Tuition hikes can change the racial and ethnic makeup of a college campus.
Whenever tuition rises at nonselective four-year colleges and universities, racial and ethnic diversity within the student body declines, researchers have found.
Most mental illnesses begin before or during young adulthood, and a quarter of young Canadians have both a mood or anxiety disorder and a substance-abuse problem.
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs gives Howard University’s commencement speech in 2014.
While hip-hop is often viewed through its problematic elements, Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough explains why rap artists are ideal commencement speakers.
Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how.
How peers perform in college can affect student mental health.
When students attend a college where the student body is academically weaker than the one where they went to high school, they are more likely to show symptoms of depression, new research finds.
Bernie Williams, right, a women’s advocate in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, embraces Carmen Paterson while testifying at the final day of hearings at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, in Richmond, B.C., on April 8, 2018.
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University "Indigenization" efforts using Massive Open Online Courses promise to reach wide audiences. They also raise critical questions about how to embody Indigenous ways of knowing and relating.
New research shows double majors have a big competitive advantage in one critical area.
New research shows double majors beat their peers in one critical way that makes them more attractive to employers. Colleges may have to adapt to that reality to help their graduates compete.
Racist behaviour in universities manifests itself in nuanced and covert ways.
Through their commitments to, and dependence on, professional education and multidisciplinary research, universities have skin in the epistemic game.
It’s time to (do more than) talk about knowledge. Universities must take leadership in helping develop students capacity to recognise different kinds of knowledge and work flexibly.
In the Final Four of College Chess, most of the players come from abroad.
The Final Four of College Chess may not generate as much buzz as college basketball's Final Four, but proponents says its competitors represent top talent with highly coveted critical thinking skills.
China’s Xi and Trump look on as U.S. and Chinese business leaders sign trade deals.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
University of Pennsylvania players celebrate winning the 2018 Ivy League title as fans storm the court.
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Taking part in the NCAA tournament tends to make a bigger difference for public universities that garner relatively few donations.
So how will the students rate their professor when the class is over?
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In many European universities and specialized schools, professors are now being assessed by their students. While this has long been standard in the United States, many issues can arise.
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Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
A hard working ethic can make students stand out for the wrong reasons.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
Work hard, read your books, and university will be a breeze…or will it?
Social class plays a huge role in people's experiences of accessing and succeeding in higher education.
Australian universities perform well despite being squeezed of public funds.
The benefits of university are clear and measurable, but we can do more with constructive reform.
Acutely aware of class inequality and social injustice, Hardy was also a notable advocate of access to Higher Education.
Employers’ changing demands for workers with higher education raises legitimate questions about how suitable current higher education is as preparation for employment.
Practical ways forward for higher education policy reform include fixing the dysfunctional relationship between higher and vocational education or government-sponsored analysis of the future of work.
Teaching in Paris in the 14th century (Grandes Chroniques de France).
Affirming that teaching is a science is tantamount to legitimating the forms of violence that are based on the affirmation of “truths”. Instead, it is a coupling of the activities of a subject-learner and a subject-intervener.