06 janvier 2018

Suit claims university, sorority and party host are liable in student's 2013 death

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Shortly after midnight on Oct. 18, 2013, 19-year-old Ethan P. Connolly, a sophomore at the University of Delaware, was fatally hit by a truck while walking across Del. 896. More...

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ED considers tougher rules on loan forgiveness in fraud cases

University Business Magazine logoTrying to change Obama-era rules, the Trump administration is one step closer to making it more difficult for students to have loan debt wiped clean in cases involving fraud by universities. More...

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The sun may never set on British misconceptions about our empire

The Guardian homeAn Oxford don wants Britons to stop feeling guilty about colonialism. But evidence suggests it already inspires more pride than shame. More...

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A diverse reading list is no threat to Shakespeare – every student benefits

The Guardian homeAs a black student studying English literature, I was rarely reflected in the texts I studied or the people who taught me. A more complete story needs to be told. More...

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Toby Young: social media self-obsessive still battling with father's shadow

The Guardian homeJuvenile and politically incorrect past comments were part of a career-long tendency to seek attention and bait liberals. More...

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University league tables will not solve the problem of high vice-chancellor pay

The Guardian homeOver recent months, there has been much debate over the pay of UK university vice-chancellors. Undoubtedly, the remuneration packages for those in such senior positions are high, but the question of how best to judge whether they are appropriate remains largely unanswered. More...

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'We all need to be less scared of asking for help': campus security on mental health

The Guardian homeThe second term is starting and the January blues are kicking in. It’s time for everyone to make students feel supported. More...

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We must reverse the ‘outcome oriented’ educational monster we have unleashed

The Guardian homeOur students need to be content creators, not memorisers. Outside school they have mastered this, and it’s more predictive of future success than test scores. More...

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PM urged to leave international students out of migration figures

The Guardian homeHigh-profile Tory rebels see need for U-turn as ‘no-brainer’ if Britain wants to send message that it welcomes students. More...

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To understand our post-Brexit and Trump world, we need academic inquiry

The Guardian homeThe failure to foresee Donald Trump’s election or Brexit revealed a profound misunderstanding of working-class voters. It’s up to academics to get to the truth. More...

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