Health Professions

Health Professions
A young Black man wearing a black face mask over his nose and mouth looks over his shoulder. Behind him, a white professor wearing a mask is standing at a chalkboard.
Apr 29, 2022
With the lethal threat of COVID-19 on the decline, many colleges are relaxing policies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Disability advocates fear that high-risk individuals will suffer.
Apr 26, 2017
The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.

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“New Challenges in Graduate and Professional Education” is the latest in a series of free compilations of key articles from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

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April 29, 2022
With the lethal threat of COVID-19 on the decline, many colleges are relaxing policies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Disability advocates fear that high-risk individuals will suffer.
April 12, 2022
Colleges across the U.S. are changing policies on mask mandates, reinstituting such requirements amid increasing coronavirus cases. Some see a direct link to spring break travel.
January 31, 2022
Florida State closes its health sciences building after a faculty report details an apparent cancer cluster, black debris falling from air vents, dangerous radon levels and more. Professors say earlier action may have saved lives.
November 4, 2021
Students are enrolling in nursing programs as nurse shortages threaten hospitals across the country. But colleges and universities are having difficulty expanding their nursing programs because of limited funds, faculty and space.
February 25, 2021
Women’s liberal arts college is not the first to orient its curriculum around a singular topic, and experts say it likely won't be the last.
June 25, 2020
Clinical education is beginning to resume in many health-care fields after being suspended at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not simple, and there's no one standard.
May 4, 2020
Like the universities they're partnered with, academic medical centers are bleeding cash as they weather the pandemic, prepare for and in some cases treat COVID-19 patients.
March 3, 2020
Citing dynamic nature of coronavirus spread, new guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells colleges to "consider" canceling foreign exchange programs and asking current participants to return to their home countries.
December 6, 2018
New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.
October 19, 2018
As midsize, nonelite private institutions look to the future, they're turning to an unlikely path: building new medical schools.

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April 26, 2017

The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.

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