13 janvier 2020

Since 2013, Fewer Americans Think College Is Important

HomeBy Elin Johnson. According to a new Gallup poll, about half of Americans consider a college education very important, but the percentage of those that agree with the sentiment has decreased since 2013. More...

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Mills Selling Shakespeare Folio and Original Mozart Score

HomeBy Elin Johnson. The women's college in Oakland, Calif., will be putting up for sale a rare Shakespeare folio from 1623 and an original Mozart score. Both were gifts to the college in 1977. More...

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Cincinnati, Dickinson Re-Evaluate Ties With Slave Owners

HomeBy Elin Johnson. The University of Cincinnati and Dickinson College are considering purging and reconciling with their attachments to historical slave owners. More...

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Temple Student's Tik Tok Offends Many

HomeBy Elin Johnson. A student at Temple University describing the Philadelphia neighborhood surrounding the university as the "ghetto" has drawn outrage and condemnation from the university and community, CBS 3 Philly reports. More...

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North Carolina Loses $1.5M Over Silent Sam Deal

HomeBy Elin Johnson. After striking up a deal to pass off the controversial Silent Sam statue, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has lost $1.5 million worth of grant money, according to WRAL.com. More...

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Dems Boycott Debate Over Loyola Marymount Worker Dispute

HomeBy Elin Johnson. A labor dispute between employees at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles could derail the upcoming Democratic presidential candidate debate, The New York Times reports. More...

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Education Deserts

HomeBy Elin Johnson. New report examines access to postsecondary opportunities by ZIP code, questions the impact of free college and says for-profit institutions fill gaps between public colleges. More...

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Students' Sense of Belonging Varies by Identity, Institution

HomeBy Elin Johnson. New research highlights the differences in students’ sense of belonging by race, institution type and first-generation status. More...

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When Perceptions Clash

HomeBy Elin Johnson. What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated. More...

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Students Are Telling Med Schools About Their Disabilities

HomeBy Elin Johnson. More medical students are telling their institutions about their disabilities, and institutions are taking note. More...

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