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Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

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August 14, 2018

Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

May 12, 2017

Twenty-one scholars publish call to reject popular measures and ordinal rankings -- and to replace them with more meaningful tools for comparisons.

October 6, 2016

A new entrant to the rankings offers some positive approaches, but more work must be done when it comes to providing students helpful information and supporting institutional improvement, writes Jamienne S. Studley.

April 28, 2016

Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

November 19, 2015

Postdocs in biomedical sciences don't make career options clear, and that may be one reason so many people in these positions lose interest in academic careers, report finds.

February 2, 2015

Audit finds U. of Missouri at Kansas City gave false information to Princeton Review to inflate rankings of business school -- and reveals e-mails in which officials say they faced donor pressure on ratings.

January 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report continues to tweak its ranking of online programs, but critics say the publication's claims about their importance go too far.

June 3, 2014

What would it really take to be in the U.S. News top 20? ​And can anyone really change in the 'beauty pageant' of the reputational survey?

May 15, 2013

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported an acceptance rate of 27.4 percent. It was really 89.1 percent.

April 16, 2013

York College of Pennsylvania is latest to admit that it wasn't submitting correct numbers. In this case, "special admits" were left out of the calculation.

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