Student-athletes can now seek to make money from their name, image and likeness. But there are risks, a college sports expert warns.
When white philanthropists made large gifts to these schools in the 19th century and early 20th century, many insisted upon a vocational focus for Black higher ed.
The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
A new school proposed by music moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine seeks to provide students with practical skills they can apply in entertainment and other fields. Is this a new model for education?
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.
‘White fragility’ plays a strong role in denying Black high school students valedictorian or salutatorian status.
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.
A researcher on youth organizing presents her evidence for how critical race theory benefits students and society.
Under a proposal from a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative, the federal government would collect data on student economic outcomes.
After completing a hands-on STEM program, students in Los Angeles were more likely to draw scientists as people of color or themselves instead of stereotypical white men in lab coats.
A select group of charter schools have adopted a “no-excuses” philosophy. A forthcoming book shines the light on the drawbacks of that approach.
New research shows an ambitious state plan to broaden diversity at public universities is missing the mark when it comes to flagship universities.
Professors of color are few and far between at America’s business schools. Hidden obstacles in the search process help explain why.
While writing can be a challenge, so can finding the motivation to revise one’s work. A motivation specialist explains how to overcome the reluctance to take the first draft to the next level.
Students of color are largely missing out on paid internships working for lawmakers on Capitol Hill, new research has found.
A proposed ‘historic’ investment in schools that serve low-income children would also give the federal government more power over America’s schools, a political scientist argues.
Student loan debt can affect not only the financial health of recent grads but also their mental and emotional health. Three scholars weigh in on the greater costs student loans can have on borrowers.
Despite bleak employment outlooks, college graduates can take some simple steps to boost their chances of finding a job, a veteran career services counselor says.