Sen. Ted Cruz says in his new memoir that he was hung over that day at Brown University. But, say admissions officers, that was tame compared with what they’ve seen.
A parody Twitter account born out of frustration brought unexpected rewards — connecting with a previously unknown community and expanding research opportunities.
The university has drawn new scrutiny for dismissing a tenured instructor mainly for using obscene language and jokes around students.
Chad Williams, an associate professor at Brandeis University, took to Twitter, where his #CharlestonSyllabus hashtag quickly became a valuable resource.
The system’s new Rio Grande Valley campus hopes to use TEx, or "Total Educational Experience," to keep students in science, technology, and related fields.
In Northwestern University’s philosophy department, a relationship gone bad illustrates some of the toughest problems facing higher education.
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More students with learning disabilities are heading to college and confronting new challenges. They can find help on campus, but the most supportive programs are rare.
The Education Department is weighing a pilot project that would let students use Pell Grants at coding boot camps and other nontraditional programs.
The proposal would make more workers eligible for overtime pay, and colleges would feel its impact. It’s unclear, however, how many campus jobs might be affected.
Data, opinions, and other vital signs are abundant, but good luck using them to identify a failing institution before it flatlines.
Columbia University’s move to dispose of investments in private prison companies highlights how student activists are expanding their aims.
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The software helps align curricula with employers’ needs, in part by making sure everyone’s using the same terminology.
The university’s leaders acknowledge that federal rules prohibit the use of financial aid in the deal with edX. They also distance it from previous MOOCs.
The professional-networking giant’s purchase of Lynda.com could allow it to do to colleges what Airbnb has done to hotels and Uber has done to taxis.
The project, in development by a nonprofit organization, will use technology to bridge gaps in existing procedures. But some skeptics worry about protecting the accused.
Less than two years after being forced to sell most of his company, Paul Freedman is back on the scene with a new idea.
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