01 novembre 2018

Hate Group Posters at Cal State San Marcos

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Days after two campuses in Vermont were plastered with "It's OK to be white" posters, white nationalist posters appeared at California State University San Marcos. University officials removed the posters, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported. More...

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For Hillel, Community and Safety

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A year ago, alt-right protesters marched through the University of Virginia chanting Nazi slogans. White nationalists have for the last two years been posting anti-Semitic banners on campuses. On Saturday, an avowed anti-Semite killed 11 at a Pittsburgh synagogue. More...

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Could Diversity Survive a Harvard Loss?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Focus in trial was question of what would happen if Harvard (and by extension, other colleges) stopped considering race. More...

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Complaints About Coalition Application

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. This is a key week in competitive college admissions, with Nov. 1 early-decision deadlines looming at many colleges. More...

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The Cyberharassment of an Admissions Interviewer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A federal court hearing last week exposed the real-life nightmare faced by an unnamed alumni interviewer for the law school at Georgetown University. It wasn't just that a rejected applicant blamed the alumni interviewer for not getting in, but he engaged in steadily escalating harassment of the interviewer and his family. More...

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More Colleges Go Test Optional

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The College of St. Scholastica and Linfield College have become the latest to end requirements that all undergraduate applications submit SAT or ACT scores. More...

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Societal Benefits of Aid to Low-Income Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis shows that federal aid to low-income students, as opposed to all students, offers significant economic payoff to the country. More...

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Will There Be More Free Medical Schools?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New York University's decision to offer full-tuition scholarships to all medical students has prompted considerable discussion. A survey of medical school admissions leaders by Kaplan Test Prep found widespread praise for NYU's move, but relatively few institutions saying that they would follow it. More...

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Texas Investment Fund Adds Scrutiny Based on Sanctions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company, known as UTIMCO, has announced that it is adding scrutiny of any investments with ties to countries that are under U.S. sanctions. Those countries include Iran, North Korea, Russia, Sudan and Syria. More...

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Cheddar Purchases Rate My Professors

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Cheddar, a streaming video company, has purchased Rate My Professors, the site that is influential with students and widely criticized by educators. More...

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