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Positive Partnership: Building Real Projects for Real Life Skills

Classroom-based experiences can help students gain hands-on work experiences and establish themselves as professionals, as well as benefit outside partners.

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How Higher Ed Leaders Can ‘Build Better Internships’

A new Strada Education Foundation report proposes institutional strategies and guiding principles for increasing access to and maximizing the benefits of internships for learners.

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On-Campus Thrift Stores Benefit Planet, Students’ Wallets

College students can think green by donating to and shopping at on-campus clothing pantries, saving money for themselves and their peers.

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Supporting Students With Disabilities in Degree Attainment

Students with disabilities in higher education are less likely to graduate and land full-time employment after college, compared to their peers. A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office highlights solutions colleges can take to better aid these learners.

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Survey: College Students, Recent Grads Feel Confident in Career Prospects

A majority of current and recently graduated students say their college degree improved their career prospects and that they know what employers are looking for.

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Program Innovation: Creating Counseling Capacity for Student Success

For institutions with limited resources looking to support students without hiring staff, experts offer four opportunities for scalable programs.

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Program Innovations: Promoting Success in Student Research

To enhance the student experience and increase access to experiential learning, colleges and universities have gotten creative with undergraduate research experiences.

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Changing the Needs Conversation: Taking the Shame out of Getting Something to Eat

Students with food insecurity often feel shame in seeking assistance, but taking three actions can help reduce and remove this feeling for students, write Jennifer A. King and Michelle Lambert of Kent State University.