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Survey Asking About Students' Sex Lives Is Suspended

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

Clemson University suspended a controversial online Title IX training program after students complained the survey wanted to know too much about their...

Don't Say These Things To Women In Sororities. Just Don't.

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

No, it's not paying for friends. Being blonde has nothing to do with it. There's no blood oath. Women in sororities have to put up with a l...

Kim Bellware

Why International Students Are Flooding Public Universities In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.19.2014 | College

When UCLA freshmen arrive on campus in two weeks, an estimated 1 in 10 will be from outside the United States. UCLA is among the schools with the h...

You Can Join Sheryl Sandberg On A Livestream Discussion Today

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

We all know there's power in numbers -- and now LeanIn.Org, the women’s nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg, has found a way for numbers to empower...

The Listening Habits Of The 40 Most Musical Universities

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2014 | College

Spotify has calculated the 40 universities that listen to the most music and analyzed the musical taste. Spotify, the digital music service, sorte...

Be a Savvy Scholar When It Comes to Choosing an Online or Community College Education

Felix W. Ortiz III | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
Felix W. Ortiz III

Fall ceremoniously signals the traditional back-to-school season and with that a myriad of questions and concerns from those seeking to enroll in onli...

A Letter From the Underground of The Castle

Paul Stoller | Posted 09.11.2014 | College
Paul Stoller

As another academic year begins The Castle's shadow is bringing more and more Kafkaesque darkness to university campuses. That shadow continues to transform our places of higher learning into corporate enclaves in which mindless civility eclipses uncomfortable debate.

Globalization and Interconnectedness: A Global Grocery Story for Education

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

For centuries, we as a race have been migrating to different lands, exchanging goods, services and ideas to improve our lives. "With globalization our interconnectedness and interdependence have grown."

The Truth About Going to College and Getting Into Debt

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could make your own decisions by meditating and listening to that small still voice that whispers, 'Don't go to college; you're not ready yet. Save your money instead.'

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

The Power Behind a Gesture

Todd Felderstein | Posted 07.29.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

Alberto was a remarkable human being who will be missed by all who embraced his commitment to change the world.

College Students Helped End the War in Vietnam; Can't They Stop Rape on Campus?

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 07.22.2014 | College
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

These high achievers who are committed to academic excellence, community service and leadership are the dreamers who imagine what they want society to look like and will put in the time to create it.

Gourmet Climbing Walls and the Wolves of Old Main: Why Higher Ed May Need a New Rating System

Steven Conn | Posted 08.02.2014 | College
Steven Conn

If the college was once modeled on the monastery, over the last two decades or so many campuses have transformed themselves into versions of Club Med.

Making Sense of Senseless Violence

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Nealon-Woods

While I haven't commented on every episode of violence, I do feel compelled to observe incidents that occur near or on school grounds and college campuses -- places that should be safe and fun as they help us develop the promise of our youth and those seeking to better their lives and those of others. Instead they've become all too often a setting of tragedy and a reminder of the fragility of life.

10 Things to Do in College (Probably) More Important Than Going to Class

Sarah Juliet Lauro | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Sarah Juliet Lauro

For incoming freshmen, here's some advice. Sometimes ditching is important, in the same way that learning to manage your time wisely is important, and although painful, failing is important, too.

The Streamlined Life

The New York Times | David Brooks | Posted 05.07.2014 | World

Every year researchers at U.C.L.A. do a survey of incoming college freshmen. These surveys, conducted over four decades now, show how the life cycle h...

How an MBA Helped Me Redefine Failure and Success

Nisha Asher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
Nisha Asher

Along my journey, I also learned that I was not alone. At first, you think that you are.

7 Ways To Get Your Kid Over Their College Rejection

Julie Fingersh | Posted 05.28.2014 | Fifty
Julie Fingersh

Parents, you're up. You've got before you one of the most powerful teachable moments ever. And even if you think your teen would rather skin themselves alive than have this conversation with you, just know that you are singularly qualified to help them grieve, reframe and move forward.

Knocking on Opportunity's Door

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Vanessa Dunne

We all know the saying, "When opportunity knocks..." Well, why don't we change things up a bit and knock on opportunity's door? I have learned quite a bit during my college career about opportunity, and I want to share them with you brilliant millennial college students

Is It Time to Pay Student-Athletes?

Alexandra Rice | Posted 04.13.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

Today there are close to 500,000 student-athletes competing in the U.S., but only around 1 percent of them will ever go pro. Some would argue, though, that student-athletes are already professionals, and that the idea of amateurism is a misguided one.

The Drug From Limitless Is Available for Purchase on Your College Campus

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?

Getting Real About Race on Campus

Jonathan Jacob Moore | Posted 03.11.2014 | Black Voices
Jonathan Jacob Moore

I hope we become more resolute about telling our own stories to one another in our dorms and dining halls rather than relying on forums, diversity reports, academic speakers and the most vocal or verbose amongst our student body to do it for us.

America's Best College Towns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Sure, big cities have their glitz, but it's this kind of understated charm, diversity, and affordability that draws visitors to cool college towns.

The Meaning of (Student) Life

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

It's time to recognize the role that student life plays in American higher education. Students come to an institution to learn. They do so in the classroom but also in the thousand teachable moments that occur outside of it.

Back to School: Best Student Escapes in Chicago

Party Earth | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Party Earth

Most college kids dread the end of summer because it means trading back-to-back music festivals and spontaneous trips to the beach for billion-page te...