ANCS’s diversity that was such a point of pride had become a victim of gentrification. In 2014, the school instituted a plan to boost the enrollment of students living on low incomes. “Diverse by design,” as the effort is called, has...Show More Summary
(American Chemical Society) Sexual misconduct on college campuses is an age-old problem that continues to plague students and faculty, and is now the subject of renewed debate. It can traumatize those who are harassed, and change the course of people's careers. Show More Summary
(Sam Houston State University) A special issue of Criminal Justice Review focuses on the victimization of specialized populations, including youth involved in prostitution, youth living in foster care, LGBTQ students in middle and high...Show More Summary
A British student has been jailed for falsely accusing a taxi driver of sexual assault after he declined to accept cash that was covered in kebab grease. Sophie Pointon, 22, an aspiring police officer, received a 16-month sentence following her conviction. She told police last April that the taxi driver molested her in the back...
Psi Upsilon's alumni board of governors told the Ivy League school on Tuesday that the chapter would be closed immediately
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, CORNHUSKER EDITION: Profs rally for colleague who bullied conservative student. “The demonstration was organized by the American Association of University Professors, which ostensibly advocates for academic freedom generally, but has been accused of favoring liberal causes over conservative ones.”
By Steve Roth, the publisher of Evonomics. He is a Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, and a student of economics and evolution. He blogs at Asymptosis, Angry Bear, and Seeking Alpha. Follow him on Twitter: @asymptosis. Originally published at Evonomics Remember Smaug the dragon, in The Hobbit? He hoarded up a vast pile of wealth, and then he […]
A major change is coming to Presto cards for students in college or university.
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Following up on my recent post, Law School Rankings By Student Quality (LSAT And UGPA): Rob Anderson (Pepperdine): Predicting the Future of US News Law School Rankings With Revealed Preference Rankings?: The approach used by US News includes a variety of factors with varying weights but among the most important...
At least 217 confirmed dead, but many more still missing, trapped in collapsed buildings, including a school where at least 21 students killed
It’s that time of year: students are heading back to campus with laptops and tablets in hand. A trove of devices is all but necessary for getting through university in the modern age. But that also means there’s ample opportunity for thieves and other miscreants. Show More Summary
A fraternity at Cornell University has been shut down after one of its members allegedly beat a black student in a racially motivated attack. The Ithaca Journal reports that “the Psi Upsilon alumni Board of Governors announced the closure of the Chi Chapter at Cornell indefinitely” in...
China's One Music Group hit Indiegogo back in 2015 to get its smart piano learning system over to the US. By following app-controlled LED lights, the company promised to have students playing a tune in minutes. But if learners already had a piano at home, the One system meant that they'd have to stump up for another. Show More Summary
Parents and bystanders were desperately trying to rescue staff and students trapped in a collapsed school.
Astronomer and astrophysicist who inspired generations of students and discovered the cooling law for white dwarf stars Leon Mestel, who has died aged 90, taught generations of astronomers the importance of magnetic fields inside stars and, on the larger scale, across galaxies. Show More Summary
Billboards featuring a glamourous image of US First Lady Melania Trump and the caption: "Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were supposed to attract students to a language school in Croatia. But the five roadside...Show More Summary
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Middlebury College Empowers Violent Students, Heckler’s Veto.
New research is helping academics understand factors hindering students from achieving academic success in the transition from secondary school to university.