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A Hunger Strike, Then a Letdown for Undocumented UC Students

The students began their hunger strike Tuesday to urge the University of California Board of Regents to allow them to be employed on campuses. It didn’t work.

Antisemitism Probe of Penn Kicks Off With Document Request

The University of Pennsylvania has two weeks to turn over documents, emails and other communications to a House committee regarding...

House, Senate Republicans Want GAO to Investigate FAFSA Rollout

A group of Republicans in the House and Senate is asking the Government Accountability Office to investigate the Education Department’s...
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How Will Universities Across the Globe Fare in the ‘Year of Elections’?

Countries that are home to about half of the world’s population will hold elections in 2024. Observers consider the role higher education will play in the campaigns and how it might be reshaped by the results.

New Discoveries About a Familiar Black Hole: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Northern Kentucky University Week: Dirk Grupe, associate professor and chair of the department...
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Preparing Undergraduates for Work: 5 Student Ideas

Students at Oregon State University at Cascades will soon run a for-profit snowboard business—the kind of opportunity Student Voice survey respondents say they want. In this infographic, students share other ideas for how their institutions can help them better prepare for the world of work.

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Western Oregon University Adopts New Grading System

D and F grades will be replaced with “no credit” and will not affect students’ GPAs. University leaders say it will raise retention rates; critics say it may lower academic rigor and lead to grade inflation.

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Prioritizing Foster Students’ Success in Higher Ed

Compared to their peers, students who were in the foster care system are less likely to enroll in college or earn a degree. Support programs for former foster youth can help bridge the gap in completion.