15 avril 2017

Untangling Title IX in higher ed

University Business LogoBy Jennifer Fink. No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal assistance. —20 U.S.C. § 1681(a), better known as Title IX. More...

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Booting the gluten from an entire college dining hall

University Business LogoBy Steven Wyman-Blackburn. The number of U.S. colleges offering gluten-free dining options is rising, as more people learn about the seriousness of celiac disease, says Chris Rich, vice president of development for the Gluten Intolerance Group. More...

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Colleges go all in for food allergy safety

University Business LogoBy Melissa Ezarik. Colleges and universities taking extra care to improve the safety and quality of life for students with food allergies can participate in the Food Allergy Research & Education’s College Food Allergy Program, which launched in 2014. More...

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Crisis care strains college campus counseling services

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. The growing demand for mental health treatment on campuses resulted in part from a national effort, mounted over the last decade or so, to eliminate stigmas and get more students to seek help when grappling with emotional distress. More...

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New coalition to advocate for adult college students

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. A newly formed advocacy organization hopes to smooth the process for busy adults looking to attend college. More...

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How can universities tackle religious discrimination?

The Guardian homeBy. Religion-based harassment of students on campus is growing. This is a diversity and equality issue, and should be treated as such. More...

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Student loan interest rate set to rise by a third after UK inflation surge

The Guardian homeBy. Increase in inflation, driven by pound’s Brexit slide, means students will pay more as others benefit from low borrowing rates. More...

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More university students are using tech to cheat in exams

The Guardian homeBy. Guardian uncovers 42% rise in cheating cases involving gadgets such as mobile phones and hidden earpieces since 2012. More...

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Student approval ratings are abysmal – universities need effective regulation

The Guardian homeBy. With high fees comes a duty for universities to provide value for money, but the higher education bill offers no hope that performances will scrutinised. More...

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Conferences are intellectual lifelines – but as a single parent I often miss out

The Guardian homeByAcademics Anonymous. With few academic conferences making an effort to be family-friendly, those of us parenting alone can’t always access the same opportunities as others. More...

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