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October 16, 2019
Proposal would steer new money to community colleges, restore regulation of for-profit colleges and overhaul student loan repayment. But legislation hinges on Senate.

October 16, 2019
Nearly all of the universities that participated in a 2019 campus climate survey published their individual results and will be addressing specific problems or challenges identified.

October 16, 2019
Colleges don’t need fancy arenas or hundreds of high-speed computers to launch esports teams, but they do need engaged students.

October 15, 2019
Association of American Universities campus climate survey finds students are more aware of reporting sexual assaults and seeking help.

October 15, 2019
Female academics have about half the followers of men on Twitter and wield otherwise diminished influence there, according to a new study. The analysis pertains to medicine, but women across fields say the findings ring true.

October 15, 2019
New grant program encourages computer scientists to think about how their skills might benefit society. But persuading tech grads to turn down high-paying industry jobs won’t be easy.

October 15, 2019
Contrary to popular belief about the atmosphere on college campuses, students are able to have and maintain friendships with people they don’t see eye to eye with, a study finds.

October 15, 2019
Miami University in Ohio is starting a master's degree with a local zoo in which students will learn from the environment at the zoo. Unity College is starting an online undergraduate program in animal health and behavior.

October 14, 2019
Students offended by an author's talk on white privilege burned her book, prompting a debate about how they chose to voice their freedom of expression.

October 14, 2019
Number of U.S. colleges and universities that award federal financial aid fell by 5.6 percent in 2018-19, to lowest mark in two decades.

October 14, 2019
Student leaders and administrators at University of Colorado at Boulder discuss policy changes to combat racism after black student is harassed and called racial slurs.

October 14, 2019
Bucking the national trend, CUNY freshman enrollment continues to increase. Experts say it reflects a larger trend of urban versus rural colleges.

October 11, 2019
Study says that when it comes to everyday mentoring and training in the sciences, postdocs are the new PIs.

October 11, 2019
Author discusses his book that seeks a new framework for the debate about free speech on campus.

October 11, 2019
Loyola University Maryland uses modern themes and music to draw college students to church and nurture their spiritual lives on campus.

October 11, 2019
The effort to overturn a ban on federal aid for incarcerated students gets new support from corporate backer and state elected officials.

October 11, 2019
Hilbert College is starting an online master's program in criminal justice administration. Northern Illinois University is starting its first Ph.D. programs: electrical, mechanical and industrial and systems engineering. Ramapo College is starting a bachelor of science in data science and a master's in the field.

October 10, 2019
Ohio University’s decision to suspend most of its male Greek organizations will affect 1,000 students, and critics question whether it’s likely to work. Update: Three sororities and a professional fraternity at the university are also under investigation.

October 10, 2019
You’ve heard of the gig economy, but what about the Gig Academy? Labor scholar Adrianna Kezar says it has to be resisted in her new book.

October 10, 2019
More high school students are getting a head start on college, but dual enrollment is costly for some colleges.

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