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2015 | January - March


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

Drexel No Longer Gives Community College Students Degree at Discount

For the first time since 2006, Drexel University will end a program that allowed community college students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to earn four-year degrees from Drexel on their community college campuses at a lower price than students at the flagship campus in Philadelphia, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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Monday, Jan 12 2015 11:00 AM

Flu Prevention Strategies to Keep Students Healthy on Campus

Flu prevention is essential to control outbreaks and keep everyone healthy on campus.
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Monday, Jan 05 2015 11:00 AM

2014 | October - December


'The Simpsons' are No Strangers to College Classrooms

Many university courses have turned to "The Simpsons" to convey complex messages or themes from famous stories with a funny, modern twist.
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Wednesday, Dec 31 2014 11:00 AM

University Sends Out Inaccurate Welcome Letters to Rejected Applicants

For high school students applying to college, there's nothing better than getting an email from their top choice school saying that they got in.
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Tuesday, Dec 23 2014 11:00 AM

Schools Turn to Student Data to Predict Outcomes

About 125 universities and colleges across the U.S. are using data from past students to predict the behaviors and probability of future students, according to Time magazine.
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Saturday, Dec 20 2014 11:00 AM

University Works to Improve Websites for Disabled Students

Youngstown State University in Ohio recently reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education to tear down some of those barriers and make the school's website comply with federal law.
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Friday, Dec 19 2014 11:00 AM

Transgender Students Working Toward Acceptance at Women's Colleges

Growing awareness of transgender students has forced many university administrators to confront new problems, and perhaps no institutions have struggled as much as women's colleges.
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Thursday, Dec 18 2014 11:00 AM

Facebook May Soon Ask Users to Think Before Posting Embarrassing Pictures

Unfortunately, many college applicants and university students know the embarrassment that comes from uploading certain pictures to social media.
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Tuesday, Dec 16 2014 11:00 AM

Recent Graduates More Likely to Have Been Interns

Internships and cooperatives are not a new concept for college students, but the number of degree seekers participating in and applying what they learned from class to these programs has been increasing.
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Thursday, Dec 11 2014 11:00 AM

Survey Finds 'Generation Z' Students Want To Be Their Own Bosses

Generation Z teenagers, who were born in the mid-1990s, are more interested in do-it-yourself careers and schooling than traditional structures.
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Monday, Dec 01 2014 11:00 AM

More Admissions Officers Check Social Media, But Few Students Are Worried

A 2014 summer telephone poll of 403 college admissions officers from all across the U.S. found that 35% of these individuals check social media of applicants to get a fuller picture of the candidate.
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Saturday, Nov 29 2014 11:00 AM

Scam Targets College Students With Fake Tax Debt

Students at the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio may want to be cautious when answering phone calls from official police telephone numbers because of a new scam.
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Thursday, Nov 20 2014 11:00 AM

Dartmouth College is the Latest School to Censure Greek Organizations

A recent vote by the faculty of Dartmouth College showed strong support for the idea of ending the institution's system of fraternities and sororities.
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Wednesday, Nov 19 2014 11:00 AM

Students Choose SAT Over ACT Because of Misinformation

One of the most important choices students applying to college make each year is whether to take the SAT or the ACT.
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Wednesday, Nov 12 2014 11:00 AM

UCLA Vote Advances Diversity Course Requirement

Courses in diversity may not prevent the problems that arise when two groups of differing ideologies face off, but they could help students see issues from a perspective other than their own.
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Thursday, Nov 06 2014 11:00 AM

Schools Seek Common Application Alternatives After Deadline Debacle

Early in 2014, some institutions announced interest in building a system that could compete with the Common Application. Among the members of a coalition to field proposals for such a move were the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt University and Princeton University, all of which have also embraced the Universal College Application.
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Wednesday, Nov 05 2014 11:00 AM