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A star of M.I.T.’s Media Lab working in “material ecology,” she has intrigued Björk, Brad Pitt and the Cooper Hewitt.
Extracting and purifying DNA is routine now, but the results are not particularly aesthetic.
Three academics tested a theory about the intellectual integrity of peer-reviewed “grievance studies” by cooking up, and publishing, their own.
The third-largest university endowment in the world was valued at $26.5 billion at the end of August, officials said.
A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was called “the best ambassador of physics to the general public since Einstein.”
The dean and faculty of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississipppi released this video statement in response to a racially charged Facebook post by the school’s namesake.
Some places lift children out of poverty. Others trap them there. Now cities are trying to do something about the difference.
Jarrett Krosoczka’s memoir, “Hey, Kiddo,” recounts being raised by his grandparents — thanks to an absent father and a heroin-using mother.
Women “are laying themselves bare to awaken us, so we can do better,” said Wade Davis, a former N.F.L. player.
Margaret Mead urged her to do field work, even though to do so as a married woman “was not heard of.” She became an expert on gender in the Caribbean.
In nearly every district, students did better on the annual math and reading exams. But comparing the results with previous years’ is almost impossible.
He oversaw the expansion of U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings, a boon to high school seniors but also a target of criticism.
Parents of first-year college students in China live in tents on campus to make goodbyes easier. Critics say they are pampering a generation of only children.
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.
When the New York City club’s leadership proposed turning Harvard Hall into a dining room, members pushed back and the club president was called a “fascist dictator.”
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.
Prof. Anne-Marie Brady had conducted research into the breadth of the Chinese Communist Party’s influence in Western countries.
The government hopes the move will get students to pay more attention in class and talk more to each other. But some doubt whether the ban can be enforced.
Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, who won the Big 12 women’s championship in April, was attacked while playing a course near Iowa State University.