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Ron DeSantis stands at a lectern that says "Florida The Education State," with the state flag behind him.

AAUP Calls to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ in Florida

“Florida’s public colleges and universities currently face a politically and ideologically driven assault unparalleled in U.S. history,” a preliminary report says.

Three individuals stand inside a church during a 24-hour teach-in last week.

A Teach-In on Race, in DeSantis’s Backyard

As Florida has become the epicenter of conservative pushback against certain teaching and programs surrounding race, faculty members and others traveled to St. Petersburg to raise awareness.

Professor on Leave for Distributing Anti-Trans Chocolate Bars

A professor at Madera Community College in California was reportedly suspended for handing out chocolate bars with packaging that mocked...

Astronomy Preprint Withdrawn Over a Co-Author’s Inclusion

An astronomy preprint’s lead author withdrew the paper and is removing one of the co-authors: Geoff Marcy, who resigned his...
A photo illustration of the Israeli and Palestinian flags, with a rather grimy filter.

A Revived Call to Boycott Israeli Universities

In 2016, American Anthropological Association members rejected, by a hair, a resolution “to boycott Israeli academic institutions.” The issue returns this summer.

Dozens of people demonstrate holding up signs

From Ending Tenure to Enshrining It

Texas’s Senate has passed antitenure, anti-DEI and anti-transgender sports access bills. But they may face stronger opposition in the state’s House of Representatives.

Elizabeth Hoover, a light-skinned woman with long dark hair, is wearing a pink shirt and standing in a garden.

Berkeley Professor Admits That She’s White

For her entire life and in her professional career, based on family members’ accounts, Elizabeth Hoover said she was a Native American.

Students hold a banner that says "Justice 4 Dr. Heath" at a protest to save Scott Heath's job at Loyola University New Orleans.

Students Rally to Save Black Professor

Loyola University New Orleans students are speaking out on behalf of a Black assistant professor who they say is losing his job while mourning the loss of a friend.