03 octobre 2015

One in Four?

HomeBy Jake New. Nearly one-quarter of female undergraduate students who responded to a survey created by the Association of American Universities said they have experienced a sexual assault of some kind since enrolling in college. Read more...

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Defunding for Diversity

HomeBy Jake New. Students at Wesleyan University are urging the student government there to defund the campus newspaper, The Wesleyan Argus, after it published an opinion essay written by a writer for the newspaper criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more...

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In the Mind of a Student

HomeBy Jacqueline Thomsen. Imagine if schoolteachers and college professors were immediately able to identify how each of their students learns, what learning style works best for each child and what new topics he or she is struggling with. Read more...

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Long Beach Promise Expands

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For the last seven years, Long Beach, Calif., has worked to develop a path from the earliest levels of public school to college by establishing a partnership among its city government, state university, community college and K-12 systems. Read more...

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The Refugee Crisis and Higher Ed

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Of the more than four million Syrian refugees in the Middle East and North Africa, the Institute of International Education (IIE) estimates that as many as 450,000 are 18-22 years old. Of that group, it assumes based on prewar enrollment rates that 90,000 to 110,000 are qualified for university. Read more...

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Anti-Asian Bias Claim Rejected

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights -- concluding an investigation that started in 2006 and expanded in 2008 -- has cleared Princeton University of charges that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Read more...

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Killing a Tenure-Like System

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Faculty members at the State College of Florida don’t have tenure, but many longtime professors were satisfied with the due process guarantees included in their rolling contracts. Read more...

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Does Divestment Cost?

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. Central in the debate about divesting endowments from fossil fuels is not only climate change, but the question of whether such a move could hurt colleges financially. Read more...

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Exposing White Privilege

HomeBy Josh Logue. Uproar over a controversial and racially charged art project at the State University of New York at Buffalo spread well beyond campus over the weekend -- with people responding to both the project and the artist's explanation of it. Read more...

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Bigger, Not Better?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Most science is collaborative on some level, and an increasing number of colleges and universities and other kinds of institutions are investing in large-scale group science efforts. Read more...

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