A US university library is ready to allow students to rent out drones. Students attending the University of South Florida (USF) will be able to borrow unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) this coming school year as part of an expansion of the university's digital learning sector, as stated in a USA Today online article. The library on UFS' campus will be the very first college library to let students rent out drones, as stated by the dean of USF libraries, William Garrison.
Taliban released 34 university lecturers and students who were held hostage for nearly two weeks in eastern Afghanistan, dpa cites an official as saying Monday.
The Myanmar government has warned university students to keep away from politics, a local newspaper reported Saturday.
Venezuelan police made about 80 arrests and fired tear gas at anti-government student protesters who hurled stones and fireworks at a ministry building in Caracas on Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of Chilean students protested Thursday in Santiago, pressuring President Michelle Bachelet, who was swept into office pledging education reform, to live up to her word.
A multi-thousand student choir performed a well-known song, "Victory Day", in Russia's southern city of Rostov-on-Don on Tuesday.
A recent study has found that there is a clear "diversity gap" in US schools with nonwhite teachers making up for less than one in five of the educational faculty. Research emerging from the Center for American Progress and the National Center for Education Statistics unveiled that a "diversity gap" exists at elementary and secondary schools in America.
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pulled out of delivering the commencement speech at Rutgers University in New Jersey on Saturday, following a months-long protest by students and faculty over her role in the Iraq war. The invitation to Rice was sent by university President Robert Barchi.
Given their druthers, Kansas high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair instead of expanding the guest list to include first lady Michelle Obama. The criticism erupted after the Topeka, Kansas school district announced Thursday that the first lady would speak at a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools on May 17 at an 8,000-seat arena.
In Holmes County, Mississippi, where 99 percent of students are black corporal punishment has become a routine practice. Teachers rap preschool-age children with rulers and pencils but as students grow, the wooden paddle becomes larger: up to thirty inches long, half an inch thick, and from two to three inches wide. It should be noted that the African-American children made up 35 percent of reported cases of physical punishment in the states, where such a practice is allowed.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is planning to overthrow Venezuela's government by using student organizations throughout a wide variety of educational institutions in the country, according to former CIA collaborator, Raúl Capote. He admitted to one media source that university students are being used by the CIA as the driving force and constitute the destabilizing opposition student movement the nation is currently dealing with. Capote also admits to media manipulation being one of the main vehicles used to deceive onlookers and outsiders.
All male students in North Korean universities are now required to have the same haircut as Dear Leader Kim Jong-Un.
America is giving school students false information about the Second Amendment, claiming that it requires for guns to be registered. In a workbook given to seventh graders at a school in Springfield, Illinois, the young learners are receiving untrue information about The Bill of Rights' Second Amendment.
Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, a Georgetown University student appeared in federal court Friday charged with possessing ricin, a biological toxin. His singed affidavit claimed he had learned how to make ricin on his iPhone and then bought ingredients at retail stores.
A US student was jailed for 18 months Monday for hacking online accounts of Miss Teen USA and over 100 other women in several countries and threatening to publish nude photos of them, prosecutors said. Jared James Abrahams surrendered in September to FBI agents probing so-called "sextortion" cases, in which he made demands in return for agreeing not to release the pictures.
A Sudanese student died on Tuesday after police fired tear gas at Khartoum University protesters who have links to unrest in the Darfur region, police said in an emailed statement.
A stage at a Southern California high school has collapsed during a student event wounding up to forty people, authorities say.
Over 300 people participating in an anti-Keystone XL pipeline protest were arrested by police outside the White House yesterday afternoon, for strapping themselves to the White House fence. This marks the latest attempt lead by conservationists to persuade the Obama Administration to dismiss the Canadian oil pipeline project.
Three people have died and dozens been trapped on Monday after a building in the South Korean city of Gyeongju collapsed, the local media reported.
Soldiers fired tear gas and deployed water cannons late Friday to break up hundreds of student demonstrators blocking a highway in protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard chased off hundreds of protesters to protest Maduro's leftist policies. "I'm not going to allow any more highways and main avenues to be blocked," Maduro said at an official event held as soldiers were breaking up the protest.