A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes in digital age

Feb 9, 2018

A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes in digital age

A library without books? Not quite, but as students abandon the stacks in favor of online reference material, university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes in a nationwide purge that has some print-loving scholars deeply unsettled. Libraries are putting books in storage, contracting with ...

/ Feb 8, 2018

Connecticut professor reprimanded over selfie with severed heads

A top University of Connecticut dental school professor was reprimanded over a selfie showing him and several students with two severed heads used for medical research, according to a document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. The November letter by R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of ...

Kyoto University to accept 17 felled by flawed entrance test

Feb 1, 2018

Kyoto University to accept 17 felled by flawed entrance test

Kyoto University said Thursday it will admit 17 applicants who were rejected after taking its entrance exam last February that contained a physics question with no possible answer. Of those who passed, 11 will be allowed to switch to the faculties of their choice. "It's extremely ...