22 août 2019

A Call for Open, Respectful Debate

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Harvard professors who lost posts leading undergraduate residential college amid criticism of defense of Harvey Weinstein vow to promote change at the university. More...

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Elizabethtown Cuts Some Liberal Arts Programs

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Elizabethtown College announced that it will discontinue two majors and three minors in a move designed to focus efforts on programs in higher demand at the college. Seven instructional and faculty members will be furloughed for one year and 14 unfilled positions will be eliminated, according to a press release from the college. More...

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The Impact of State Cuts

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Study documents real impacts when state appropriations falter. More...

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Preparing Freshmen for Crime Prevention

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Campus security departments across the country are hoping to help freshmen be mindful of crime prevention by integrating information sessions into orientation. More...

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Larger Donations, Fewer Donors

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Last year was a record one for gifts to colleges, but trends about middle-income individuals may point to future problems, report finds. More...

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Smoke and Mirrors -- and a Black Medical School

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. A historically black medical college intends to use a $7 million grant from an e-cigarette giant to study the effects of tobacco. Some question the ethics. More...

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UC Santa Cruz Removes Catholic Mission Bell

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. The University of California, Santa Cruz has removed a bell that once marked the 18th century Roman Catholic missions in the area after Native American said the bell represented racism, according to a report from The Associated Press. More...

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Michigan State Sets New Nassar Investigation

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. The Michigan State Board of Trustees recently announced several initiatives related to the Larry Nassar scandal, in which it was discovered university administrators knew and did not act on complaints of sexual abuse against a university doctor who assaulted hundreds of women. More...

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Sanders vs. Warren on College Debt Relief

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Critics of both plans say Sanders's proposal for universal debt relief amplifies existing issues with Warren's plan, which includes caps on income for beneficiaries. More...

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Free Tuition -- After a Drug Test

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. West Virginia joins other states in offering free tuition at community colleges. But the new law is unique in asking all students seeking eligibility to pass a drug test. More...

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