With presidential candidates solidified, campus Democrats and Republicans begin to plot their campaigns to reach the student vote -- with Obama and McCain both facing challenges.
Gathering considers why students will turn out (or not) this fall.
In reversal of earlier position, candidate backs state ballot measures to bar public colleges and universities from considering race in admissions and hiring.
At the Democratic National Convention, faculty are studying the dynamics of power by focusing on protesters, karaoke performers -- oh, and the delegates, too.
McCain's VP pick has generally been supportive of Alaska's universities -- though her record is thin. Her entry into the race also could renew debate on the "politicization" of science.
The document, adopted on Monday, details presumptive nominee John McCain's possible approach to community colleges, financial aid, distance education, Title IX and other issues.
Many criticize a county official's message to Virginia Tech voters as alarmist and misleading. But he says he just wants students to know the possible cons of voting in their college town.
A professor comes to town as a delegate, a college rigs up a remote class from the convention and foreign journalism fellows get their first taste of American political theater.
It's not just Barack Obama's campaign that's taking advantage of energetic young activists and social networking technologies. A peek at the Republican college movement.
U. of Illinois tells professors they can't have bumper stickers or attend campus political rallies -- but then says it will use "common sense" on enforcement.
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