Students at Pomona College protest the recent hire of Alice Goffman as a visiting professor of sociology. They say the college has failed "to recognize...the best interests of students of color.” In the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The march for science in Washington, D.C., took place yesterday as planned, despite the cold and rain. Many academics and students came, claiming that the new budget will close down labs and research. On Inside Higher Ed.
A history course at UNC-Chapel Hill on "big-time college sports" has been canceled. Some speculate that the university doesn't want students to know about the recent academic scandal. In the Daily Tar Heel.