23 juillet 2018

‘The Future of Tech Is Female’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Author discusses his new book about women in the technology industry and in the academic programs that could lead them there. More...

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Layoffs and Cuts at Loyola New Orleans

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Loyola University New Orleans has announced layoffs of 25 full-time employees as part of a plan to eliminate a deficit, The New Orleans Advocate reported. More...

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Building Names, Racism and Florida State

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Florida State University has announced plans to seek legislative approval to change the name of its law school building and to move a statue, but not to change another building name that some students would like to see changed. More...

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Apology to Washington U Black Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Officials of Clayton, Mo., issued a statement Thursday apologizing for how the city's police department treated 10 black freshmen at Washington University in St. Louis. Authorities, without evidence, suspected the students of leaving a restaurant without paying. More...

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Study: Healthy Students Don't Benefit From ADHD Drugs

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A new study challenges the belief of many college students that medications for those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can help those without the disorder study and learn more effectively. More...

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Was a Coach Bribed to Get Applicant Into Penn?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A federal indictment of a Florida businessman says that, among other things, he bribed the then head coach of the University of Pennsylvania basketball team to help the businessman's son be admitted to the university, Bloomberg reported. More...

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Transfers Up at University of California Campuses

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. System notoriously hard to get into sees notable increase in those coming from state's community colleges -- and also gains in minority enrollments through that route. More...

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For Fate of SAT Writing Test, Watch California

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. More top colleges drop requirement and University of California is studying the test, which College Board defends. Plus, more colleges go test optional; controversy over math scores on SAT. More...

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Coming This Year: A Survey of Counselors

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. What should we ask? Would you like to be included. More...

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The Stunning Rankings Scandal at Temple

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The reports of falsehoods started in January, when U.S. News & World Report said that Temple University's online M.B.A. program was being stripped of its rankings because it had reported that 100 percent of its online M.B.A. students had submitted standardized test scores, when in reality only 20 percent had done so. More...

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