When people hear the term ‘liberal arts,’ it may sound like a phrase with political overtones. A scholar of literature explains why that’s wrong and takes a closer look at its origin and meaning.
While it’s widely believed that Howard University came to be known as “The Mecca” in the 1960s, new evidence shows the nickname is more than half a century older than that.
Shelter dogs get a new shot at life through a college course that teaches them how to be faithful companions once again.
Forming study groups and reaching out to professors can greatly improve a first-year student’s chances for success.
College students can benefit from not taking math courses in their freshman year, new research shows.
Three legal experts weigh in on what the Supreme Court’s ban on race in college admissions means for students, colleges and universities, and the nation’s future.
‘Affinity’ graduations have drawn the scorn of some conservatives, but research suggests they serve a vital function for students of color.
The new book “Black and Queer on Campus” explores the range of experiences that Black LGBTQ students face at colleges across the US.
A strain of sorrow and pessimism underlies all of Vonnegut’s fiction, as well as his graduation speeches. But he also insisted that young people cherish those fleeting moments of joy.
Washington isn’t a state that typically comes to mind in discussions about student-led protests from the Civil Rights Movement. A Black history professor seeks to change that with a new book.
With the expansion of Second Chance Pell grants, more colleges and universities will soon offer degree programs to students in prison.
A new survey found that many people avoid college due to stress. A course design expert says it doesn’t have to be that way.
More and more colleges are offering admission to students who never applied.
Despite what’s happening on the most prestigious campuses, fewer than a third of presidents at American colleges and universities are women.
Ontario’s changed university funding formula, which forces institutions to rely on high student tuition for niche programs, is putting some northern institutions in precarious financial situations.
A sociology professor uses the popular ‘Boondocks’ cartoon to explore contemporary issues of race in American society.
A psychologist and parenting expert shares practical tips on how college students who are parents can help both themselves and their children excel in school.
A national framework to address and prevent sexual and gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions includes a tool to guide responses to victims, alleged perpetrators and the community.
Black students told a researcher they felt conflicted about hiding parts of themselves in order to get ahead.
The pandemic put a spotlight on inequalities among college students. But students’ resources were unequal all along.