Math and Science Brain Drain?

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U.S. spends billions to educate growing number of students in technical fields, but problems remain, study finds.

Another Women's College Will Admit Men

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Blue Mountain College announced last week that it would admit men to all of its programs, starting in January.

The Mississippi college was founded in 1873 as a women's institution, but since 1956, it has admitted men as students if they are preparing for the ministry or are enrolled in non-degree programs. Blue Mountain is run by the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Understanding Independent Students

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A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.

Reaching Students With Learning Disabilities

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Landmark College and five community colleges will work to develop strategies that can be used by many institutions.

Demographic Challenges

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At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.

Loyola's Post-Katrina Strategy

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He never slept much.

But lately, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, president of Loyola University in New Orleans, has been getting only about three hours a night. "I’m not much of a worrier," he said. “But once I start thinking about things, I can’t just roll over.” And he’s had plenty to think about. He’s been crossing the country -- 16 cities in about 40 days -- meeting with alumni clubs, parents, and displaced students, assuring them that the doors will reopen in late January.

Disabilities and the Medical Student

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Medical schools' technical standards complicate the legal picture for the institutions and students alike.

ISO Answers on Minority Graduate Enrollments

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Universities share ideas, but no sure solutions, for luring bringing more black and Hispanic Americans into science fields.

Filled to the Brim

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The biggest campuses -- those in the 50,000 student range -- are self-conscious about their size.

The Missing Black Men

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City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.


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