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Education Dept. Awards Second Round of Upward Bound Grants

August 24, 2017 - 12:22pm
Dozens of the grant applications, for funds to help low-income students prepare for college, were originally rejected for minor formatting errors.
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At UVa, in the Wake of a Nightmare, a Reckoning Begins

August 23, 2017 - 9:56pm
How much will one traumatic weekend change the university? Many of the students, professors, and officials who are trying to answer that question are doing so by looking to the past.
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Ann Coulter, Milo Yiannopoulos, Stephen Bannon Are Invited to Speak at UC-Berkeley

August 23, 2017 - 6:58pm
A spokesman for the university confirmed that a student group had invited the prominent conservative figures for a series of events set to take place in September.
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‘We Are Ready to Thrive’

August 23, 2017 - 4:38pm
Moises Serrano tells the story of his unlikely journey to college in a new documentary film, "Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America."
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Brandeis U. Is Closed After Receiving Email Threats

August 23, 2017 - 11:44am
It wasn't immediately clear where the threats came from or what they said. The university reported that students on campus were safe.
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Former FBI Director Comey Will Hold Endowed Chair at Howard U.

August 23, 2017 - 9:32am
James Comey will lead a series of lectures on public policy at the historically black college during the coming academic year.
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UNC Says It Can't Legally Remove Confederate Statue, Despite Governor's Guidance

August 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
A law signed by a previous governor says a historical commission must give permission for monuments on state property to be altered.
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Colleges Go Online to Help Orient Nontraditional Students

August 22, 2017 - 3:02pm
A different type of orientation is needed for those who are older and have more family responsibilities.
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Revamping Orientation for Parents

August 22, 2017 - 3:01pm
The University of Oregon tries to get moms and dads to talk with their kids about tough issues.
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The New, Improved Orientation

August 22, 2017 - 2:39pm
Colleges try to ensure that crucial lessons on sex assault, racial diversity, and other issues take hold.
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‘A Monument to the Best’

August 22, 2017 - 1:50pm
Before Daniel Weiss ran the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he was a college president. What does he know now that he wished he knew then?
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We’re Tracking Confederate Monuments. Tell Us What’s on Your Campus.

August 22, 2017 - 11:45am
The Chronicle has compiled a list of Confederate monuments erected on college campuses in the decades following the Civil War. Fill out the form here to let us know about anything we’ve missed.
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We're Tracking Confederate Monuments. Tell Us What's on Your Campus.

August 22, 2017 - 11:45am
The Chronicle has compiled a list of Confederate monuments erected on college campuses in the decades following the Civil War. Fill out the form here to let us know about anything we've missed.
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Penn State Is the Latest to Deny a Request for a White-Nationalist Event

August 22, 2017 - 9:25am
The university joins at least three others that have refused to host Richard Spencer after deadly protests in Charlottesville, Va.
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How One White Nationalist Became — and Remains — a Thorn in Texas A&M’s Side

August 21, 2017 - 8:24pm
Preston Wiginton doesn’t have an especially strong connection to the university: He dropped out after taking classes for a year. But he’s made it his mission to force extreme racial politics upon College Station.
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Liberty U. Alumni Protest Falwell's Continued Support of Trump

August 21, 2017 - 1:12pm
Some graduates of the university are upset that its leader has voiced support of President Trump's inflammatory comments about the violence in Charlottesville.  
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The Future of the Degree: How Colleges Can Survive the New Credential Economy

August 21, 2017 - 11:29am
As the economy undergoes significant change, the meaning of the college degree is increasingly questioned. This report examines the history of college credentials, the ultimate value of the college degree, and the development of lifelong credentials.
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Cincinnati State Suspends All Sports Except Soccer

August 20, 2017 - 12:38pm
Struggling with declines in enrollment and revenue, the college is exploring a new model for athletics that will focus on more local recruiting and hiring part-time instead of full-time coaches.
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Professors See Charlottesville as a Starting Point for Discussions on Race

August 18, 2017 - 5:06pm
Recent events have inspired faculty members not only to talk about race in class, but to show students how to respond to hate groups.
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