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North Carolina Forces Changes to Accreditation

A new law will require public institutions to change accreditors every cycle. Passed quietly with no debate, the bill follows similar legislation passed in Florida.

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Showcasing Solutions for Better Campus Discourse

At a gathering focused on pluralism, academics, nonprofit leaders and college administrators assess the state of campus discourse and spotlight steps to improve it.

Virginia Disputes Claim That It Underfunded an HBCU

The government of the commonwealth of Virginia is pushing back against a claim by the federal government that it underfunded...

Scores of N.Y. Colleges Waive Application Fees in October

During the month of October, students applying to public as well as private colleges and universities in New York will...

Claudia Goldin Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Harvard University economist Claudia Goldin has won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for having advanced our understanding of...

The Debate on Exercise for Weight Loss: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute : Donald M. Lamkin, assistant professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the University of...
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A Call for Cognitive Kindness

Drawing lessons from cognitive psychology, we must transform our courses and university structures to be more kind to students’ minds, Karen Yu writes.

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Academic Success Tip: Promote Meaningful Online Peer Connections

Online learners face additional challenges in connecting with professors and peers. Here are two ways to involve and engage remote students.