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.
Despite his defense of slavery, the former vice president and US senator from South Carolina has been honored with statues and streets, schools and counties. That's finally changing.
At least for now, hundreds of thousands of students can stay in school without facing new hardships.
When it comes to making law enforcement professionals less likely to resort to use of force, higher education goes a long way, research shows.
If a high school doesn't offer advanced coursework, having students take such a class remotely offers a promising alternative.
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.
When Mikey Williams, one of the nation's top high school basketball players, announced that he was thinking about going to a historically black college, the college basketball world paid attention.
In a world beset by a global pandemic, colleges and universities may have to find a way for US students to study abroad without ever leaving American soil.
If fewer students from other countries enroll in US colleges and universities this fall due to COVID-19, the effects would be felt well beyond the campus, an expert warns.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many students thinking about forgoing a year of college. A gap year specialist says many benefits flow from taking the academic break.
With colleges and universities having moved their instruction online due to COVID-19, an ecologist shows how service learning can take place in the virtual world as well.
Trying to land your dream job during the COVID-19 pandemic may be a daunting challenge. Two university-based job coaches offer insights on how to think more long-term.
Sexual harassment could be harder to prove under new regulations released by the Education Department.
Touring a college in person may be out of the question for a while due to COVID-19. Can virtual reality tours fill the void?
Much more than trophies are at stake when colleges recruit football players.
Instead of waiting for a crisis to seek help, new college students should proactively devise plans to ensure their mental health and well-being, a psychologist says.
Although jobs are being cut due to COVID-19-related business closures, there are still clever ways to secure meaningful work experience this summer, an internship specialist says.
Before you nag your college-age child to pull their own weight, consider the circumstances they face during the COVID-19 pandemic, advises the author of a book on college students.
The COVID-19 outbreak presents many opportunities for students to develop needed solutions to real-life problems, says a researcher overseeing school project to produce personal protective equipment.
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, or SNCC, traces its lineage to students who learned from a 'second curriculum' at historically black colleges and universities, a historian recounts.