23 avril 2018

Flagships go national

University Business Magazine logoFounded by and for their states, public flagship universities are increasingly becoming national institutions with students from across the country. More...

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The university is fake. The laughs are real.

University Business Magazine logoWith all the catcalls, cheers and interruptions, it took awhile for the roll call to proceed at the three loudest tables on a bustling restaurant patio along the Riverwalk here Thursday night. More...

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Slideshow of undergraduate research possibilities

University Business Magazine logoA culturally rich, historically black neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida, has been experiencing gentrification. More...

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22 avril 2018

5 things to know about the teacher strike in Oklahoma

The ConversationFollowing the success of the West Virginia teachers strike earlier this year that led to a 5 percent pay raise, teachers throughout the nation are rising to demand better conditions and better pay. The latest example is Oklahoma, where teachers went on strike on April 2. More...

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Howard University student protest: 3 questions answered

The ConversationHBCUs are often portrayed as more nurturing environments for black students than predominantly white institutions. But the current student protest at Howard University, one of the nation’s most prominent HBCUs, seems to seriously call that rosy portrayal into question. More...

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Resistance to school integration in the name of ‘local control’: 5 questions answered

The ConversationSeceding communities often argue they want more local control. They also argue that secession will assist community development efforts and increase home values. But secessions imperil desegregation by creating additional boundary lines that separate resources and students by race and class. More...

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Purdue-Kaplan deal blurs lines between for-profit and public colleges

The ConversationKaplan University, which operated under parent company Graham Holdings, a $3.2 billion corporation, was part of the troubled for-profit college sector. More...

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Active shooter drills may reshape how a generation of students views school

The ConversationRecent school shootings and the March for Our Lives rallies held in cities around the world on March 24 have rekindled debates over how to keep students safe. More...

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Federal spending bill deals blow to school safety research

The ConversationLong before the current state of heightened attention to school shootings, my colleagues and I began a two-year study of school safety and the role of law enforcement officers in public schools. More...

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Rap and gown: Hip-hop artists as commencement speakers

The ConversationTraditionally at a college or university commencement before degrees are conferred, some well-respected, often scholarly figure gives a charge to the class. Historically this has been a speech that most people have to endure rather than embrace, praying that it is short so that they can get on with getting their diploma. I have three degrees. I only attended my doctoral ceremony because they were going to call my name, and I would walk across the stage. More...

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