13 janvier 2020

Change in the Polls

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Election polling by colleges pays off with publicity and opportunities for students. But some are changing their methods as polling costs increase. More...

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A Library's Past

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Two grad students convinced the University of Virginia to save and store its library's card catalog, arguing that researchers and historians can use the cards. More...

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A New Path for Evergreen

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Evergreen State, long known for experimental education and leftist politics, still has no majors but is providing students with "paths of study" to follow if they choose. More...

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High Debt, Low Earnings

HomeBy Lilah Burke. The Education Department for the first time has released earnings data for thousands of college programs at all degree levels. What do they show. More...

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IU Bloomington Suspends Frat for Anti-Semitism

HomeBy Elin Johnson. Indiana University in Bloomington has suspended a fraternity following allegations of anti-Semitic and racial slurs as well as an assault, USA Today reports. More...

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Executive Order on Anti-Semitism on Campus

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday that will target anti-Semitism on college campuses, The New York Times reported.
Administration officials told the newspaper the expected order will threaten to withhold federal funds for colleges that are deemed to fail in combating discrimination. More...

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Local Economy Drives Academic Agenda

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Saint Peter's administrators believe students benefit when an institution has mutual economic interests with its host city. As a result, the university is aligning its strategic plan with Jersey City. More...

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Illinois Professor's Planned Return from Leave Canceled

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. A law professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who was on unpaid leave for a year after being accused of and admitting to sexual harassment allegations will not be returning to teach this semester, the university said in an email sent to faculty and students at the law school. More...

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Historians State Support for Trump Impeachment

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. More than 750 historians, including several prominent scholars, signed a statement earlier this week condemning President Trump’s "numerous and flagrant abuses of power" and supporting his impeachment, according to The New York Times. The number of signers more than doubled within 24 hours, other news reports said. More...

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Women Now Majority at Medical Schools

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. For the first time ever, women are now the majority of U.S. medical school students, according to 2019 data released Tuesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges. More...

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