01 mai 2017

Students Warned in Advance of White Nationalist Rally

HomeThe University of Pikesville urged students and parents, in advance of a white nationalist rally that took place near campus on Saturday, to consider leaving town for the weekend if they were concerned about safety, The Kentucky Herald-Leader reported. More...

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Yik Yak to Shut Down

HomeYik Yak, the once-popular anonymous messaging app, will shut down in the coming weeks, its developers announced Friday. The app was once at the center of several campus controversies, but a series of decisions to limit completely anonymous posting drove many users away. The company behind Yik Yak, once valued at between $300-400 million, in February announced a new group messaging app. More...

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Professor Accused of Providing Drugs to Students

HomeA professor at Oakland University in Michigan has been arrested on charges of operating a drug house out of his home and providing drugs to students, among other offenses, Local 4 News reported. More...

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Budget Deal Provides Money for NIH and Year-Round Pell

HomeBoth The New York Times and Politico reported that a budget deal between Democratic and Republican congressional leaders and the Trump administration -- to keep the government running through September -- provides more money for the National Institutes of Health. More...

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30 Middlebury Students Punished Over Murray Talk

HomeMiddlebury College announced that it has punished more than 30 students who were involved in disrupting a March 2 talk on campus by Charles Murray. More...

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Politically Divided

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Fewer freshmen than ever identify as politically centrist, reflecting the overall partisan polarization of the country, a new survey shows. More...

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Students for Free Speech

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Gathering draws students from numerous campuses who endorse a statement of principles about the value of open expression in higher education. More...

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Women in Leadership Searches

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. A study presented Friday at the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting shines some light on the way women are hired for top higher education leadership positions in searches involving third-party executive search firms. More...

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Gender Gaps Shrinking and Lingering

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men. More...

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Missing Part of Free-College Push

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A proposal for a federal matching grant underlines the connection between per-student spending by institutions and degree attainment. More...

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