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To see how liberal arts grads really fare, report examines long-term data

Over the arc of a career, humanities and social science graduates earn as much or more than those in professional fields, new study shows, and are equally employed.

U. of Chicago grad students who are breast-feeding want a place to pump

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Debate at U. of Chicago raises question: Are graduate students who are breastfeeding mothers entitled to a private place to pump?

 

Montana adjusts to life as a 'blueprint' for sexual assault response

Montana didn't ask to be the national model for sexual assault response, but after a series of alleged rapes, the U.S. government made it so. Staff members and students adjust to expansive policies and a spotlight that isn't dimming.

Barry University considers asking contract bidders to provide internships

Barry University considers asking potential contractors if they’ll provide employment opportunities to students, reflecting increased pressure colleges face to help students get jobs.

Career services (as it now exists) must die, new report argues

Colleges are not professionally developing students the way they should be, and the solution is to blow up the current system and follow a new blueprint, report argues.

Clemson professors criticize 'trivializing' disability awareness event

Clemson University aims to raise disability awareness with a role-reversal day, but some professors find the event demeaning.

International educators consider the challenges in integrating students from abroad

U.S. universities are recruiting increasing numbers of students from abroad, but many worry about the students' disconnection from campus life.

New Mexico State's on-campus housing brings residence life to veteran families

New Mexico State's veterans-only housing breaks new ground by keeping those students and their families on campus and integrating them into residence life.

New veteran support centers struggle to gain students' trust

New support centers for veterans are popping up at colleges everywhere. But whether students trust that the office is worth their time depends on how it's put together, officials say.

Paul Quinn College gets eye glasses for 15 percent of its students

Up to 15 percent of students at Paul Quinn College needed eye glasses but couldn't afford them. Thanks to a blend of conviction, fund-raising and serendipity, now they can.

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