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January 9, 2019
A sold-out housing complex for senior citizens on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus sparks a conversation about whether universities are doing enough to engage with older people.

January 8, 2019
Prolonged shutdown delays funding timeline for federal research grants and disrupts travel plans for many scientists. But the worst for research institutions could be ahead.

January 8, 2019
Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

January 8, 2019
Small-college presidents gathered at annual conference work to adapt to a changing market even as they worry about a range of student issues.

January 8, 2019
KIPP expands its microgrant program to help alumni short on funds graduate from college.

January 7, 2019
The Education Department's proposals for upcoming negotiated rule-making process would narrow the responsibilities of accreditors and modify federal definitions for credit hour and distance education.

January 7, 2019
Racist comments directed at a scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room. Some see it as a major setback for a historically exclusionary field that is trying hard to change.

January 7, 2019
Research panels, professional awards, job interviews, networking and "the list"? Female historians circulate a secret document of alleged bad actors during their major annual conference.

January 7, 2019
For-profit cosmetology operators in Iowa used legal threats to prevent competition with lower-priced community colleges, according to The New York Times, but the case appears to be an outlier.

January 7, 2019
Editors consider how small publications can find support and reach audiences.

January 7, 2019
A study presented at the American Economic Association suggests that students' GPAs fall after becoming Greek affiliated and that joining a fraternity or sorority doesn't necessarily guarantee a higher salary.

January 4, 2019
Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade.

January 4, 2019
Number of English majors is dropping and many language programs fight for survival. But at the MLA, professors share strategies that are boosting enrollments and in some cases forcing them to change what they teach.

January 4, 2019
Students at Notre Dame have launched a campaign that has inspired others around the country to ask their institutions to block explicit content.

January 4, 2019
Three-judge panel says parties will condemn themselves to endless years of acrimonious, divisive and expensive litigation unless they settle desegregation lawsuit.

January 4, 2019
A proposal to sell off part of the Pacific-12 Conference to private investors raises eyebrows among some athletics experts.

January 3, 2019
Economists and discipline's main association face criticism that the field's power centers are a small number of top departments. Grad students, meanwhile, push for standards of conduct.

January 3, 2019
Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.

January 3, 2019
College leaders often aren't the top hindrance to campus protests that have proliferated in recent years -- holiday breaks, finals week and graduation tend to be the biggest challenge for student activists.

January 3, 2019
Author discusses his new book about “killing the five-paragraph essay” and other ways schools and colleges could do a better job of teaching writing.

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