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April 2, 2010
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education should encourage colleges and universities to use what has in the past been a controversial method to determine whether their athletics programs are in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal panel urged in a report released Thursday.
March 31, 2010
When a major earthquake hit Haiti in January, two University of Florida graduate students, Jon Bougher and Roman Safiullin, were in a small town not far from the epicenter, shooting footage for their master’s thesis about two aid workers.
March 30, 2010
WASHINGTON – Thinking that a trip to a developing country might be a break from the TV commercials, Web ads and billboards that institutions like the University of Phoenix and Devry University use to build their brands and recruit students? Think again.
March 26, 2010
When Keivan Stassun arrived at Vanderbilt University’s department of physics and astronomy in 2003 as an assistant professor, he saw neighboring, historically black Fisk University as an obvious collaborator. The two institutions are two miles apart in Nashville. “Look, we have two good things here and they’re practically touching," he recalls thinking. "There must be something we can do with what we’ve got.”
March 25, 2010
When asked to pick the “hottest” freshman to represent them for a Web site’s contest earlier this month, the students of Wellesley College couldn’t help but be disappointed and, frankly, offended.
March 23, 2010
What the new legislation means for students, campus health centers and medical schools.
March 22, 2010
Analysis considers reasons for the continuing (if shrinking) gender gap.
March 16, 2010
Of all the things Cornell University wants to be known for, suicide isn’t among them. And yet, after years of trying to shake the image that it’s a “suicide school,” as one official called it Monday, recent deaths have made it difficult not to associate the upstate New York institution with an above-average suicide rate.
March 12, 2010
Prominent voices look to in-the-classroom residencies and colleges of education to reshape how teachers are taught to teach.
March 11, 2010
A year after politicians and pundits started talking about three-year degrees, more colleges are starting programs or considering them.