The Chronicle of Higher Education | Students http://chronicle.com/topic/Students/112/ Topics :: Students Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:15:02 EDT <![CDATA[When an Apple for the Teacher Is Nowhere Near Enough]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64627/ http://chronicle.com/article/When-an-Apple-for-the-Teacher/64627/ Some students have shown their appreciation with tributes that go beyond the typical thank-you — like tattoos.

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Sun, 14 Mar 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Rebel From Another Galaxy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64624/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Rebel-From-Another-Galaxy/64624/ As Ole Miss looks for a new mascot, a different sort of rebel gains appeal among some students.

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Sun, 14 Mar 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[U. of California Must Refund $38-Million in Fees to Students, Judge Rules]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64667/ http://chronicle.com/article/U-of-California-Must-Refund/64667/ A state judge says the university illegally raised its fees despite having promised not to do so.

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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[To Get More Men to Volunteer, Colleges Must Make an Extra Effort]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64579/ http://chronicle.com/article/To-Get-More-Men-to-Volunteer/64579/ Deliberate attempts to recruit men to participate in service and campus activities increased their turnout, a two-year study of 14 colleges found.

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Tue, 09 Mar 2010 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[College Students Agree With Other Young Adults: The Economy Hurts]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64565/ http://chronicle.com/article/College-Students-Agree-With/64565/ Nearly half of students at four-year institutions said they were concerned about their ability to remain in school, a survey found.

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Tue, 09 Mar 2010 10:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Speakers Urge Colleges to Go Beyond Access and Help Students Complete Degrees]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64568/ http://chronicle.com/article/Speakers-Urge-Colleges-to-Go/64568/ Panelists offered ideas on how to help students succeed, including flexible start times for online courses and the creation of "communiversities."

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Mon, 08 Mar 2010 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Education Department Promises Push on Civil-Rights Enforcement]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64567/ http://chronicle.com/article/Education-Department-Promises/64567/ The federal agency will use statistical techniques to discover discriminatory patterns, not just investigate complaints, officials said.

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Mon, 08 Mar 2010 22:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[2 Student-Affairs Groups Mull Possible Merger]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64566/ http://chronicle.com/article/2-Student-Affairs-Groups-Mull/64566/ Campus officials at an annual meeting of one of the groups discussed what could be gained, and what might be lost, by joining the other.

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Mon, 08 Mar 2010 22:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[As Its Popular President Retires, U. of Southern California Looks for an Encore]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64532/ http://chronicle.com/article/As-Its-Popular-President/64532/ The primary task of the University of Southern California's new leader will be to sustain the university's ambitious ascent into the elite ranks.

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Sun, 07 Mar 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Small Number With a Big Following]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64533/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Small-Number-With-a-Big/64533/ Every March 14, math lovers celebrate a beautiful figure.

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Sun, 07 Mar 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[17 States Pledge to Increase Graduation Rates, Joining a New National Effort]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64443/ http://chronicle.com/article/17-States-Pledge-to-Increase/64443/ Participating states will be required to set yearly goals for improvement and to publicly report data on their progress.

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Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Solving the Mystery of Matriculation Decisions]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64432/ http://chronicle.com/article/Solving-the-Mystery-of/64432/ At the highly selective Williams College, researchers found, race is a far stronger predictor of enrollment than price.

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Mon, 01 Mar 2010 20:20:00 EST
<![CDATA[Humanities Remain Popular Among Students Even as Tenure-Track Jobs Diminish]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64419/ http://chronicle.com/article/Humanities-Remain-Popular/64419/ Thirty-eight percent of faculty members who responded to the Humanities Developmental Survey had tenure in the 2006-7 academic year.

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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 21:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Duncan Defends Cost and Direction of Education Budget to Congress]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64377/ http://chronicle.com/article/Duncan-Defends-Cost-and/64377/ Criticism of the budget by Republicans was expected, but the education secretary also heard from Democrats worried about needy students.

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Thu, 25 Feb 2010 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Census Counts on Help From College Housing Staffs]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64375/ http://chronicle.com/article/Census-Counts-on-Help-From/64375/ The bureau will ask residential-life workers to distribute forms for students to fill out and may ask colleges to submit directory information.

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Thu, 25 Feb 2010 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[5 Minutes With a Student Whose Class Starts at Midnight]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64301/ http://chronicle.com/article/5-Minutes-With-a-Student-Whose/64301/ Olivia Murphy's English class begins at a wee hour. She loves that.

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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Iowa Scrutinizes Alcohol Policy After a Hazing Incident]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64304/ http://chronicle.com/article/Iowa-Scrutinizes-Alcohol/64304/ A student's Everclear binge has Iowa looking at tightening regulations on alcohol.

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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[5 Colleges That Inspire Alumni Giving, and How They Do It]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64307/ http://chronicle.com/article/5-Colleges-That-Inspire-Alumni/64307/ Bucking a nationwide trend of low alumni participation, these colleges have developed creative ways to reach out, especially to young graduates.

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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Team's Demise Sends an Athlete Back Home—Just in Time for a Kickoff]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64131/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Teams-Demise-Sends-an/64131/ When Northeastern University cut its football team, a defensive back made a quick move.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[At What Price Football?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64132/ http://chronicle.com/article/At-What-Price-Football-/64132/ As some programs suit up (and others call it quits), one team's early success could offer valuable lessons.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[At Miami U., First Comes College, Then Comes Marriage]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64141/ http://chronicle.com/article/At-Miami-U-First-Comes/64141/ Every Valentine's Day, Miami University sends cards to alumni who are married to fellow graduates.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Tribal College Gets Down to Basics]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64147/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Tribal-College-Gets-Down-to/64147/ Salish Kootenai College used its Wal-Mart grant to transform its remedial-studies program into an academic-success department.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[At Kalamazoo, Money for Internships, and Preparation, Too]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64148/ http://chronicle.com/article/At-Kalamazoo-Money-for/64148/ The college helps first-generation students succeed via experiences off the campus.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[On a Mission to Help Students Pass Math]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64149/ http://chronicle.com/article/On-a-Mission-to-Help-Students/64149/ Florida International University used its Wal-Mart money to create an intensive new math class for freshmen.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Wal-Mart's $10-Million Diplomas]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64150/ http://chronicle.com/article/Wal-Marts-10-Million/64150/ The company's foundation aims to help first-generation students graduate in two ways: through small private colleges and via minority-serving institutions.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Running Start and Fast Friends for First-Generation Transfer Students]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64151/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Running-StartFast/64151/ A Wal-Mart grant helped California Lutheran University make first-generation transfer students feel more welcome, and more prepared.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:00 EST