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Assessing the Lethality of Domestic Violence Offenders: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Durant Frantzen, department chair and professor of criminology and criminal justice at Texas A&M University...
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Report: Online Education Completion Lags Behind Face-to-Face Instruction

The University of Florida’s Institute of Higher Education found students who enroll in exclusively online degree programs were less likely to complete a degree than peers who enrolled in some face-to-face courses. But certain actions can help promote online learning success.


3 Questions for Coursera’s Julia Dallos

A conversation with a midcareer ed-tech professional.

$100M Gift Will Build Endowment Pool for 37 HBCUs

The United Negro College Fund, which represents private historically Black colleges and universities, received $100 million from the Lilly Endowment...
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Gaming the Student Visa System

As international recruitment markets shift to South Asia, some colleges are swamped with fake applications and last-minute transfers. Is the system too easy to exploit?

Students and a chaplain at Sacred Heart University

Catholic College Fully Embraces LGBTQ+ Students’ Needs

Sacred Heart University in Connecticut is one of a few Catholic institutions to establish an LGBTQ+ students’ center and hire a manager of LGBTQ+ affairs.

Students pose on the wings of small airplanes at California Baptist University's flight facility near Riverside, Calif.

Positive Partnership: Pilot Scholarship Program Brings URM Students to New Heights

California Baptist University signed an agreement with Alaska Airlines to provide scholarship dollars for aspiring pilots from underrepresented backgrounds, establishing a talent pipeline into aviation.

The Covert U.S. ‘War on Terror’ in Somalia: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Jason C. Mueller, assistant professor of sociology at Kennesaw State University, examines one example of...