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An $84 Million Gift for Penn Arts & Sciences

The University of Pennsylvania has received an $83.9 million gift from alumnus Dr. Roy Vagelos and his wife, Diana, to...
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Eliminating Early Decision Is Not the Answer

Ending ED isn’t the way to improve access, Robert Massa and Bill Conley write.

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Scaling Up: Boot Camp Helps Diversify Rising Advertising and PR Talent

A program originating at the University of Georgia that has attracted students at 24 higher ed institutions trains the next generation of advertising and public relations leaders.


Can an Academic Discipline Exhaust Itself?

Has U.S. history as an innovative field of academic research reached an endpoint? If so, where should junior scholars go from here?

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In Defense of the Morality of Citation

Giving credit where it’s due is a moral issue, Susan D. Blum writes.

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Governor Proposes ‘Bold’ Plan to Restructure Pennsylvania Higher Ed

The proposal calls for a sweeping overhaul of the state system as part of an initiative focused on workforce development and shoring up 25 public institutions.

The Week in Admissions News

Brown adopts need-blind admission for international students; undocumented families are locked out of FAFSA; Canada limits number of student visas. 

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Why Did the Cal State Strike End After Just 1 Day?

California State University’s systemwide strike quickly ended with a tentative agreement. Some faculty members are urging a no vote on what union leaders say is an “excellent” deal.