Topic: Higher Ed

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UC Irvine vetoes campus ban on American flags

March 10, 2015 1 comment

Leaders of the Associated Students of the University of California at Irvine met Saturday to veto a motion to ban the American flag on campus

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University of Oklahoma suspends fraternity over racist chant

March 10, 2015 0 comments

A 10-second video has surfaced showing members of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chanting racist slurs.

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This Week in Higher Ed: March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 0 comments

Erskine College clarifies anti-gay statement. UNC reacts to mandated closing of poverty center. Proposed sexual assault bill altered.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Feb. 25, 2015

February 25, 2015 0 comments

Drug overdoses hospitalize 12 at Wesleyan. U. of Illinois student charged with movie-inspired sexual assault. Three injured in Bethune-Cookman shooting.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Jan. 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 0 comments

Yale police officers held junior Tahj Blow at gunpoint Jan. 24, wrote his father Charles Blow in a Jan. 26 New York Times column.

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Alternative to Common App sees surge in use

October 14, 2014 0 comments

The University has decided not to sign onto an alternative platform to the Common App for this admission cycle.

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This Week in Higher Ed: March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 0 comments

The White House will redouble its efforts to ensure more students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, President Obama announced March 7.


Editorial: Rating the raters

February 10, 2014 0 comments

Ratings can be a valuable tool for students, but the administration should avoid rushing a substandard system just for the sake of deadlines.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Dec. 5, 2013

December 5, 2013 0 comments

A former department chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was indicted for accepting pay for a class he only pretended to teach.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Nov. 21, 2013

November 21, 2013 0 comments

Brandeis University suspended its partnership with Al-Quds University in Palestine following a protest at the institution in support of suicide bombers.