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August 20, 2015
A new study finds a direct link between a person's genetic makeup and that person's level of education.

August 20, 2015
Professor at Britain's Kingston University plans to dress and live as the singer for a year in new style of immersive research.

August 19, 2015
As affirmative consent becomes law or policy at more colleges, institutions are using songs, skits, videos or online training to teach freshmen the concept.

August 19, 2015
With policy proposals flying, Lumina Foundation aims to start a discussion about what's reasonable for a typical student and her family to pay for college. Let the debate begin.

August 19, 2015
Study suggests bias against and expectations of 'performance' from black faculty members during academic presentations.

August 19, 2015
In their rush to recruit student volunteers, political campaigns may inadvertently ask faculty members to violate college and university policies.

August 19, 2015
U of Alabama sorority faces questions for a recruitment video that appears to suggest it is a home for attractive white women only -- but the video is hardly unique among sorority recruiting efforts in emphasizing blondes in bathing suits over time in the library.

August 18, 2015
Board says it won't assert jurisdiction over whether Northwestern University athletes are employees, effectively killing their union drive. The vague decision divides experts on the prospects for athlete unions generally.

August 18, 2015
The board chair at the U of British Columbia objects to a professor's blog post on the president's sudden resignation -- fueling further concerns about that university's still unexplained leadership transition.

August 18, 2015
With a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program and relieve sanctions pending, U.S. universities look ahead to new possibilities for cooperation. But even as institutions contemplate sending students there, some flag safety and human rights concerns.

August 18, 2015
How should parents prepare children for college? In a new book, a former college president takes a look at programs and resources at five different institutions to find out what students need and what parents should do during the first year of college.

August 18, 2015
Beloit releases its annual "mind-set list" to remind us that this year's batch of new students don't remember Princess Diana, Jacques Cousteau or a world without Google.

August 17, 2015
Henderson State University bars pants that fall too far below the waist. Students say the rule is unfair to African-Americans.

August 17, 2015
Controversy over Planned Parenthood leads to new scrutiny of faculty members' research with fetal tissue -- including one professor-turned-presidential candidate who is anti-abortion.

August 17, 2015
Ashland University eliminates faculty jobs -- including those of some with tenure -- to free up funds for new programs, deferred maintenance and faculty raises.

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