Higher Education

 
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How to succeed in college by really trying

How to succeed in college by really trying

By D.C. Innes
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Higher Education | School’s out for summer, and many of those who made it all the way through high school graduation are anticipating college in the fall, a radically new…

What does China gain from U.S. universities?

By Onize Ohikere
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Higher Education | WASHINGTON—In 2012, New York University (NYU) set up a degree-granting campus in Shanghai—one more American university stringing into China’s…

InterVarsity’s lesson in effectively engaging a secular culture

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | The recent news that InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapters are returning to California’s state university system provides a lesson in how to…

Taxpayers on the hook for Corinthian Colleges student loan bailout

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Taxpayers will be on the hook for a massive student loan bailout the federal government is offering students left stranded after the beleaguered for-profit…

Settlement saves Sweet Briar College from closure

By Courtney Crandell
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Higher Education | A Virginia circuit court gave final approval Monday to a plan to save Sweet Briar College, a 114-year-old all-female private university located in the Blue…

InterVarsity back on California campuses

By Mickey McLean
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Higher Education | After a year in exile, 23 InterVarsity chapters will return to 19 California State University (CSU) campuses this fall. The Christian ministry was forced to…

Single-sex colleges transitioning for transgender students

By Evan Wilt
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Higher Education | Barnard College, a women’s school in New York City, announced on Thursday a new admissions policy. The school will now consider all applicants “who…

Schools seek protection for marriage views

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Faith-based organizations worry dire consequences could follow the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling

College Board offers new SAT prep material for free

College Board offers new SAT prep material for free

By Evan Wilt
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Education | The SAT is fighting to keep its market share by offering free preparation materials and a sizeable overhaul to the test’s format next year.  But the…

New NCAA academic standards cause high school strife

By Evan Wilt
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Sports | The NCAA is raising academic standards for incoming freshmen. Some say it will hurt minority and poor students, while others say a lack of communication with…

Wheaton cuts ties with Hastert amid misconduct allegations

By Leigh Jones
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Corruption | Wheaton College announced late Sunday it would remove Dennis Hastert’s name from its Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy building after…

Botanists bemoan loss of university plant-degree programs

By Sarah Wedel
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Higher Education | College students across the country are increasingly shying away from studying botany. Since 1988, the National Science Foundation reports the number of…

 
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