Claudine Gay will become Harvard’s second female president and first Black president in July 2023.
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Despite what’s happening on the most prestigious campuses, fewer than a third of presidents at American colleges and universities are women.
Entrepreneurs face many obstacles that threaten their survival, including financial insecurity and market uncertainties.
By investing in learning, believing in your capabilities and vision, harnessing failure as fuel for growth and leaning on social support, anyone can become a psychologically resilient entrepreneur.
Most Ukrainian refugees, like those pictured here on March 7, 2022, have crossed into Poland.
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More than 2 million Ukrainians have fled the country since the Russian invasion. The EU has welcomed the refugees, but research shows that host communities may tire of the newcomers.
Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin greets supporters at an election night party.
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Glenn Youngkin, the newly elected Virginia governor, just gave the GOP a blueprint on how to win local elections with a national message – and without embracing Trump in public.
Demonstrators gather June 25, 2021, on University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, N.C., to demand that the university offer tenure to award-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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University trustees are among the least-studied groups in higher education. Increasingly, they’re making news – as the focus of a crisis. That raises the question: To whom are they accountable?
Venezuelans wait at the Colombian border to be processed and housed in tents in 2020. All Venezuelans now in Colombia will receive a 10-year residency permit.
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Though not a rich country, Colombia is unusually well equipped to handle mass migration because of its own history with political strife and displacement.
People with diabetes must monitor their glucose levels throughout the day, but doing so is a challenge.
A key part of preventing secondary medical problems from diabetes involves glucose monitoring. For National Diabetes Month, a researcher describes her work on a self-powered monitor.
Confidence scams carried out online are still rampant.
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Cybercrime affects individuals and families as they navigate online life. But significant efforts focus instead on cybersecurity, protecting institutional networks and systems – rather than people.
Some gay gang members are open about their sexuality, but others remain in the closet, fearing they could endanger themselves or the status of their gang.
A sociologist spent two years interviewing gay gang members. While some were in the closet and others were openly gay, all were forced to reckon with an environment of hypermasculinity.
Which hat would you wear?
The situation of Marcus Hutchins – hailed as a hero for stopping one malware attack but charged with being involved with another – highlights the ambiguity of hacker culture.
Though popular culture might suggest otherwise, cyberbullying isn’t just a white problem.
A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?
Some soldiers’ wounds in WWI were more mental than physical.
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Mental health trauma has always been a part of war. Treatments have come a long way over the last century, but we still don’t understand why the responses change for different people and times.
The darknet, like the open internet, is not immune from illegal activity. But many darknet users are there in search of ‘hacker ethics’ values such as privacy and free speech.
One world, but many different capitalisms.
Everyone is talking about inequality and capitalism nowadays. That’s great, but before we all jump on the bandwagon to “fix” capitalism, let’s talk about which capitalism(s) we wish to fix and how we intend…