Scholars discuss topics that are related to Title IX, such as sexual misconduct on college campuses and bans on transgender athletes in high school sports.
An analysis shows that Black students at more racially segregated schools have a greater tendency to turn to the bottle.
Some states fund their public colleges based on how well the schools perform on key metrics. New research raises questions about how that affects outcomes for students from different racial groups.
College science classes often fall short of helping students see connections across subjects. Can a new approach make a difference?
A sociologist took a critical look at the cherished career advice to ‘follow your passion.’ What she found is that this advice often brings unintended consequences.
Despite being the subject of criticism and negative news, business schools do a lot of good for society, a veteran business professor explains in a new book.
Kindergartners who are relatively younger than their classroom peers are at risk for doing less well in school. A clinical psychologist explains how to reduce those problems.
A negative environment dissuades many women engineering students from staying in the field. Can colleges and universities do anything to reverse the trend?
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
An increasing number of college students say they were victims or perpetrators of sexual assault – and that victims were drunk when the assault took place. Are campus drinking environments to blame?
In the first study of its kind, researchers found medication alone has no detectable impact on how much children with ADHD learn in the classroom.
Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim student organizations are rarities at most colleges and universities. An expert delves into why.
Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
Just what does it mean for students to feel as if they “belong” on campus? A researcher weighs in.
The Pell Grant would have to be doubled in order for its purchasing power to be anywhere near what it used to be, a scholar observes.
College savings plans – known as 529s – can be effective for certain families. Still, it pays to know the ins and outs of how the plans work, an expert says.
Often dismissed as ‘horseplay,’ sexual assaults perpetrated by boys athletes against their teammates persist in high school sports, a researcher observes.
Colleges do a poor job of screening applicants for prior history of sexual misconduct in the workplace. A sociologist and a law professor explain how that can change.
As concerns about college students’ mental health continue to rise, a sociology researcher offers tips for college instructors to help students who may be in crisis.