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Which Colleges Do Students Say Defraud Them Most Often? For-Profit Colleges

November 9, 2017 - 1:32pm
Nearly all allegations of fraud submitted to the U.S. Department of Education by students concern for-profit colleges, according to a new report from the Century Foundation.
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Why Faculty Members Still Aren’t Sure What to Make of Education Technology

November 9, 2017 - 1:12pm
Their mix of skepticism and enthusiasm results in what one researcher calls "some very weird doublethink."
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Brooklyn College Students Are Sick of This Smelly Ginkgo Tree

November 9, 2017 - 11:24am
“The tree smells like vomit, urine, and fecal matter,” a junior said. “It smelled like rotten milk,” said another student.
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One Way to Fight Fake News

November 9, 2017 - 8:58am
To navigate the internet successfully, students need more than a checklist.
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‘Sometimes You Go Home With Tears’: Being a College’s Muslim Chaplain

November 8, 2017 - 5:50pm
Since the election of President Trump, the religious leaders have faced pressure to deal with Islamophobia.
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Another Small College, St. Gregory’s U., Is Closing

November 8, 2017 - 4:49pm
“Like so many small liberal-arts colleges, St. Gregory’s has struggled financially for years,” says a university statement.
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Tattoos Don’t Change. Academic Minds Might.

November 8, 2017 - 4:45pm
In navigating the ivory tower, tattooed professors face attitudes old and new.
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What’s the Most Unusual Academic Job Title You’ve Heard?

November 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
We’re on the hunt for odd job titles and the stories of how they came to be.
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Duke U. Lecturer’s Syllabus Excludes Student Reporters From Course

November 8, 2017 - 2:48pm
Staff members of the university’s student newspaper were surprised to discover that they had been explicitly barred from the class.
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These Universities Benefit From an Offshore Tax Loophole

November 8, 2017 - 2:08pm
The latest revelation in The New York Times’ “Paradise Papers” series, based on documents from a Bermuda-based law firm, is about how major investors, including colleges, skirt federal taxes.
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How One University Pollster Was Anointed an Election-Night Winner

November 8, 2017 - 12:02pm
Quinnipiac University’s polling institute seemed to be out on a limb with its predictions in key gubernatorial races. Then the results rolled in.
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When Student Activists Discovered Their New Friend Was an Undercover Cop

November 8, 2017 - 8:10am
“I talked to him a lot about my dissertation research,” one Ph.D. student said.
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In Reversal, Notre Dame Will Continue to Cover Contraception for Employees

November 7, 2017 - 2:27pm
The university announced in an email to faculty and staff members that it will keep the free-contraception provision that was established under President Barack Obama.
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How the GOP Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students — and American Research

November 7, 2017 - 1:51pm
The plan, unveiled last week, would count tuition waivers as taxable income. That could push some students past their financial breaking points.
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What Happened After 3 Universities Suspended Greek Life

November 7, 2017 - 11:41am
Such indefinite bans often follow campus tragedies or controversies that involve fraternities or sororities.
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Oxford Professor Is on Leave Amid Allegations of Sexual Assault

November 7, 2017 - 9:50am
Tariq Ramadan, a professor of contemporary Islamic studies, is on leave “by mutual agreement,” the university said.
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After 10-Hour Hearing, Clemson U. Students Vote Not to Remove Black Leader

November 7, 2017 - 7:37am
Jaren Stewart's impeachment had sparked charges of retaliation for his protest during the Pledge of Allegiance. But proponents of his removal said he had committed misconduct.
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Slaves in the Ivy League: Princeton Discovers Its Racial Past

November 6, 2017 - 5:22pm
How one historian's seminar has grown into one of the most-ambitious investigations of an institution's racial history. 
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What Some Colleges Have Learned From Hosting Controversial Speakers

November 6, 2017 - 5:21pm
Top academic and student-affairs officials who have handled appearances by Milo Yiannopoulos and others shared lessons at a meeting held by the Council of Independent Colleges.
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Florida State U. Suspends Fraternities and Sororities After Pledge’s Death

November 6, 2017 - 2:58pm
“There will need to be a new normal for Greek life at the university,” said the president, John Thrasher.
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