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The gate at the entrance to the UC Berkeley campus, with a handful of people cycling and walking beneath it.

Israeli Speaker Canceled, Event Evacuated at UC Berkeley

Violent pro-Palestinian protests prompted officials to shut down a talk by an Israeli lawyer.

Students at Goucher College work in a well-lit room at individual desks on their laptops.

Academic Success Tip: A Course to Improve Academics of Students on Probation

Leaders at Goucher College created a new course to help students struggling academically to engage in effective learning strategies and increase their cumulative GPAs.

Four students walk down a flight of stairs smiling and holding school supplies.

Transfers on the Rise

A new report shows the number of students transferring grew last fall, especially among disadvantaged groups, a tentatively hopeful sign to higher ed experts.

University of Montana Missoula summer campus scene showing University Hall and a portrait of Leslie Webb, vice provost of student success

New on the Job: Q&A With Leslie Webb, University of Montana

Webb discusses her first year as vice provost for student success and campus life at the University of Montana at Missoula and her vision moving forward.

Three stills from a video showing Jonathan Roth allegedly grabbing the hand of a student who tried to block his phone camera.

Professors Evacuated, Put on Leave in Hectic Pro-Palestine Protest

When the director of Jewish studies at one California State University campus visited another to speak on Israel and Palestine, things went awry.

A student texts while working on homework at a desk

Texting to Get Tutoring in Students’ Hands

Students in English and math courses at Moorpark College weren’t using tutoring services, but now they can text their tutor to get help at their fingertips. The initiative has increased engagement with tutoring and raised passing rates in the participating courses.

A student gets guidance from a professional during a virtual meeting.

Report: Elements of Success in Online Education

Fully online degree programs have the opportunity to serve today’s learners, but they must remain grounded in the best practices of learning and student support. A report from CHEPP identifies seven areas of focus.

Facial portrait of a young man with a network of lines on his face intended to depict ingredients for a facial recognition scan.

Facial Recognition Heads to Class. Will Students Benefit?

Innovators plow forward with this technology in a largely unregulated ecosystem. Ethicists and a new National Academies report urge caution.