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April 16, 2008
Today marks a Day of Remembrance at Virginia Tech, where 32 students and faculty members died April 16, 2007.
April 15, 2008
On matters sexual and soulful, colleges can be divided into two categories, the “spiritual” and the “evangelical” -- the former the domain of hookup culture, the latter of purity culture, according to Donna Freitas, an assistant professor of religion at Boston University and author of the new book, Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses (Oxford University Press).
April 14, 2008
Number of foreign applicants to U.S. graduate programs increased by only 3 percent this year, survey shows, while about a third of schools saw declines.
April 11, 2008
A new book focuses on students who cut themselves -- and write about it for English class.
April 9, 2008
After Georgia proposes a general education framework built around theme of globalization (rather than built up from disciplines), faculty fire concerns about content and procedure.
April 7, 2008
Experts in the field gather at Columbia University to discuss school shooters, student suicides and the law, among other topics.
April 4, 2008
A college's new curriculum is designed for the much-changed student population it now serves -- largely low-income, minority "urban learners" (for lack, but not of trying, of a better term).
April 1, 2008
Graduate school deans and officials from federal funding agencies discuss interventions to improve doctorate completion, while still emphasizing what students learn along the way.
March 31, 2008
20 percent of students don't have coverage -- and even among those who do, college-sponsored health plans vary dramatically in quality of benefits.
March 28, 2008
New survey finds that students largely support limiting the influence of credit card companies on campus.