Kasia Kovacs

Kasia Kovacs is Inside Higher Ed's fall 2016 reporting intern. She is a graduate student at the University of Missouri, where she’s studying investigative journalism. She covered the Mizzou campus protests while working at a projects reporter for the Columbia Missourian. She has also worked for Investigative Editors and Reporters, the American Press Institute and the Kansas City Star. She graduated in 2013 from William Jewell College, where she studied English literature and wrote for the Hilltop Monitor.

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Most Recent Articles

December 7, 2016
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
December 6, 2016
Focus on any single labor market metric to judge colleges’ outcomes will create flawed policy, but a mix of such measures can help evaluate institutions’ performance, scholarly study finds.
December 5, 2016
In the past month, 128 cases of mumps were reported at the University of Missouri on the Columbia campus -- one of a handful of U.S. colleges facing outbreaks during the worst year for mumps in the past decade. As of Nov. 5, 2,879 people were infected by mumps in 45 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more than double the reported mumps infections in 2015.
December 1, 2016
A new report finds that university administrators aim to intimidate and censor content of student news organizations, violating basic principles of press freedom.
November 29, 2016
Earlier this month, the University of California, San Diego, laid off its entire theater production staff: 21 employees employed by the Department of Theatre and Dance.
November 23, 2016
In an unprecedented move, the state of Idaho decided to automatically admit all high school graduates to its public universities. Enrollment rose.
November 22, 2016
Universities, even with slim data, are not waiting for slow-moving government policy to help hungry college students.
November 17, 2016
Leading critics and supporters of the for-profit college industry gathered on a panel at the Cato Institute Wednesday to discuss the sector's future of under President-elect Donald Trump. The six panelists agreed on one point: nobody really knows what to expect, given Trump’s unpredictability.
November 17, 2016
Many have fears about meeting monthly obligations, study finds.
November 14, 2016
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.


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