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2015 | January - March


Schools Express Concerns About Discrimination In The Wake Of Arrests

An illustrative example from the University of Virginia has highlighted the concerns that many within the academic community have over racial equality on college campuses.
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Thursday, Mar 26 2015 11:00 AM

Universities Prepare for Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and many universities and colleges are preparing to hold events, celebrations and fundraisers to bring attention to and educate about autism.
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Tuesday, Mar 24 2015 11:00 AM

Students With Criminal Records May Face Admissions Difficulties

While not all schools include a question on their application forms pertaining to criminal histories, it's still overwhelmingly the norm.
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Monday, Mar 16 2015 09:00 AM

California Schools Compete to Shorten Degree Time

Fifty-two universities and community colleges in California are taking part in the $50 million California Awards for Innovation in Higher Education competition.
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Wednesday, Mar 11 2015 09:00 AM

How Important are College Degrees for Presidential Candidates?

To be an eligible presidential candidate, one must be 35 years old, born on American soil and have lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years, but they don't need a college degree.
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Friday, Mar 06 2015 09:00 AM

Facebook Envy May Contribute to Depression in College Students

College students who check Facebook frequently to see how their peers are doing may actually be making themselves unhappy.
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Wednesday, Mar 04 2015 11:00 AM

College Students Prefer Paper to E-Books

It may seem counterintuitive, but digital native college students are more comfortable with paper than electronic reading options for everything from textbooks to novels, according to The Washington Post.
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Saturday, Feb 28 2015 11:00 AM

Job Prospects on the Rise for Recent Graduates

The past few years have been difficult for recent college graduates looking to enter the job market. Fortunately, this paradigm may be in the process of shifting.
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Thursday, Feb 26 2015 11:00 AM

London is the Most Googled Study Abroad Location in the U.S.

Students who are looking to travel abroad for a semester or summer have their sights set on England's capitol city and universities in the area.
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Thursday, Feb 19 2015 11:00 AM

Online Scammers Target College Students

Recently, there has been an increase in scams targeting college students, and the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center is warning students that it may be more prudent than ever to practice wary Web browsing.
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Wednesday, Feb 18 2015 11:00 AM

Today's College Students Are Less Socially Active, More Stressed

The report, "The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2014," shows that current undergraduate students are spending less time being social.
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Friday, Feb 13 2015 11:00 AM

UVM Students Have Third Option for Gender

The University of Vermont now allows students to identify as a third gender - neutral - outside of male and female, according to The New York Times.
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Tuesday, Feb 10 2015 11:00 AM

January Jobs Report Shows Major Employment Gains

About 257,000 jobs were added in January, with retail, construction and healthcare seeing the biggest employment increases.
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Monday, Feb 09 2015 11:00 AM

College Course Has Students Analyze 'Mean Girls'

Students at Colorado College in Colorado Springs have been using an unusual course material for one comparative literature class - the 2004 film "Mean Girls."
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Monday, Feb 02 2015 11:00 AM

Enrollment Data Indicates College an Increasingly Popular Option

Coveted spots at some of the nation's most prestigious schools across the country seem to be in fiercer competition than ever, according to a report from Bloomberg.
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Friday, Jan 30 2015 11:00 AM

IBM's Inaugural Watson University Competition Hints at the Future of Higher Education

A team of students from the University of Texas won $100,000 and first place in IBM's first-ever Watson University Competition in January.
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Thursday, Jan 29 2015 11:00 AM

Professors May Soon Give Feedback to Students in Videos

Forget the comments scribbled in red pen, professors may soon turn to video apps when it's time to deliver feedback on school projects.
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Monday, Jan 26 2015 11:00 AM

Legislation Pressures Schools to Take Proactive Steps to Prevent Sexual Assault

Student advocacy groups, pundits and senators from across the U.S. have spoken out about what they deem to be insufficient steps being taken by universities to respond to, reduce and report instances of sexual assault on campus.
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Monday, Jan 19 2015 11:00 AM

New College Football Playoffs Mean More Profits

The Ohio State University Buckeyes beat the University of Oregon Ducks 42 to 20, Jan. 12 for this year's college football national championship.
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Friday, Jan 16 2015 11:00 AM

Dozens of Undergraduates Learn the High Cost of Cheating

While academic honesty and integrity are instilled in every student from day 1 onward, instances of academic dishonesty still pop up, possibly because students may not fully understand the consequences or the implications of cheating.
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Wednesday, Jan 14 2015 11:00 AM