Each year, thousands of Oregon parents hug their kids goodbye and send them tramping into the wilderness for up to a week to learn about their state's natural wonders.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving the University of Washington $210 million to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide, officials said Tuesday.
The number of women in prison has increased dramatically in the last several decades, yet there is little research into women's experiences in prison and how it affects their families.
Better communication about how educational research can impact public policy may improve educational equity, according to a new paper from Rice University.
In all parts of the United States, the number of neighborhoods that sustain a mix of black, white, Asian and Hispanic residents over time is growing quickly, a new study finds.
New research by a Rice University marketing professor debunks a long-held belief by companies that they could charge more for locally produced goods and services because of consumers' sense of attachment to their community. ...
The Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 was passed following the WorldCom and Enron accounting scandals with the intent of lowering the prevalence of financial misconduct. Section 406 of the Act requires public companies to ...
In cities where homeless persons are viewed as an "environmental contaminant"—a form of pollution, efforts to purge the homeless from the area tend to push them to the fringes of the community and diminish their access ...
As a global population we are awash with conspiracy theories. But what effect do these really have on the public as we go about our day-to-day lives, asks a team of Cambridge researchers.
The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science despite some modest gains by fourth and eighth graders, especially girls and minorities.