08 janvier 2017

Obesity Paradox

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Does being obese protect you from acquiring certain diseases? In today's Academic Minute, Boston University's Andrew Stokes tells us why this misconception can finally be put to rest. Read more...

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Clothing and Behavior

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Do the clothes make the man? In today's Academic Minute, Yale University's Michael Kraus examines how what you wear can affect your job performance and social status. Read more...

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Discrimination of Women in STEM

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Signs of discrimination can be subtle. In today's Academic Minute, Indiana University's Mary Murphy delves into how women in STEM fields can feel a little left out. Read more...

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Last Chance at a 2016 Cartoon Contest

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The page may have turned on the calendar, but it's not too late to submit a caption for our December Cartoon Caption Contest. Read more...

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No Higher Ed Details in DeVos Disclosure Report

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A disclosure report submitted to the Senate education committee by Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education, reveals no significant connections to the higher education sector. Read more...

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NASFAA Task Force Report on Free College Plans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. After a debate over addressing the cost of college occupied much of the Democratic presidential primary, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators assembled a task force in June to assess both existing and proposed free college plans. Read more...

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ITT Students Seek Recognition in Bankruptcy Lawsuit

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A group of five former ITT Technical Institute students have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Indiana seeking to be named creditors in the defunct for-profit chain's bankruptcy proceedings. Read more...

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Growth in Numbers of Older Student Loan Borrowers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Older Americans are the fastest-growing group in the student loan market and nearly 40 percent of borrowers over 65 were in default in 2015, according to a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report released Thursday. Read more...

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Unintended Consequences

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Months into the first year of an early FAFSA campaign, some campus financial aid offices are forced to sort out discrepancies arising from switch to prior-prior year income data. Read more...

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