How U.S.C. Courted Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli for Donationshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/15/us/Lori-loughlin-USC-admissions-scandal.html
They are among more than a dozen parents who are still fighting charges in the sprawling admissions prosecution.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:19:58 +0000
‘Techlash’ Hits College Campuseshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/style/college-tech-recruiting.html
Facebook, Google and other major tech firms were every student’s dream workplaces. Until they weren’t.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:56:07 +0000
Fieldston, Elite Private School, Faces Backlash From Jewish Parentshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/10/nyregion/fieldston-anti-semitism.html
The New York City school is once again embroiled in a debate over its handling of race, religion and ethnicity.
Sat, 11 Jan 2020 19:23:54 +0000
Exploring the Solar System Anew at the Hayden Planetariumhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/16/arts/worlds-beyond-earth-hayden-planetarium.html
The American Museum of Natural History’s first new space show since 2013 is a head-spinning adventure that makes a statement about the fragility of Earth.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:01:12 +0000
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 8 Places in New York to Remember His Legacyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/16/arts/mlk-day-events-new-york.html
At events across the city, you can commemorate King’s achievements or follow his example of activism and service.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:20:12 +0000
The Overlooked History of Women at Workhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/16/arts/design/womens-work-grolier-club.html
A Grolier Club exhibition explores 500 years of women as scientists, midwives, writers, activists, undertakers and more.
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:15:15 +0000
Former Franklin College President Charged With Sex Crimes Involving a Childhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/14/us/franklin-college-president-thomas-minar.html
Thomas J. Minar was fired, the college announced, after it found out that he had been arrested in Wisconsin on suspicion of sex crimes involving a child.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:09:09 +0000
National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grantshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/14/arts/national-endowment-humanities-grants.html
This round of funding totals $30.9 million and will support 188 projects across the country.
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:00:10 +0000
Professor Fired After Joking That Iran Should Pick U.S. Sites to Bombhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/us/Babson-professor-fired-Iran-trump.html
Asheen Phansey said he regretted his “bad attempt at humor” and had hoped the college would have defended his right to free speech.
Sun, 12 Jan 2020 14:11:04 +0000
Courtney Everts Mykytyn, Crusader for School Integration, Dies at 46https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/10/education/courtney-everts-mykytyn-dead.html
She challenged privileged white parents to send their children to schools with predominantly black and Latino student bodies.
Sun, 12 Jan 2020 20:37:04 +0000
After a Measles Scare, Seattle Cracks Down on Vaccine Compliancehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/us/measles-vaccination-washington.html
At a time when states and school districts are trying to increase vaccination rates, an aggressive strategy in Seattle appears to be paying off.
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:34:54 +0000
Overlooked No More: Margaret McFarland, Mentor to Mister Rogershttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/obituaries/margaret-mcfarland-overlooked.html
Behind the scenes of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” McFarland, a child psychologist, helped shape the groundbreaking show.
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 12:27:10 +0000
A Year After a #MeToo Reckoning, Economists Still Grapple With Ithttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/business/economy/economics-race-gender.html
After a year of revelations about racism and sexism, the profession’s annual meeting reflected signs of progress, but also work to be done.
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:04:55 +0000
He Was Accused of Enabling Abuse. Then Came a Downward Spiral.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/04/us/dartmouth-lawsuit-bucci.html
Named in a sexual misconduct lawsuit against his college, an academic despaired over what he said was a false portrayal of his actions. His anguish proved too much to bear.
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:42:20 +0000
In China’s Crackdown on Muslims, Children Have Not Been Sparedhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/28/world/asia/china-xinjiang-children-boarding-schools.html
In Xinjiang the authorities have separated nearly half a million children from their families, aiming to instill loyalty to China and the Communist Party.
Sat, 28 Dec 2019 17:37:41 +0000
He Vowed to Revitalize Italy’s Schools. After a Budget Loss, He’s Out.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/25/world/europe/italy-education-minister-climate.html
Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti promised to raise performance and introduce lessons on climate change, but Parliament’s budget left him a billion euros short.
Thu, 26 Dec 2019 00:54:31 +0000
A Test for Foreign Teachers in Indonesia: Are You Gay?https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/23/world/asia/indonesia-gay-teachers.html
Under a government regulation, teachers at some international schools face intrusive questions aimed at identifying those with “abnormal” sexual orientations.
Mon, 23 Dec 2019 06:54:57 +0000
When the Surgeon Is a Momhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/20/science/doctors-surgery-motherhood-medical-school.html
Nearly 40 percent of pregnant surgery residents consider dropping out. Many wonder: Why can’t the system accommodate motherhood?
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:37:34 +0000
50 Reasons the Idea of Free College Is Misunderstoodhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/20/upshot/50-reasons-free-college-misunderstood.html
It’s all about the states. A big question is how a plan could work in all of them.
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 15:08:15 +0000
Thomas Elsaesser, Film Scholar With a Broad View, Dies at 76https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/19/movies/thomas-elsaesser-dead.html
An erudite German-born essayist, Mr. Elsaesser was as enthusiastic about the films of Fassbinder as he was about Hollywood melodramas.
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 00:30:42 +0000