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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Affirmative Action At Universities In Doubt As US Supreme Court Hears Arguments

The future of affirmative action at public universities appeared in some doubt Wednesday as the Supreme Court justices debated for a second time whether to strike down a race-based admissions policy at the University of Texas.

December 10, 2015

University Offers High-Tech Homework That’s Tailored To Students

Tiffani Harper’s online homework seemed to have a mind of its own. It knew that she learned best by watching videos and detected what topics she struggled to grasp.

November 25, 2015
Delta State University

Professor Fatally Shot At Mississippi University, Campus Locked Down

A professor was shot and killed on Monday at Delta State University in Mississippi, a county coroner said, and the school remained locked down after reports of an active shooter on campus.

September 14, 2015

Four 529 College Savings Traps To Avoid

Here are four traps that can keep you from getting the most out of your 529 college savings account.

August 21, 2015

Colleges Step Up Efforts To Warn Students Of Sex-Abuse, Alcohol ‘Red Zone’

By Kathleen Megan, The Hartford Courant Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits on college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone, and call campus security for escorts if necessary. “Yeah, I’m like very paranoid,” Bazer […]

August 26, 2014

College Students Can Protect Themselves From ‘Triggers’

Supposedly, students at some of our most prestigious universities find themselves confronted with existential challenges. Some are required to read books and watch films that could conceivably upset them emotionally. Hence many campuses are considering “trigger warnings” to alert the more delicate flowers against getting their little feelings hurt. “The warnings,” reports Jennifer Medina in […]

May 21, 2014