Indiana University says it will no longer allow prospective student-athletes with a history of domestic or sexual violence to participate in its athletic programs. The policy, announced Friday, applies to any student-athlete “who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a sexual violence felony — including freshmen, transfer students or walk-ons.”…

Thousands of university professors worldwide have signed an online petition calling for an academic boycott of international conferences in the United States. The academics are protesting U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring travelers from six majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Libya and Yemen. “The order institutionalizes racism, and fosters an environment in…

Women remain concentrated in college majors that pay the least, say education experts. “Women [are] still concentrated in college majors that are the least paying,” said Anthony P. Carnevale, research professor and director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce at a recent educator’s conference. Those college majors include early childhood education, medical…

Applications for citizenship have steadily increased in recent decades, and Asian-Americans have the highest naturalization rates in the United States, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Thirty-five percent — or 261,374 of the 730,259 new Americans in 2015 — were Asian-American. Legal permanent residents, or green card holders, from India, Philippines and China were among…