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Adele's Next Stage:
Oct 28, 2022 2:53 PM CDT
Adele's Next Stage: College Student
Singer says she already uses her love of English literature in her writing
- In her songs and storytelling, Adele said she relies on what she calls her "passion" for English literature. She plans to deepen that knowledge, the
reports. "I really want to get a degree in English Literature," the singer told fans at an event this week...
These Are the Top 10
US Colleges and Universities
Oct 17, 2022 12:01 PM CDT
These Are the Top 10 US Colleges and Universities
MIT tops WalletHub's list
- Where to go to college is among the biggest decisions we make, affecting not only our future in general, but also our wallets (or our parents' wallets). WalletHub wanted to see which colleges and universities proved the best-performing options at the lowest cost for undergrads, analyzing the data on 900-plus...
College Puts 'Stake in the
Ground' on Abortion Access
Oct 7, 2022 11:35 AM CDT
College Puts 'Stake in the Ground' on Abortion Access
Private women's college Barnard will offer abortion pills to students beginning Sept. 2023
- Barnard College says it will begin offering abortion pills to its students beginning in September 2023. The private women's college in Manhattan, which operates in partnership with Columbia University, made the announcement Thursday, saying it was preparing in case roadblocks were erected to abortion access in New York. "...
Columbia Falls Hard Amid
'Shoddy' Rankings Controversy
Sep 13, 2022 9:10 AM CDT
Columbia Falls Hard Amid 'Shoddy' Rankings Controversy
Ivy League school drops from No. 2 to No. 18 on 'US News' list that critics say is easily manipulated
US News & World Report
's annual college rankings dropped on Monday, and one university in particular dropped significantly: New York City's Columbia, which fell from the No. 2 spot it held last year to No. 18—back to a spot it hadn't seen in more than 30...
Paid Student Leader's
32 Years in College May End
May 23, 2022 2:15 PM CDT
Paid Student Leader's 32 Years in College May End
Bolivia judge orders investigation of 52-year-old student with government salary
- Max Mendoza has been a remarkably persistent student—and a profitable one: He's been enrolled at a public university in Bolivia for 32 years but never graduated, much of it while being paid a government salary to serve as a student leader. On Monday, though, he was detained and...
Tears Flow as 3rd-Graders
Surprised With Free College
May 11, 2022 1:11 PM CDT
Tears Flow as 3rd-Graders Surprised With Free College
It's the second such gift from Arizona's Rosztoczy Foundation—and not the last
- A group of 63 third-graders in Phoenix, Ariz., have just been offered a full ride to college. And don't worry, the offer did not come from the overpromising Michael Scott . Instead, it's from Arizona's Rosztoczy Foundation , a private family organization with a history of following through, per...
With $0 Salary
Apr 6, 2022 1:53 PM CDT
UCLA Advertises Teaching Job With $0 Salary
It sought candidates with PhDs and extensive experience
- In what academics say is just one example of a much bigger problem, UCLA recently advertised an assistant adjunct professor position that required extensive qualifications in return for a salary of nothing. "Applicants must understand there will be no compensation for this position," said the ad on an...
'Something Just Happened'
Was Final Text. Then She Fell
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Feb 26, 2022 7:30 AM CST
'Something Just Happened' Was Final Text. Then She Fell
Death of Penn State sophomore Justine Gross ruled accidental
Police have ruled out foul play in the death of a Penn State sophomore who fell to her death down an 11-story garbage chute in her off-campus apartment building. Justine Gross' death has been ruled accidental and the case has been closed, the
Centre Daily Times
reports. Autopsy results...
College Enrollment Drop
Into 2020 Wasn't a Blip
Jan 13, 2022 7:00 PM CST
College Enrollment Drop Into 2020 Wasn't a Blip
Numbers kept falling in 2021 and researchers are very concerned
- When enrollment at college and universities dropped sharply in 2020, officials hoped it was a one-year blip caused by the pandemic. Instead, numbers are still dropping and analysts fear a wider shift away from higher education could be underway. According to data released Thursday by the National Student Clearinghouse, undergraduate...
Teacher Offered $50 in Syllabus.
Too Bad No One Read It
Dec 19, 2021 7:45 AM CST
Teacher Offered $50 in Syllabus. Too Bad No One Read It
Professor hid cash. It was there at the end of the semester
- Professors share a syllabus each semester in order to ensure students understand all that's expected of them. That's why it's such a drag for them when, without fail, college student after college student neglects to read it. It's also why Kenyon Wilson, associate head of performing...
4 More Years
Dec 17, 2021 1:24 PM CST
Harvard Extends Big Pandemic Change for 4 More Years
Candidates won't be required to send in their SAT, ACT scores until at least 2026
- It was a change brought about by the pandemic, and one that Harvard University now plans on continuing for at least four more years—and maybe even for good. The
New York Times
reports the Ivy League school has decided to go the test-optional route, not requiring SAT and ACT...
This Is the Best
College in America
Oct 18, 2021 11:13 AM CDT
This Is the Best College in America
MIT is No. 1, at least according to WalletHub
- Deciding where to go to college can be a stressful time for high schoolers. For those who are determined to attend the best of the best, WalletHub tries to ease the burden by sifting through all the pros and cons of more than 1,000 higher-ed institutions. The site looked...
Prof to Teach
Class on Drake,
Sep 27, 2021 8:13 AM CDT
Prof to Teach Class on Drake, the Weeknd: 'It's Time'
Canada's Ryerson University is offering deep-dive course on Toronto-born performers
- If you're an undergrad at the Creative School, part of Toronto's Ryerson University, there's a class on Aubrey Drake Graham and Abel Makkonen Tesfaye that may interest you. Don't recognize those names? You likely know them as Drake and the Weeknd, and if you want to...
Limbs of College
Turn Blue After
Aug 24, 2021 1:11 PM CDT
Limbs of College Students, Staff Turn Blue After Apparent Poisoning
Police are trying to figure out how 7 were sickened at Germany's Darmstadt Technical University
- Students and staff at a German college had a quite unpleasant dining experience this week, and now local police suspect poisoning. Cops in the state of Hesse say seven students and employees took ill Monday on the Lichtwiese campus of Darmstadt Technical University, reports the
. Police suspect that milk...
Rutgers Blazes a New Path
With Its COVID Mandate
Mar 26, 2021 7:35 AM CDT
Rutgers Blazes a New Path With Its COVID Mandate
Students will need to be vaccinated to attend in-person classes this fall
- It may be a nationwide first: New Jersey's Rutgers University on Thursday announced that students will need to show proof of vaccination in order to attend in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester. Exemptions may be requested for medical or religious reasons, reports CNN . The
Middlesex Daily Voice
I'd Never Seen Him
'More Drunk in
His Entire Life'
Mar 8, 2021 8:32 AM CST
Student's Roommate: I'd Never Seen Him 'More Drunk in His Entire Life'
Bowling Green University sophomore Stone Foltz, 20, dead after apparent Pi Kappa Alpha hazing
- A sophomore business major at Ohio's Bowling Green State University who was in critical condition for three days at ProMedica Toledo Hospital has died—an apparent result of a fraternity hazing, reports ABC News . Sean Alto, an attorney representing the family of Stone Foltz, says the 20-year-old had attended...
Mar 5, 2021 10:00 AM CST
College President Moves Into Dorm
Col. Mark Anarumo of Norwich University worried about effects of lockdown isolation on students
- The best military leaders aren't afraid to get in the trenches, and even though he's now a civilian, Dr. Mark C. Anarumo's old habits die hard. The 50-year-old retired Air Force colonel and father of four is the president of Norwich University, a private military college in...
Problem at Texas A&M:
Test Qs Answered Too Quickly
Dec 17, 2020 8:44 AM CST
Problem at Texas A&M: Test Qs Answered Too Quickly
Students suspected of using Chegg tutoring site to get answers to exams
- Students in an online finance class at Texas A&M were starting to close out the semester when they received an email from the director of the Aggie Honor System Office. "I would like to encourage you in the strongest way to reclaim your personal integrity," read the...
on Foreign Students
Nov 24, 2020 7:11 AM CST
'Disheartening' Stats on Foreign Students
This fall, college enrollment of new international students fell 43%; total enrollment dipped 16%
- President Trump has taken steps to discourage foreign enrollment in American universities, and, in combination with the pandemic, that effort has succeeded: The number of international students studying in the US has dropped for the fourth consecutive year. This fall, new enrollment fell 43%, while total enrollment of international students...
At Colleges Across the Nation,
'the Experiment Is Faltering'
Sep 4, 2020 10:30 AM CDT
At Colleges Across the Nation, 'the Experiment Is Faltering'
Lockdowns, disciplinary measures are what schools are contending with as virus numbers rise
- College students and their parents kept their fingers crossed as higher-education institutions across the nation opened up over the past few weeks for the fall semester, hoping that school safety measures would keep COVID-19 at bay and allow students to approach some sense of academic normalcy. But, as Pilar Melendez...
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