Akibo Watson, Corinne Fischer, Ashley Berlot and Jarrett Sannerud, second-year neuroscience students at Binghamton University, preparing reagents for team’s Parkinson disease project.
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While undergraduates rarely get serious research experience during their first year of college, some faculty are working to change that. A scholar says the new approach could boost diversity in STEM.
President Obama sought to make the United States the most college-educated nation in the world by 2020.
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
Research conflicts over how graduates of historically black colleges fare in the job market.
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities make more than peers who went to other schools, according to new findings that refute prior research that showed they suffer a 'wage penalty.'
College students are seeking mental health treatment on campus at record levels.
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A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
Research shows that students who take detailed notes do better in class.
Looking to earn good grades? Good notes could help, an expert says.
About 1 in 10 student loan borrowers default on their student loans.
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.
Stanford will most likely have to pay a new higher ed tax.
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The IRS estimates that up to 40 privately run schools may be affected by this measure in the 2017 tax reform package.
Some college rankings focus on how students fare after graduation.
A higher education scholar explains how he came to oversee a set of college rankings meant to take a different tact than the more popular rankings from US News & World Report.
Textbook prices are taking a toll on student finances.
Textbook prices are causing many college students to forego the books they need for class, putting their grades in peril and leading many to miss out on certain courses, research shows.
College rankings often take student caliber into account, an analysis shows.
College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
Extra education has been shown to pay off in the long run.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
Keeping sight of the reasons you’re in college helps stave off burnout.
Going to college can be a stressful experience that takes a toll on students' health and well-being. A higher education specialist offers tips to keep the stress at bay.
Private college students graduate at higher rates, government statistics show.
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The 'free college' proposals being floated by 2020 presidential candidates don't include private colleges. A higher education scholar asks why, especially since privates have higher graduation rates.
White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 11, 2017.
A Holocaust scholar discusses what she learned from reaching out to alt-right students and capturing their reflections on the white nationalist Charlottesville rally of 2017.
The 2020 Democratic candidates all have a plan to eliminate student debt.
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An economist takes a critical look at a proposal to tax Wall Street to pay off the nation's student debt.
Washington state has passed a measure to cover college tuition for students from low- and moderate-income families.
A new law in Washington state that makes college mostly free for many students is meant to prepare more residents from the state for jobs in the local economy. Whether it will work remains to be seen.
Left: Robert Smith. Right (clockwise from left): Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Jay-Z, LeBron James and Nicki Minaj.
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A recent gift by billionaire Robert Smith to pay off the student loans of 2019 graduates of Morehouse points to the potential of America's black elite to pay off all black students' college loans.
Adriana Briscoe, in the greenhouse with a blue morpho, University of California, Irvine, June 2019.
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A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
Bill Gates looks to his wife Melinda as they are interviewed in Kirkland, Washington, in February 2019.
A political scientist warns that a new lobbying initiative launched by Bill and Melinda Gates could harm US higher education.
Kevin Porter, Jr., of USC, is introduced prior to the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
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For many professional athletes, leaving their troubled neighborhoods for better resourced prep schools paved the way for success.