Universities

The Power and Privilege Issue

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?
Matt Blake
10.15.18
sexual misconduct

1 in 8 College Students Say They Were Inappropriately Touched By a Staff Member

A new report lays bare the scale of harassment at UK universities, with a focus on the prevalence of staff-student misconduct. Advocates say that urgent reform is needed.
Sirin Kale
4.4.18
Frontier

This College is Helping New York City Eliminate Landfill Waste by 2030

One of the greenest universities is located in the heart of New York City, but efforts for higher ed schools to go sustainable is spreading.
Hadley Cooper
11.17.17
Livable Planet

These Are Some of the Most Sustainable College Campuses in America

Does your campus keep it green?
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
8.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Most Republicans Think College Is Ruining America

A new Pew Research Center survey found 58 percent of right-leaning Americans think colleges and universities are harming the country—up 13 percent from last year.
Drew Schwartz
7.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Ivy League A Capella Group Got Booted for Hazing with Icy Hot

Pledges also had to "race up and down a street and then consume foods," according to the school's report.
Drew Schwartz
4.28.17
uk

Cambridge Students Criticize Cafeteria for Serving Inauthentic "Ethnic" Foods

A questionable "Jamaican stew" is at the center of a complaint from Cambridge University students, who have accused the prestigious school’s kitchen staff of misrepresenting foreign cultures with their menu offerings.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.2.17
News

Students At UCLA React to Wednesday's Campus Shooting

Tragedy and chaos struck UCLA on Wednesday.
Mike Pearl
6.1.16
Health

Frat Bros Are Basically Immune to Alcohol Interventions, Says Study

After compiling more than 20 years of research, psychologists have concluded that members of frats are deeply adverse to both alcohol education and intervention. They just want to keep drinking.
Helen Donahue
5.23.16
history

The World's Oldest University Was Founded by a Woman of Color

The University of Al-Qarawiyyin in Morocco was founded by a Muslim woman in 859 AD, though it only recently began to admit female students. We spoke to some of its newest recruits about studying in the historic institution.
Emir Nader
3.28.16
News

Inside the Culture of Sexual Violence at America's Colleges

The long, painful process of reporting a sexual assault allegation often leads to nothing more than pain for the victim and a slap on the wrist for the accused.
Jennifer Schaffer
1.27.16
VICE on HBO

Watch This 'VICE' Episode About the Evolution of the Recent Ebola Outbreak

In this episode from season three of the VICE HBO show, we investigated last year's Ebola outbreak, then headed to college campuse to learn how the schools dealt with the pervasive culture of sexual violence.
VICE Staff
1.27.16
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