Washington College anthropology professor Bill Schindler tasks students with making their own tools, butchering their own meat and gathering nuts for sustenance.
We go behind the week's headlines with Susan Tracy and Jim Stergios.
The caveman professor, Bill Schindler, is teaching millennials to drop the phone and thrive in the wild. He’s with us.
After civil rights complaints over racial tension caused upheaval at Boston Latin School last year, Rachel Skerritt was named as the new headmaster Thursday.
Rachel Skerritt is currently the deputy chief of leadership development for the District of Columbia Public Schools. The Dorchester native is also a Boston Latin alumn.
Former Bowdoin College President Barry Mills was brought in to run the campus after it became clear that it faces a deficit.
Our public universities and colleges are better at getting low-income students up the economic ladder than experts realized, writes Rich Barlow. But President Trump has no plan to support them.
Students across Massachusetts are taking a new standardized exam, even as the state's largest teachers' union is calling for a three-year moratorium on high-stakes testing.
In Fort Morgan, Colorado, Muslims from East Africa are joining other immigrants from Central America and Mexico in the small, conservative farming community.
High school juniors and seniors are well into their college preparation. But college counselor Lisa Micele says it's not too early for sophomores to start planning.
More admissions officers are looking to social media to gain a deeper, positive understanding of college applicants.
Monan is being remembered by colleagues as the humble man who saved Boston College from financial crisis.
The two professors in charge of the program come from different perspectives: one descended from slaves, the other's ancestors helped trade slaves.
The 16th century called. It wants its Mercator Projection map back.
"Expectations are different, weather is different, food is different, everything is different. And, it's scary," said Ken Pransky, who first taught students who were refugees 30 years ago in Amherst.
The public school system in Gary, Indiana, used to be considered a model district. Now, it's having trouble meeting payroll and is shutting down some schools.
The tables give students the opportunity to donate unwanted food to hungry classmates. But some states have enacted restrictions on what can and can't be shared.
Professor and author Tom Nichols believes there is a growing divide between experts and the rest of the American citizenry.
Laura Kipnis is a writer and teacher -- but she visited Wellesley this week in her new role as provocateur.
Businesses, particularly those in high tech, now want graduates with specific skill sets -- not a general business education.