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March 22, 2011
Amid the furor following a UCLA student mocking her Asian peers online, experts point out that the stereotypes illustrated in the YouTube video are often swept under the rug.
March 17, 2011
The provost of Bard College at Simon's Rock -- which serves students who leave high school after the 10th or 11th grade to enter postsecondary education -- has watched as, over the past decade or so, the public's understanding of the missions of her institution and others like it has become muddled.
March 15, 2011
"Scientific Enquirer," research universities' latest effort to counter Congressional criticism of oddly titled projects, aims to explain -- as accessibly as possible -- why such work matters.
March 9, 2011
College students push back as Republican-led legislatures in New Hampshire and elsewhere aim to limit student balloting.
March 7, 2011
In wake of much-criticized ratings of doctoral programs, National Research Council convenes college officials to discuss how to move ahead.
March 4, 2011
Legislation allowing concealed carry of guns on Texas campuses seems certain to pass, and some dismayed college presidents are forced to consider how they will transition if and when the bills become law.
March 3, 2011
Colleges work with local communities to reduce high-risk binge drinking by students both over and under 21.
March 2, 2011
School and college officials plead with U.S. lawmakers to streamline regulations that are redundant and burdensome, and to ensure that the rules contribute to institutional and student improvement.
March 1, 2011
In settlement over medical board's failure to accommodate a Yale student with dyslexia, U.S. government heralds impending rules that will prod colleges and testing agencies on rights of disabled test takers.
February 17, 2011
A forthcoming study aims to clarify that -- contrary to popular portrayals -- most students who delay college are less well-off than their peers and face obstacles stemming from academics, wealth and family matters.