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October 15, 2015
Female academics are frequently blocked from international work, and the problem isn't children, study finds.

October 15, 2015
Critics say NCAA decision to allow football player to auction off his jersey for charity points to arbitrary nature of the association's stance on players making money from their own "name and likeness."

October 15, 2015
Case Western Reserve University is starting a master of science in management, with a focus on business analytics. Elizabethtown College has started a bachelor’s degree in interfaith leadership studies. Johns Hopkins University is starting, at its Bologna campus, a master's program in global risk.

October 14, 2015
Most faculty members are concerned about recent attacks on scholars on social media, and say colleges can do more to promote civil discourse online. Others are second-guessing how active they should be online.

October 14, 2015
Education Department will open up federal aid to a limited number of partnerships between colleges and boot camps and MOOC providers, with a secondary goal of testing new forms of accreditation.

October 14, 2015
A new book argues that colleges of all kinds need to help their students better prepare for the world of work. A Q&A with the book's author, Peter Stokes.

October 14, 2015
More than 100 college counselors at Jesuit high schools urge group seeking to reform admissions process to rethink its plans and push back scheduled start for new system.

October 14, 2015
Oct. 14, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explored the views of instructors (and campus administrators who oversee digital learning) on a range of timely issues. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Nov. 12, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here. The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Mediasite, the Learning House and Academic Partnerships.

October 13, 2015
Why is Berkeley getting rid of a popular mathematics instructor who seems to be achieving more student success than others without dreaded homework or quizzes?

October 13, 2015
As Democrats pitch various "free" college plans to voters this year, some also encourage or require that students work in exchange for those new benefits.

October 13, 2015
When it comes to judging evidence of gender bias in the sciences, is gender bias at play? A study involving university faculty members suggests it is.

October 13, 2015
Colleges that jumped on the MOOC bandwagon early on are looking to expand their efforts. Why are many of the ones that started with Coursera turning to edX?

October 13, 2015
Hassan Rashid Al-Derham, vice president for research at Qatar University, has been promoted to president there. Stuart R. Bell, executive vice president and provost at Louisiana State University, has been chosen as president of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.

October 12, 2015
On same day, shootings at two universities each kill a freshman. Others are injured -- a week after mass shooting at Oregon community college. New California law bans guns from campuses.

October 12, 2015
U of Texas students and alumni plan campaign around idea that openly carrying a sex toy on campus would be against rules, but carrying a weapon would be permitted.

October 12, 2015
Study suggests that publication pressures lead to more familiar -- and more likely to be published -- research, at the expense of innovation.

October 12, 2015
Is Berkeley doing enough about a prominent scientist it found to have sexually harassed women for years? Did other scientists look the other way?

October 12, 2015
Some analysts see an interagency task force to oversee for-profit colleges as the force behind the latest federal investigations into the sector's practices.

October 12, 2015
Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.

October 9, 2015
California appeals court -- rejecting lawsuit by student who was attacked by another student -- finds public institutions have no legal obligation to prevent violent acts on their campuses.

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