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Man Pulls Gun On Black Students
A man allegedly harassed college students as they waited outside their friend’s apartment building. The older man, who isn’t a resident, even pulled out a gun, refusing to let them in the elevator.
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As Students Head To Campus, Colleges Fear International Student Decline
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Colleges experience a slowdown in international enrollment.
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NYU's Medical School Will Soon Be Tuition-Free
The university hopes the change will make it easier for graduates to plan a career based on passion, not debt repayment.
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Tokyo Medical School Allegedly Gave Women Lower Scores To Give More Spots To Men
The prestigious university began deducting anywhere from 10 to 20 points from female applicants scores in 2011.
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Top Universities Balk At Trump's Rollback Of Affirmative Action Guidelines
A dozen top schools, including five Ivy league institutions, said they plan to continue to use race as a factor in admissions to bolster diversity.
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5 Questions To Ask Before Deciding Where To Go To College
Yep, this is huge. But you got this.
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The Climate Change Hypocrisy Of Jet-Setting Academics
Universities should pay a carbon tax on their faculty's air travel.
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There's Finally A Museum Devoted To Telling The Story Of HBCUs
From Howard to Spelman, the museum honors the history of HBCUs.
‘White Racism’ University Class
A assistant professor of sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University is trying to move the conversation forward with a “White Racism” course, despite receiving harassing and racist emails.
'It's Okay To Be White' Signs Appear In Schools, Cities Across The U.S.
The fliers were placed as a coordinated effort by 4chan users.
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From 'Unruly Hearts' To Open Minds: Intellectual Diversity In The Age Of Polarization
Michael S. Roth
President, Wesleyan University
Commencement was over, and we had awarded diplomas to the more than 800 graduates in a timely way. I had made remarks, as
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Georgetown University Formally Apologizes For Role In Slavery
It's a step. But descendants say it's just the beginning.
Students Create 1,500-Pound Rubik’s Cube
Engineering students at the University of Michigan spent three years developing the world’s largest free-standing, hand-solvable Rubik’s cube. The massive puzzle weighs 1,500 pounds.
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The Caring Classroom: Promoting Community-Centered Learning On Campus
President, Samuel Family Foundation
Why, when students enter university, are the connected-learning environment and teacher-student interactions so frequently left by the wayside?
Can Universities Save the Enlightenment from Populism?
Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Edu...
The main challenge for higher education in 2017 is to discern how to educate citizens in a world in which the political philosophy
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College Rankings: What Are They Good For?
Founder, Inversant, formerly FUEL Education
Despite what might have started out with good intentions, college rankings have done more harm than good. Rankings do not
kwäləfəˈkāSH(ə)n/ or, How Meaningful Are Degrees, Really? or, Why I'm not eligible for an MA in Creative Writing
Wife, mother, writer; order changes depending on the demands a...
The Meaning And Purpose Of The University
President, Eastern Kentucky University
Amidst the cacophony of issues and debates and feelings swirling about our campuses today, we would be well served to reflect on this primary focus and, even more basic still, think about the word "university" itself and its meaning at its core.
Together, Students Can Have an Impact
Sourcing & sharing innovative solutions to world issues. Creat...
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