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Academic Success Tip: Set Student Expectations for a Course

Starting off the semester on a high note requires that students understand course and classroom expectations. Professors can get the message across with these strategies.

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Professors Bust Myths in Tech Shopping

Many students are unaware of the hidden costs of higher education. Professors can help make college affordable by providing insight into the educational program and the needed equipment for the program.

Fisk Students Protest New Payment Policy

Fisk University students are protesting a policy that will drop students from the rolls after Sept. 8 if they have...
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Talkin’ ’Bout Their Generation

They might not be preternaturally savvy, but at least the kids are all right, Alex Small writes.

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Serving Students Beyond the 9-5

Colleges and universities look to increase the availability of campus services by changing staff hours and working locations. What is driving this trend and how can department heads decide what works best?

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Conference Realignment Poses Threats to Big-Time Sports

As the Atlantic Coast Conference snags Stanford and Berkeley, dealing potential death blow to Pac-12, could selfishness of sports powers raise legal and tax issues?

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Academic Success Tip: Adapt In-Class Presentation Models

To help alleviate student anxieties and accommodate English language learners, a Villanova University professor allows students to prerecord their final presentations. As a result, students have performed better and embraced more dynamic and engaging styles.

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A New Home for New College of Florida Émigrés

When conservative leaders took over Florida’s only public liberal arts institution, Hampshire College officials knew they had to help. Now they’re welcoming the first cohort of New College defectors.