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Oct 10, 2018
Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

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How admissions leaders view challenge of filling a class, allegations of anti-Asian bias, legacy admissions, testing, international enrollments and more.

 

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"The Next Generation of Students" is a new compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed. You may download a free copy here.

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August 18, 2017

Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

August 15, 2017

Sociologists talk about teaching in the political now, with an emphasis on critical media literacy, ground rules for a discussion and an understanding that students see sociology classrooms as somewhere to try to make sense of current events.

August 15, 2017

New survey shows a partisan divide over higher ed aspirations for children -- that narrows when Republicans and Democrats are given more information. And study finds skepticism of affirmative action.

August 8, 2017

Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

August 8, 2017

Georgetown and Northwestern announce they will accept GRE, not just LSAT. But ABA may move in ways that limit the option and that some fear would impede diversity efforts.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

August 3, 2017

U of Texas prevailed in affirmative action case in large part because of its research. Will other colleges be able to match that analysis? And will legal and political battles change if focus is on rejected Asian-American applicants?

August 2, 2017

Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.

July 27, 2017

Many colleges favor applicants who show "demonstrated interest" -- and the way they measure it puts those without money at a disadvantage, study finds.

July 27, 2017

Military academies have had transgender students, but impact of president's shift is unknown.

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