When University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague showed his sports facilities plan to regents yesterday, he sparked a discussion over how successfully the U could juggle — or marry — academics and athletics in the competitive world of fund-raising. (The $190 million proposal would be privately funded, Teague stressed.) The presentation started off with Read more

A new report card has recently appeared that measures how well universities’ labs and health programs benefit the world’s poor. It measures, among other things, how much they research global diseases neglected by market-driven medicine, and how much access poor countries get to their results. Few universities have done well; the University of British Columbia Read more