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A Challenge to Close the Gender Gap in Economics

An experiment to encourage more women undergraduates to study economics produced mixed results but raised awareness of gender disparities in the field.

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Data-Based Decisions Tip: Removing Barriers to Completion With Policy Revision

To boost completion rates among students, the University of California, Irvine, used data to work collaboratively with institutional divisions to reimagine major-change policies.

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Leadership Academy Provides Access, Equity in Career Development

Semester-long program for disproportionately impacted students at Ohlone College in California offers job experience and career preparation skills.

Court Upholds University of North Texas Tuition Practices for Dreamers

The University of North Texas can continue to charge out-of-state students a higher tuition rate than undocumented students living in...
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Student Wellness Tip: Incorporate Mindfulness Into a First-Year Seminar

Faculty and staff at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis added a four-week mindfulness training to their seminar courses, giving students practical tips for managing stress and learning gratitude.

The Triton Transfer Hub at the University of California, San Diego

Success Program Launch: A Transfer’s One Stop

The Triton Transfer Hub at the University of California, San Diego, offers transfer students a place to engage with peers, study and get assistance as they navigate their new campus.

Chanit'a Holmes, pictured at the Virginia Tech campus in a yellow cardigan.

Academic Alerts Are a Mixed Bag For Students

Lots of institutions have systems for informing students of their performance in class. New research indicates the positive effects of these “nudges” dwindle over the course of a semester.

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Student Wellness Tip: 4 Ways to Work With Athletes

Student athletes often struggle with mental health challenges but are reluctant to seek help. These strategies can help provide students with the resources they need, when they need them.