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Study: Racist Messages Land on Campuses in Surging Numbers

Study: Racist Messages Land on Campuses in Surging Numbers

By Collin Binkley | Feb 3
Although rallies and speeches have drawn the public's attention, most of the cases tracked by the Anti-Defamation League are quieter efforts from groups that secretly distribute fliers on campus and then leave before they're found.

Colleges Review Honors Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Colleges Review Honors Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

By Collin Binkley | Dec 2
The wave of sexual allegations from Hollywood to Washington has left many U.S. colleges weighing whether to revoke honorary degrees and other accolades awarded to prominent men accused of misconduct.

Study: Most Student Loan Fraud Claims Involve For-Profits

Study: Most Student Loan Fraud Claims Involve For-Profits

By Maria Danilova | Nov 12
Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday.

6 Last-Minute Strategies to Pay for College

By Anna Helhoski | Aug 8
If you're still looking for financial aid to help cover your college tuition, you'll have to move fast. Here are six strategies recommended by people who specialize in college admissions.

University of Central Florida Ranks on List of 50 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 15
College Choice released this year's top 50 colleges for LGBT students - and only one Florida school made the list.

Campus Sex Assaults Stir Debate on When to Alert Students

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
A case has renewed focus on the problem of sexual assaults involving college students and raises questions about what obligations a university has to inform students and when it's time to go public about an alleged assault.

Colleges Grapple with Best Ways to Address Race Incidents

By Jesse J. Holland | Dec 1
Swift action is high among the best practices that school leaders can use to help defuse campus tension, experts say.

College Programs Turning to Virtual Reality for Recruiting

By John Marshall | Nov 27
College football teams have been using virtual reality as a training tool, putting players in an interactive 360-degree environment without having to be on the field.

All-Female Holyoke Cancels 'Vagina Monologues' Over Trans Exclusion

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Students at the all-female Massachusetts Mount Holyoke College cancelled the annual Valentine's Day production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," citing concerns that the play wasn't friendly toward transgender individuals.

Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

By Philip Marcelo | Sep 10
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

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