It may take decades to get answers, but the Starshot project is prepping to fire a laser cannon of chip-size spacecrafts for an interstellar mission to learn what’s out there.
The University of California, Irvine rescinded acceptance for 499 incoming freshman—many of whom would be the first in their family to attend a four-year university.
Meals expensed by the Board of Regents topped $270 per person. Going forward, the Regents will be expected to pay their own way.
If Oprah practices mindfulness, it must be a good thing—right? But new science disagrees.
These are the colleges where you’re most likely to leave with a diploma instead a mountain of debt.
With applications at record levels to many of America’s best colleges, The Daily Beast crunched the numbers at 28 top schools to find projected admission rates. Kristina Dell on Harvard’s low rate and more.
The California budget crisis helps illustrate how public universities now dump their research costs and bloated salaries on undergrad tuition, argues Berkeley’s Charles Schwartz.