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Mar 28, 2017
Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

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March 23, 2016

Public colleges are increasing students' overall graduation rates, but a study finds the gap between black and white students continues to widen.

March 21, 2016

Inspired by findings of bias at the K-12 level, a study sought to see if higher ed officials would impose harsher penalties on hypothetical black students than on white ones.

March 21, 2016

Anti-Semitic graffiti appears on house of Jewish fraternity, and lecture canceled after some object to co-sponsorship by Hillel. Events come amid debate over environment for Jewish students nationally.

March 21, 2016

U of Kansas lifts suspension of faculty member whose comments angered black students and others, who demanded she be fired.

March 16, 2016

U of California, which has seen divisive debates on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its campuses, abandoned draft policy last year amid First Amendment concerns. The university is trying again.

March 16, 2016

Just half of black male athletes at the 65 top football and basketball institutions graduate within six years, a new study found. Other black students and other athletes fare much better at most colleges.

March 16, 2016

As a metaphor, the cartoon character provides perhaps rather surprising insight into how underrepresented students can experience college, writes Denise Anthony.

March 15, 2016

The American Statistical Association seeks to embrace science's inherent complexity and push for more data transparency by rejecting a common, oversimplified measure of statistical significance.

March 15, 2016

A trend that started in high schools -- using the candidate's name to insult groups of students -- has spread to higher education. Experts expect the national political divisiveness to extend to campuses.

March 14, 2016

Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

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