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Overcoming Public Resistance to the Avant-Garde

Why the public shuns the avant-garde and what to do about it.

After her graduation ceremony, the young adult daughter closes her eyes as she embraces her unrecognizable mother.

How First-Gen Mexican American Students Define Success

A recent report asks first-generation college students who are Mexican American to define what educational attainment means for them and what helps them achieve success.

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Hiring Couples May Help Diversify Faculty Ranks, Tenure Pipeline

A new scorecard aims to provide academic couples comprehensive information about research institutions that are most supportive of dual-career scholars—and more likely to hire them for tenure-track positions.

What a ‘Hell Chicken’ Says About Dinosaur Extinction: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, a Student Spotlight: Kyle Atkins-Weltman, a doctoral student in ecology at Oklahoma State University, explores...

Union Institute & University Announces Closure

Days after voluntarily surrendering accreditation, Union Institute & University announced it is closing at the end of the month, concluding...

Cal State L.A. Shuts Down Encampment as Tensions Rise

Authorities shut down a pro-Palestinian student encampment at California State University, Los Angeles, earlier this week amid rising tensions, the...

Trustee Group Hires Framroze Virjee as Its New Leader

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges has hired Framroze M. Virjee, president emeritus of California State University...
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Where Do Students Vote—and Why?

Convenience may be the biggest driver in guiding college students on where to cast their ballots, but for many politics also plays a significant role.