26 novembre 2018

‘Unprecedented’ Turnout by College Students in Midterm Elections

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Leading into the pivotal midterm elections this week, political activists were confident that turnout among college students would far outpace previous years. Their predictions were apparently correct; exit poll data revealed a surge among college-age voters that also seemed to contribute to Democrats taking back control of the U.S. House of Representatives. More...

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Duquesne Students Want Answers on Athlete's Death

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Students at Duquesne University are demanding that administrators share more information about the death of a football player who allegedly jumped out of a campus residence hall last month. More...

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A Campus Divided

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Maryland's student government organized a rally to encourage backing the football team. Many minority students and others said it was time to focus on the abuse of athletes and the death of a black player. More...

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Student Affairs Is a Diverse Profession

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The student affairs field is demographically more diverse than other college professions and relatively lacking in pay-equity issues, according to a new report. More...

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More Turmoil at Maryland

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The fallout from an athletics scandal that has roiled the University of Maryland at College Park campus continues. More...

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A Look Into Small-Time Athletics

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new report finds that institutions in the Council of Independent Colleges -- which generally compete in Division III -- have greatly increased the number of sports they offer. More...

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Life Sentence -- and Then a Pardon -- for a Graduate Student

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. British Ph.D. student in U.A.E. was found guilty of spying after what observers say was an unfair trial in which he was denied due process. Some academics urge Western universities -- including NYU -- to reconsider role of campuses in the Emirates. More...

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Professor Accused of Coercing Foreign Students to Be Servants

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The University of Missouri at Kansas City failed to stop a pharmacy professor accused of coercing international students from India to do personal chores for him such as busing tables at social events, taking care of his dog or houseplants, or bailing water out of a flooded basement, The Kansas City Star reported. More...

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Is Kean Giving Control of Its Overseas Faculty to Chinese Government?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Faculty at Kean University's campus in China, currently employed by Kean, will soon be employed by the Chinese campus. Kean says it is retaining control over academics, but the faculty union says the change raises academic freedom concerns. More...

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Warning of Threats for Researchers in U.A.E.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Safety conditions for researchers conducting fieldwork in the United Arab Emirates are deteriorating, the Middle East Studies Association’s Board of Directors said in a statement Thursday. More...

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