Colleges throughout the nation are beset with problems of alcohol and hazing on campus.
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Colleges and universities have banned fraternities from campus to stave off problem drinking and hazing incidents. But a researcher says those problems are deeper than any campus ban can solve.
A proposal to increase the Pell Grant award amount could help restore the grant’s original purchasing power when it was created in 1972.
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A proposal to double the value of Pell Grants for college students could finally start to restore their value to what they were when they were created back in 1972.
Student loan debt is approaching the $1.5 trillion mark.
The income-based repayment plan that lets borrowers pay back student loans based on their salaries is in jeopardy. The problem? The program proved too popular.
Breaking homework assignments down into smaller parts makes it easier to complete.
When it comes to completing homework, getting organized and celebrating small victories along the way is key, an expert on learning strategies says.
A federal judge ruled that Harvad can continue to use race as one of many factors in its admission decisions.
Tuesday's ruling in the Harvard affirmative action case allows colleges to use race in their admission decisions. A legal scholar offers insights into how long before race won't be needed.
California lawmakers have approved a bill that would enable college athletes to get paid endorsements.
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California's legislature has approved a bill that would let college athletes get paid endorsements. A sociologist explains what the measure would mean for the players.
Textbook prices could rise higher if a planned textbook company merger goes through.
A proposed merger between two of America's largest textbook companies could lead to problems that go well beyond price hikes, a scholar on textbooks and digital learning warns.
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.