Setback for Affirmative Action
Voter-approved prohibitions on race-conscious admissions pass constitutional muster, the court said.
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A professor took a scientific interest in teaching and, in his work with one student in particular, found humanity in the profession.
Thomas Piketty’s new book is not just a novel argument about inequality but a pointed rebuke to his field.
Vitae: Career News and Tools
Every writer, at every level, has problems with organization. The key to conquering them is being willing to play around—and, when necessary, to make a mess.
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In the News
Colleges are considering increased scholarship assistance and more health and safety protections, but some players are agitating for more.
At a conference, members of the Yes We Must Coalition highlight how they’re working to raise graduation rates and make college affordable.
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- Shakespeare’s Dictionary? Skepticism Abounds.
- Lawmakers Call on Education Dept. to Toughen Rules on College Debit Cards
- As Researchers Turn to Google, Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools
- Colleges Ask Court for Deference on Unpaid Internships
- The World According to Whorf
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