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Three women stand with signs. One red sign features scissors and reads, “These cuts won’t heal.”

Long Wait Lists for Introductory English at City College of San Francisco

Some faculty and students say the community college isn’t offering enough sections of the often required course, leading to program completion delays and frustration.

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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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National Science Foundation Expands Mentoring Requirements to Bolster STEM Pipeline

Under a newly adopted policy, the independent federal agency now requires mentoring plans for all graduate students involved in NSF-funded research projects.

Unexpected Benefits of Projects in the Humanities: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Benefits of Project-Based Learning Week: Ryan Madan, associate professor of...

More Project-Based Learning Is Better: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Benefits of Project-Based Learning Week: Kimberly LeChasseur, senior research and...

Maximizing Learning Through High-Impact Practices: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Benefits of Project-Based Learning Week: Kris Wobbe, associate professor in...
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Report: Grade Inflation Highlighted in Developmental Course Placement

A new study from ACT finds students who completed high school during the COVID-19 pandemic were placed in developmental courses more often, despite holding similar GPAs to their peers who entered college before 2019.

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Positive Partnership: Streamlining and Speeding Up Transfer Completion

A partnership between George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College promotes timely degree completion among two-year college students through a seamless transfer process with guaranteed admission.