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Students face President Mary Dana Hinton on stage in the Hollins University Rathskellar.

President Soothes Student Stress with Stories

To support students’ mental health near finals at Hollins University, President Mary Dana Hinton created a bedtime stories event, reading to attendees from familiar children’s books over snacks.

Western Illinois Seesaws on Diversity Scholarship

Western Illinois University is reinstating scholarships for incoming students of color that it scrapped earlier this month in response to...

Hawai‘i Community College Pays Ransom After Data Breach

In a rare move, a community college announced it has paid a ransom to hackers after data from roughly 28,000...

NCF Recruiting Bonuses Raise Legal Questions

New College of Florida interim president Richard Corcoran offered $5,000 bonuses to staff members who hit an enrollment target of...
A student uses IUPUI's VR headset and joysticks to practice public speaking.

Program Launch: Virtual Reality Pilot Hones Students’ Public Speaking

A pilot program this year at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis uses virtual reality headsets to refine students’ speaking skills and presentation ability and to soothe communication anxiety.

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UNC Board Changes Admissions, Hiring Policies on Race

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to prohibit the institution from considering race...
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Selective Admissions on Trial

The Supreme Court decision on affirmative action is yet another reminder that emulating Harvard is—and always has been—a fool’s errand, John R. Thelin and Richard W. Trollinger write.

Women Assaulted by Larry Nassar Sue Michigan State Over Vote by Board

Women who were assaulted by former doctor Larry Nassar announced a new suit against Michigan State University on Thursday, over...