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February 19, 2015
At international education conference, panelists discuss how to develop more meaningful international collaborations.  

February 19, 2015
UMass, after consulting with State Department, reverses policy that would have prohibited Iranian students from enrolling in certain programs.

February 18, 2015
Has a key part of the gender gap for women in science and technology been eliminated? Or do the data show the continued loss of female talent in STEM?

February 18, 2015
New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.

February 18, 2015
At a conference for international education administrators, sessions focus on whether universities are setting high enough expectations for students when they study abroad. 

February 18, 2015
New America Foundation argues that regulations governing federal financial aid are keeping community college students from earning degrees faster.

February 18, 2015
College athletes say they care about doing well academically, but they study less and take easier courses to try to align with stereotypes, researchers say in a new paper.

February 17, 2015
U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions?

February 17, 2015
Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.

February 17, 2015
New international study compares young adults in U.S. with those of other O.E.C.D. nations -- and the results won't cheer Americans.

February 17, 2015
Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.

February 16, 2015
Higher education will be a hot topic if Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin runs for president, with budget cuts, university mission statements and a candidate's degree completion to debate.

February 16, 2015
New policy at UMass barring Iranians from some science and engineering programs raises concerns and questions about universities responsibilities' under U.S. sanctions.

February 16, 2015
College received attention and praise for trying to limit tuition increases. Now, the college says the system will no longer work.

February 16, 2015
U. of Virginia launches an "education accelerator" that could one day grow to become a Consumer Reports for the ed-tech market.

February 16, 2015
A new paper measuring the economic outcomes for students who drop out of community college programs finds that earnings vary based on the number of credits earned and courses taken. 

February 13, 2015
An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.

February 13, 2015
New study shows how a relatively small number of Ph.D. programs dominate hiring for the best faculty positions.

February 13, 2015
Clemson students and professors explain why they are so upset that the university's board refuses to change the name of a prominent campus building. 

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