Time spent mentoring students is often ignored when it comes to faculty salary and promotion decisions.
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If colleges want to address systemic racism within their institutions, they can start by crediting female faculty members of color for work that gets overlooked. A group of higher ed researchers explains how.
Donations channeled through DAFs follow different patterns than for overall charitable giving.
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Little comprehensive research about what the charitable accounts, known as DAFs, are supporting has been conducted until now.
Declines in the enrollment of international students span all fields of study.
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The US has experienced a record decline in the number of international students. How long will the trend continue? An international education scholar weighs in.
Career technical education courses are linked to higher rates of school engagement for high schoolers from low-income backgrounds.
Students from low-income backgrounds fare better when they are able to take career and technical classes in STEM, new research shows.
Video games are part of a multibillion-dollar industry in which lucrative employment opportunities abound.
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A former video game executive offers advice on how to land a job in the industry.
An entrepreneurial mindset can help arts and humanities majors succeed in the gig economy.
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Teaching entrepreneurial skills is a staple in business schools. But it can benefit all students – including majors in engineering, agriculture and even the arts.
Hiring managers often prefer nondegree credentials from top universities over credit-bearing certificates from for-profit institutions.
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Enrollment in online courses surged during the pandemic. An expert on online learning behaviors shares what to do before, during and after taking a course in order to reap the most benefits.
College expenses determined by net price calculators can vary by an average of $5,700.
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Net price calculators – online tools meant to estimate what students will actually pay for college – can produce varying results for students in similar economic situations, researchers find.
More than half of the top 250 U.S. colleges and universities offer legacy admissions.
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Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
Immigrant students worry that minor school infractions could lead to deportation.
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Researchers say educators told them that immigrant students are sometimes made to believe they will be deported. Why? One reason is educators didn’t want them to drag down their school’s test scores.
Some colleges and universities may be using AI technology to help teach their students.
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A futurist who focuses on education technology says artificial intelligence is slowly making human professors less vital to colleges and universities.
Marijuana use among college students during the pandemic reached record highs, data show.
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In their quest to feel high and relax, college students who use marijuana may be setting themselves back, research consistently shows.
First-generation college students have less ‘college knowledge’ than students whose parents went to college.
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An expert on ‘college knowledge’ suggests strategies to boost your chances of getting into your dream school.
High school athletes from wealthy backgrounds are more likely to play sports in college.
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Students who come from families that are more well-off financially have an advantage in their quest to become a college athlete, researchers have found.
College basketball player Paige Bueckers, right, of the Connecticut Huskies, has over 900,000 followers on Instagram as of September 2021.
Women college athletes face far more limited career prospects than men. The NCAA’s new endorsement rules may help level the playing field when it comes to making money from their athletic ability.
Financial concerns are a big barrier for students wishing to apply to graduate school.
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When colleges and universities provide better funding for Ph.D. students, more students –especially students of color – apply.
Colleges that let their athletes use their school brand for paid endorsements may appeal more to new recruits.
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A sports management scholar weighs in on whether college athletes can appear in their school’s swag while promoting various products.
Therapy dogs are an effective way to reduce stress among college students.
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Colleges and universities are using therapy dogs as a low-cost way to improve their students’ mental health.
Schools in predominantly Black communities receive less funding, even though Black homeowners pay higher tax rates.
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A school finance expert and an education law scholar make the case for why reparations should be paid to African Americans by changing the way schools are funded.
Vulnerable devices and systems are targets.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.