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December 17, 2019
Men frame their research findings more positively than do women, finds a new study. Why does that matter, and how should science respond?

December 17, 2019
While some institutions are having success speeding up instruction of English as a second language, some instructors are skeptical because of limited information about what models work best.

December 17, 2019
More employers are using applicant tracking systems to hire employees. Some colleges are using new AI-based tools, like VMock, to help students keep up.

December 17, 2019
Coconino Community College is starting an associate degree program to prepare veterinary technicians. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is starting a B.A. program in esports. Lone Star College is offering its first bachelor's degrees: bachelor of science in nursing; bachelor of applied technology in cybersecurity; and bachelor of applied science in energy, manufacturing and trades management.

December 16, 2019
Stanford graduate students say it's unacceptable that dependent health-care premiums have increased 80 percent in a few years. Many are pushing for free health care for their kids.

December 16, 2019
Trump administration plans to create an experiment where a limited group of colleges could take on students' federal loan debt and have them repay it through income-share agreements.

December 16, 2019
A conservative Catholic college in Wyoming educates students in great books, horsemanship and other outdoors skills and bans cellphones on campus. It also turned down federal funding.

December 16, 2019
Students demand more transparency about University of Texas at Austin practices and policies on sexual misconduct by professors. At the same time, others question the continued employment of a professor not accused of or disciplined for misconduct but whose scholarship is based on controversial theories about pedophilia.

December 13, 2019
Federal appeals court ruling sets narrow standard for what institutions are expected to do when students commit sexual misconduct.

December 13, 2019
Online conversation shines a spotlight on graduate programs that teach students how to teach -- and those programs that don't.

December 13, 2019
With guidance from industry, faculty members at the City University of New York system are designing new curricula in data science and cybersecurity.

December 13, 2019
Donnie Auvenshine, dean of the School of Christian Studies at Howard Payne University, in Texas, has been named vice president for academic affairs there. Meg Benke, interim provost at SUNY Empire State College, in New York, has been appointed provost and executive vice president for academic affairs there on a permanent basis.

December 12, 2019
White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.

December 12, 2019
Author discusses his new book on problems with legal education.

December 12, 2019
British university sets limits -- and sets off debate.

December 12, 2019
Trinity University, in Texas Rosa Aloisi, political science Alexandra Gallin-Parisis, library Mario Gonzalez-Fuentes, business administration Heather Haynes Smith, education Jason Johnson, history Rachel Joseph, human communication and theater Josie Liu, communication West Liberty University

December 11, 2019
University of Phoenix and the Federal Trade Commission settle a five-year investigation into whether the university falsely touted its relationships with big employers.

December 11, 2019
Professor who sought refuge from liberal academe at a Southern Baptist seminary finds out why tenure matters.

December 11, 2019
Georgia Southern freshman promotes white supremacist ideology in a class presentation. The university says the presentation falls within his free speech rights. Now students of color say they feel unsafe because of his protected speech.

December 10, 2019
The latest report from the National Student Clearinghouse finds completion rates still rising across all sectors in higher education, but with a slowing pace.

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