Colleges and universities are using therapy dogs as a low-cost way to improve their students’ mental health.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.
Student loan debt has long been considered a drag on the economy. But will canceling it actually do much to spur spending? An economist weighs in.
Multiple difficult childhood experiences can lead to depression and anxiety during college, research has found. Lack of support often makes things worse.
A single Tweet the day before she took over as dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University has led to calls for Phylicia Rashad’s ouster. A scholar on college deans weighs in on what’s next.
Higher education in the US has been faulted for not requiring students to read and write enough. But is that criticism justified? New research raises doubts.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
The federal government has temporarily widened eligibility for food assistance to more students. Two scholars argue this needs to be made permanent and be accompanied with an awareness campaign.
Shutting down sports teams can save schools millions of dollars but create longer-term challenges for enrollment, fundraising and campus life.
Just because learning is remote in many places doesn’t mean teachers can’t build more meaningful relationships with their students, a researcher who has examined the issue suggests.
Anti-Black bias and lack of teacher referrals are keeping Black students out of gifted school programs, a scholar suggests.
Three women of color with Ph.D.s weigh in on their experience being in the academic field.
For the first time since 1994, incarcerated individuals can get federal aid to pay for college. A prison education scholar explains how higher education helps those who have run afoul of the law.
At Northern Kentucky University, students award grants to nonprofits in need. A study found that the program is paying off in other ways as well.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
Ethnic studies were born out of resistance. Now, the courses often face resistance themselves – from white students. Is making these classes mandatory the way to go? A scholar weighs in.
Universities have seen widespread COVID-19 outbreaks this fall. Now students are preparing to travel for the holiday, and public health officials are worried.
Findings add to growing concerns about the wage gap between men and women – as well as a gap between Asians and whites.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn’t the same in every seat.
Both university and government policy-makers need to re-tool their messaging to students about off-campus socializing to shape more positive mental health and COVID-19 outcomes.