom
It's not the first time the university has tried to restrict pro-life speech, either.
"We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency, a national security presidency. We ended up with a brown-faced Clinton. Another opportunist."
As the 2014-2015 school year commences, high school seniors are preparing to make one of the biggest decisions of their lives: where they will attend college.
"Once the video is released, the public will be able to see that the February police report on the incident is flawed in many areas."
"Now, even though professor Barnett is not accused of harassing anyone, the administration is attempting to make him the scapegoat."
Lawmakers in Oklahoma are pushing for allowing licensed gun owners to carry on campus, amid objections from officials at both the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.
A former San Francisco State University (SFSU) professor is facing 15 misdemeanor charges of unauthorized invasion of privacy after officials confiscated around a hundred graphic videos of past and current students using restroom facilities.
According to the ruling, the professor said that there had been no verbal signs of discrimination and admitted that she failed to meet the university’s expectations.
The organization has already written to nearly 400 schools and has directly led to protecting more than 4.5 million students in 25 states from bad policies.
Five years ago Steve Mason’s 27-year-old daughter Lisa passed away unexpectedly from liver failure, leaving behind three children—ages 4, 7, and 9 at the time.
A University of Iowa scholar, claiming to have faced discrimination from the school’s administration because of her conservative views, was awarded a second trial in a federal appeals court last Tuesday.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed by the University of California - Berkeley, brought in 500 goats to be “eco-friendly lawn mowers” this month.
Seventeen percent of Harvard University’s graduating class admitted that they had cheated in academics during their time at the school, according to a survey conducted by the campus newspaper.
The ‘Dumpster Professor’ has now ended the first phase of the sustainability project and will upgrade his dwelling with electricity and air conditioning next month.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday requiring all federal contractors to not exclude people from being hired on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
South Carolina State University (SCSU) funneled state funds into two foundations it is affiliated with, a practice that “is inappropriate and needs to cease” according to the state’s inspector general.
Clinton’s speaking fees came under scrutiny after an outcry at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, (UNLV) where student leaders asked Clinton to return the fee for her scheduled October visit.