Taxpayers spend billions subsidizing the electric bills, equipment, and other overhead costs at university research labs. That funding may face steep cuts.
By Meghana Keshavan, STAT
Eighty leading colleges and universities are announcing today a plan to reverse a decades-long process by which colleges -- largely through the Common Application -- have made their applications increasingly similar.
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
While studying at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sindhura Citineni decided she wanted to find a way to give back to her hometown of Hyderabad, India.
By Larisa Epatko
The California State Assembly is set to review legislation that would require schools receiving public funding to adopt an “affirmative consent standard,” clearly defining when sex is consensual and when it is not.
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
An investigation into the Virginia Tech shootings criticized the university for failing to respond to the behavior of Seung-Hui Cho and for communication problems. Two mental health experts explain the legal challenges of providing information about students' mental conditions.
Recent studies of NCAA programs suggest that colleges need to do more to ensure their student-athletes graduate, rather than simply generate revenue and attention for their schools. The NewsHour takes a closer look at the issue.
Harvard and Princeton are among the institutions that have abandoned the use of early admissions, saying the process is unfair to lower-income students. Other universities argue against this and have instead redoubled their commitment to early decision.
On the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, memories of the destruction and victims remain fresh in people's minds. Eight Americans talk to Jim Lehrer about how the day's events have impacted their lives.
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