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Screenshot of tweet by Chad Topaz that says, "Paper out in PNAS Nexus! We put a nail in the coffin of the claim that racially minoritized students obtain STEM degrees at lower rates than white students because the former are underprepared. Please share"

October 4, 2022
New paper suggests introductory STEM courses disproportionately push underrepresented minority students out of the natural and applied sciences.
General J. H. Binford Peay III, a white man with white hair wearing a military uniform covered in medals and ribbons.

October 4, 2022
General J. H. Binford Peay III resigned in 2020 amid allegations that he allowed a culture of systemic racism and sexism to flourish at Virginia Military Institute. Now the institute is awarding him its highest honor.
A student uses a laptop and a cellphone in a car.

October 4, 2022
Many students struggle with unstable internet access, according to a new report. While students are mostly self-reliant when troubleshooting tech problems, colleges still have a role to play in easing students’ tech burdens.
An adviser wearing yellow walks a student through her options for an internship.

October 4, 2022
The lack of valuable career-related work experiences for community college students often comes down to time and money. California Community Colleges chancellor Daisy Gonzales addresses these issues and how institutions can help.

October 4, 2022
Reed College Mir Bowring, chemistry Betsey Behr Brada, anthropology Kelly N. Chacón, chemistry Sam Fey, biology Victoria Fortuna, dance Tom Landvatter, Greek, Latin and ancient Mediterranean studies and humanities Mónica López Lerma, Spanish and humanities Radhika Natarajan, history and humanities LaShandra Sullivan, anthropology Michelle Wang, art history and humanities Wayne State University Rodrigo Fernandez-Valdivia, pathology

October 3, 2022
After the historic hurricane, institutions in the Sunshine State take stock of the damage on campuses while students deal with record flooding and power outages.
Pepperdine law dean Paul Caron, a white man with gray hair wearing black-rimmed glasses.

October 3, 2022
Pepperdine law school dean is now speaking openly about his lifelong stutter.
Red, white and blue buttons emblazoned with "2022 Midterm."

October 3, 2022
Efforts to boost turnout during the midterm elections among college students are increasing, with an assist from the Biden administration.

October 3, 2022
Starting Out California State University, Long Beach, has launched a campaign to raise $275 million. The campaign will focus on creating a national model for achievement, empowerment and equity. Finishing Up Central Piedmont Community College has raised $66 million in a five-year campaign. The college sought $40 million.
A dark-skinned demonstrator holds up a sign that says "President Biden: thank you for canceling student debt."

September 30, 2022
In another development, six states sue the Biden administration over the loan-forgiveness plan.
Alexei Efros, a white man with his glasses pushed up on his forehead, is hunched over a laptop computer.

September 30, 2022
As recipients of the world’s most prestigious computer science awards gather this month in Germany, they share concerns about teaching, ed-tech tools, and improving-but-still-low participation rates by women.
The front gate at Western Connecticut State University.

September 30, 2022
Faculty at Western Connecticut State University are pressing administrators for collaborative solutions after a financial collapse. For system leaders, it’s just one of many challenges they face.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

September 30, 2022
Bolsonaro is likely to be defeated in his re-election bid as president, but his influence will be slow to fade.
Matthew Abraham, a light-brown-skinned man with dark hair; Keith Maggert, a white man with long dark hair and a beard; and Wei Hua Lin, an Asian man wearing glasses.

September 29, 2022
Faculty members at the University of Arizona say they’ve been blocked from service on a key committee because they’ve criticized the institution in the past. What’s going on?
A cartoon image of a man in a red shirt and backpack standing at a crossroads of three arrows against a blue background.

September 29, 2022
A new study explores why students drop out of college or choose not to enroll.
Students in University of Wyoming T-shirts walk on campus.

September 29, 2022
A new program spearheaded by the University of Wyoming seeks to prepare rural students for college and bridge a divide between far-flung communities and higher ed institutions in the state.
People watching a gay pride parade carry rainbow flags. One wears a shirt that says, "Some people are gay. Get over it."

September 29, 2022
New research by the Trevor Project shows that LGBTQ+ students are at significantly lower risk of suicide if their college offers mental health and LGBTQ+-specific resources.

September 29, 2022
Central College has added a bachelor of science in chemistry. Rio Salado College is starting a certificate program in real estate.
A person's hand in front of an illuminated ereader screen.

September 28, 2022
Wiley withdraws more than 1,300 titles from a large multidisciplinary ebook collection for libraries as fall classes begin, hindering students’ access to affordable learning materials.
Palm trees are bent over sideways due to the wind, and the courtyard in the foreground is soaked with rain.

September 28, 2022
Universities are canceling classes and shuttering campuses ahead of the storm, showing the importance of disaster resilience in a world transformed by climate change.

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