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A photograph of protesting students holding signs on the University of Alabama at Birmingham's campus.

As Alabama Republicans Target DEI, They Propose ‘Gag Order’ on Professors

Free speech groups and students have raised alarm about a bill that flew through the state’s Senate last week and awaits action in the House.

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Game-Changing Access to Academic Materials in Prison

Doing research on JSTOR is a routine part of many students’ college experience. Now that opportunity is available to hundreds of thousands of incarcerated people.

A student wearing a backpack walks in a field.

The Economic Returns of a Rural Education

A recent report argues rural-serving institutions offer meaningful benefits to their students, including quicker times to degree and lower prices.

Photo of San Francisco Skyline, Sheryl Davis and several HBCU logos

Could an HBCU Be Coming to California?

San Francisco city officials and civil rights advocates are hoping to establish a historically Black satellite campus in the Bay Area.

The Weber State University W logo is painted on a rock in purple, displayed in front of a snowy campus

Student Success Champion: Q&A With Yudi Vargas Lewis, Weber State University

As Weber State Looks to become an HSI, Lewis talks about the university’s strategies and goals to serve a greater number of Hispanic and Latino students.

A group of undocumented students hold protest signs. One yells into a bullhorn.

A Hunger Strike, Then a Letdown for Undocumented UC Students

The students began their hunger strike Tuesday to urge the University of California Board of Regents to allow them to be employed on campuses. It didn’t work.

Arizona State, Northwestern, Yale Face Investigation for Alleged Bias

The U.S. Education Department has added four more colleges and universities to its list of institutions under investigation for possible...
A photograph of seven demonstrators holding signs in a building as someone walks by. One sign says "Protect Pro-Palestine Activism" and another says "Stop Silencing Activism for Palestinians."

MLA Delegates Pass Motion Defending Pro-Palestine Speech

A leading opponent of the statement said it represented “an organizational pivot to anti-Zionism.”