Student life

Virtual job recruiting expands access to students

A new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that graduates from historically marginalized populations benefited from virtual job recruiting but were still less likely to get paid internships or jobs.


Student health centers report high demand for services

Student health professionals report high need for services now that students are back on campus and seeking physical and mental health care, even as COVID-19-related demands remain strong.


Right-wing student group suspended over 'anti-China' stickers


Emerson suspends right-wing student group that distributed stickers saying “CHINA KINDA SUS” and denounces “anti-China” and “anti-Chinese” message. A free speech group cries foul.


How will Harvard influence the divestment movement?

The university’s commitment to end indirect legacy investments in fossil fuels captured attention all over the world. Now higher education officials and climate activists are contemplating what the decision might mean for them.


Albion College students, alumni call for president’s removal

Students, alumni and employees are circulating a petition calling for Mathew Johnson’s removal. College officials say their allegations are based on misinformation.


Congress hears solutions to campus food insecurity

Millions of college students face food insecurity, and while institutions have been doing what they can to help, it’s time for the federal government to step in, advocates say.


Students nervous yet hopeful about returning to campus

Incoming first-year students and returning seniors share their thoughts about being on campus this fall.


Civic groups seek to carry youth voting momentum into 2021

Youth voting soared in 2020. Can student groups and civic organizations keep the momentum going for this year’s state and local contests?


Justice Department Settles With Brown University Over Mental Health Leaves

In a settlement with Brown, the Justice Department affirms that students with mental health disabilities must be given equal access to higher education.


In rare student protests, Juilliard students rally against rising tuition costs

A rare student protest over a tuition increase at one of the world’s most prestigious performing arts schools highlights the tension over tuition discounting.



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