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Articles by Sarah Husk (34)

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: Tuition increase at UC schools sets off demonstrations

November 24, 2009 Comments are Disabled

University of California campuses were rocked by student protests and demonstrations in reaction to last Thursday’s vote by UC regents to approve a system-wide 32 percent tuition hike, CNN reported last week.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: American students going abroad at record rate, survey shows

November 17, 2009 Comments are Disabled

College students — both American and foreign — are studying abroad in record numbers, according to an exhaustive annual survey of international education.

Higher Ed

Princeton student sues university for disabilities accommodations

November 11, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A freshman at Princeton is suing the university for allegedly denying her appropriate accommodations for her learning disabilities, the Daily Princetonian reported last week.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: Two-year colleges drive enrollment spike

November 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled

College enrollment among the nation’s 18- to 24-year-olds has reached a record high of 39.6 percent, or 11.5 million young adults, enrolled in a two- or four-year college, according to a Pew Research Center report released last week.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: Anti-cross dressing policy draws criticism at Morehouse

October 26, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Morehouse College implements a student dress code that bans cross-dressing and Brandeis stalls plans to auction its art collection in this week’s college news roundup.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: UCLA student charged with attempted murder after chem lab slashing

October 13, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A student at the University of California, Los Angeles was critically injured last Thursday after a fellow student stabbed her five times and slashed her neck in an organic chemistry lab between classes.

Higher Ed

Tuition to rise steeply at R.I.’s public colleges

October 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education voted Monday to increase in-state tuition for its public colleges, raising tuition fees between eight and 10 percent.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: Tufts attempts to eliminate awkward dorm-room sex

September 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Students at Tufts University may not have to worry about unwanted nighttime guests any more, thanks to a new stipulation in the school’s residential life office’s guest policy. That and other news in this week’s Higher Ed Roundup.

Higher Ed

Higher Ed Roundup: Suspect in custody in Yale strangling

September 22, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The investigation into the Sept. 8 strangling of Yale graduate student Annie Le has progressed quickly since late last week; plus other news from around the world of higher education.

University News

Neuro prof. lands large NIH grant

September 15, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Gilad Barnea was recently awarded a EUREKA grant — $1.3 million in funding for scientific research over four years — by the National Institutes of Health.