Families and students need a clear understanding of what makes a college affordable for their enrollment decisions.
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A researcher examines how consumers use a federal list of the most and least affordable colleges in the US.
Waivers don’t automatically mean students give up rights.
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A legal expert explores the limitations of COVID-19 liability waivers some colleges are asking students to sign.
Can a college course help students understand people of different races?
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Many Americans want to become more open to people of other races but don't know how. A professor in Colorado shares what works in her sociology class.
Students who attend racially diverse colleges benefit socially.
Students can better see their commonality with others when they attend colleges that enroll students from diverse backgrounds, research shows.
Rice University will hold some classes in outdoor tents this fall.
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Holding classes inside college classrooms puts students and faculty members at risk. A handful of colleges and universities are finding innovative ways to hold classes outdoors.
Online classes that require cameras to stay on may pose challenges for students.
Lack of privacy is a top concern for students required to log on to online courses, a scholar argues.
Definition of harassment is now more narrow.
An analysis of thousands of tweets show the obstacles that hinder people from reporting sexual assault and harassment on campus.
Unveiling of a statue of Richard T. Greener, the first Black professor at the University of South Carolina, in 2018.
As momentum builds to remove statutes that pay homage to Confederates and others who sought to uphold white supremacy, a historian explores questions about what should be erected in their place.
COVID-19 has caused colleges to spend more to cope with the pandemic.
An enrollment specialist explains why colleges can or can't charge less for tuition amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced many to hold their classes online.
Chinese universities have risen in prestige.
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A loss of Chinese students from the US – and the US$15 billion they spend on tuition – could have serious repercussions for American colleges and universities.
Diversity and inclusion training is often ineffective and short-lived.
In response to anti-racism protests, many colleges plan to implement diversity training. Research shows it's a waste of time.
Latinx students majoring in business are underrepresented in higher education.
Not many Latino students major in business. A researcher explores the reasons why.
The world of college athletics promises many opportunities to young players, but at what cost?
When college athletes practice or play, they're really performing work. But are they able to speak up when the work conditions threaten their health? And what happens when they do?
Cybercriminals view colleges as high-value targets.
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As colleges and universities strive to protect their campuses from COVID-19, they must also pay attention to cyberattacks that target sensitive data, a cybersecurity expert warns.
College students should weigh their health insurance options if they take in-person classes this fall.
COVID-19 cases among college students are inevitable. If you're a college student – or the parent of one – you need to know who's going to foot the bill if they get sick.
Women of color rarely ascend to positions of leadership in higher education.
Women of color are woefully underrepresented in leadership positions in higher education. What will it take to turn things around?
COVID-19 has altered nearly every aspect of higher education.
From graduation ceremonies and sports to research and instruction, COVID-19 is changing the face of higher education. Here, three university presidents share their thoughts on what the future holds.
Will protests on campus look different after COVID-19?
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A 2018 study found that Black activist students were less likely to get a response to their college inquiries. A sociologist discusses whether the protests of 2020 will do anything to change that.
Remote learning can be used for more than just education at home.
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If a high school doesn't offer advanced coursework, having students take such a class remotely offers a promising alternative.
California State University schools have ruled out in-person classes for this fall.
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Opening colleges and universities for in-person instruction this fall could be risky, but so could going online. A higher education funding expert explains why.