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Dissertation Advisers and Their Motives

Professors need to ask themselves why they seek to supervise the work of Ph.D. students, and whose interests are being served, writes Heather Dubrow.

Blind Students and Health Professions

Iowa Supreme Court rules that chiropractic college cannot reject a student's request to meet requirements for analyzing X-rays through a reader.

Liberal But Tolerant

Controversial survey of political climate at University of Colorado finds (to no one's surprise) that conservatives are in the minority, but also found that 96 percent of students believe their instructors promote respectful classroom environments.

Expulsion Presumed

Colleges facing criticism over their handling of sexual assault allegations debate whether the best policy is to automatically kick out those found guilty.

OCR in the Hot Seat

A heated Congressional exchange raises the question: does the U.S. government need more power to hold colleges accountable for handling sexual assault cases, or has it already overstepped its authority?

Mean Tweets, Academic Style

Professors read barbed student reviews, in a Jimmy Kimmel joke transplanted to academe by a student newspaper.

Digital Feedback

As colleges turn to vendors for help on retention services, one company offers a way to give positive feedback to students.

Focusing on the Grad Student

New handbook on advising sheds light on the more personal, human aspects of the process.