Duke University recently decided to assign random roommates for incoming students. Is this silly social engineering or smart policy?
Binge drinking rises during March Madness among male college students who attend schools that made it to the men's basketball tournament. Researchers take a deeper look at the reasons why.
A deal that allows Kaplan University to shed its for-profit status and join Purdue University may represent a new way for troubled for-profit colleges to survive.
A professor of social work who grew up in foster care shines light on programs meant to help former foster youth make it through college.
On the heels of a new report that shows depression and anxiety are the top reasons college students seek counseling, a psychiatry professor lists a variety of factors behind the trend.
Despite claims that college turns students liberal, a new study reveals that students gain more appreciation for both liberal and conservative views during their freshman year.
Each year large numbers of college students drop plans to become engineers or scientists because of poor performance in calculus. A new 'active learning' approach could help turn things around.
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
Unlike the days of old, career and technical education in today's high schools doesn't really prepare students for work. Researchers at Georgetown University explain why CTE must be revamped.
As more "college promise" programs are set up in the United States, researchers will be watching to see which ones do the best job at helping students realize their college dreams.
The story of a six-year-old boy with dyslexia who, with support from friends and teachers, became a successful professor. Now he teaches teachers how to help children like him.
By embracing a style beyond the typical classroom lecture, math education can serve all of our students better.
If it came down to buying a trip or a keepsake, which should you choose?
People in some of the most unequal countries in the world think theirs is the paradigm of meritocracy. Can the data help explain this phenomenon?
Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
College students often believe that double standards exist in society, but not in their own minds.
School leavers, listen up – it's okay not to know what you want to do in life.
The affordability of college has been at the forefront of the presidential campaign, but the real problem is that we're too educated for the jobs available.
When students land on campus, they often have unanswered questions about their reproductive health. One solution: create a massive open online class to teach them about reproductive health.
Female scholars tend to assign more readings from women authors. But then male instructors assign more of their own work.