College & University

Respecting Diversity: 3 Qualities Your Young Adult Needs

Your kid will interact with many different people throughout their life. After high school when they move, or go to college, or start working, they will be meeting and forming relationships with people of different ages, races, ethnicities, genders, and more.<p>Many will have different ideologies, …

Parenting

Wisconsin Republicans Consider Cracking Down on Campus Protests

The Badger State is debating a law that would suspend or expel students who shut down speakers or interfere with their free expression. Does it go too far?<p>The national controversy surrounding attempts to shut down controversial speakers on college campuses entered a new phase this week, with the …

Higher Education

4-Star LB Prospect Ben Wilson Commits to TCU

Ben Wilson, a 4-star inside linebacker from Sumner, Washington, verbally committed to the TCU Horned Frogs on Friday.<p>Wilson made things official with a post on Twitter:<p>One of the most dynamic defenders in the country, Wilson is the 13th-ranked inside linebacker in the country and No. 1 player at …

TCU Horned Frogs

Why Higher Education Depends On The Hispanic Market

As with so many other industries, higher education is facing major existential challenges. Among the biggest issues raising questions around the …

Education

Nevada reportedly offers 9-year-old a football scholarship, setting new record

These headlines are ridiculous, but they’re pretty much just headlines.<p>For several years, Lane Kiffin offering a USC scholarship to a seventh grader was the go-to tale when discussing football recruiting getting started at younger and younger ages. Middle school recruiting is far from unheard of in …

Sports

The Tef won't improve teaching – universities will just play the game

Assessment systems that incentivise performance lead to perverse outcomes. The new Teaching excellence framework will be no exception<p>One day we will realise that the unintended consequences of the Teaching excellence framework are harmful not just for our universities, but also for those who are …

UK Universities

4-Star CB Prospect Jalyn Armour-Davis Commits to Alabama over Auburn, FSU

Jalyn Armour-Davis thrived as a shutdown cornerback at St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, and he announced Friday <b></b>that he'll continue his football career at Alabama.<p>Per Ben Thomas of AL.com, Armour-Davis pledged to play for the Crimson Tide starting next season.<p>"He committed to the …

Alabama Crimson Tide

Wesleyan College Addresses KKK History

Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia is addressing how its history and traditions are entangled with the KKK.<p>In recent years, it's become almost commonplace for universities to publicly grapple with painful histories. Whether it's debating the modern-day appropriateness of using the term "master" to …

Racism

California travel ban could impact college sports schedules, but likely not 2017’s

The state is forbidding publicly funded travel to eight states with laws it perceives as discriminatory.<p>In 2016, a North Carolina state law altered the sports calendar. The state lost the NBA All-Star Game, ACC football championship, and other college championships because of opposition to a state …

Texas A&M

New Orleans' graduation rate falls 5.7 points in 5 years

New Orleans' high school graduation rate has continued a long-term sag, dipping to five points below the state average, according to data released …

College Prep

4-Star TE Prospect Austin Stogner Commits to Oklahoma over Nebraska, More

Oklahoma picked up a key early commitment for its 2019 recruiting class Friday with tight end Austin Stogner announcing the Sooners as his college choice.<p>Stogner confirmed the decision with a post on social media:<p>The Prestonwood Christian Academy (Texas) standout is a 4-star prospect who already …

Former Texas track coach Bev Kearney's discrimination lawsuit against school can proceed

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade …

Will Free Community College Really Help Low-Income Students?

Commentary<p>Money isn’t the only obstacle to college completion<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>In the face of soaring college tuitions and …

Higher Education

Here's where Cawlidge Hawkey should add Division I teams

The NHL and the NHL Players Association are teaming up to support and promote the growth of Cawlidge Hawkey.<p>The NHL will announce on Friday -- during …

College Hockey

No. 22 Louisiana Recruit Israel Mukuamu Reveals Top 9 Via Twitter Video

Israel Mukuamu, a top safety recruit out of Louisiana, named his top nine schools today.<p>The Parkway High School (Bossier City) star is ranked No. 22 …

Sports

‘Last Chance U’ Season 2 trailer features coach wielding humongous whiteboard

You’re gonna watch this show. Here’s the trailer and the best part of it.<p>First, please look at this GIF:<p>Thank you.<p>This is from the trailer for Season 2 (July 21) of Netflix documentary series <i>Last Chance U</i>, which debuted in 2016 to widespread delight.<p>The series focuses on East Mississippi Community …

Does God Want You to Spend $300,000 for College?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — In the remarks he prepared for his parting address to the University of Notre Dame class of 2017, Rev. John I. Jenkins urged the graduating seniors to turn and applaud their families.<p>Father Jenkins, the Notre Dame president, did not end up delivering those words, though. Earlier …

University of Notre Dame

Illinois football reportedly offered a fourth-grader a scholarship

Illinois is very bad at football. The Fighting Illini haven’t had a winning season since 2011 and haven’t won more than seven games since 2007.<p>So how …

College Football

One of the nation's top QBs decommitted from a Big Ten power. What happens next?

When a quarterback backs out of a verbal commitment, there is an immediate, tangible impact: A certain type of relationship is severed. And the …

College Football

Old Rivalries Continue, Newbies Shine In Week 2 Of #MyTopCollege 2017

The revival of old rivalries and the formation of new ones marks a fiery second week for the 2017 FORBES #MyTopCollege campaign, an annual competition for student and alumni, staff, faculty and parents to show off their school spirit. We are nearly midway through the campaign, and schools didn’t …

University of Iowa

This Illinois museum is quite cultured: BTN LiveBIG

<b>B1G Museums</b><p>The 14 universities of the Big Ten Conference are home to some of the finest museums, special collections and libraries in the nation. …

University of Illinois

Way-too-early 2018 NBA Mock Draft: Celtics take Mizzou's Michael Porter at No. 1

Texas' Mohamed Bamba and Arizona's DeAndre Ayton also in the top 3 in next year's NBA Draft<p>The 2017 NBA Draft was deep and filled with at least five incredible point guard prospects. The 2018 NBA Draft should be neither of those things. But that doesn't mean there won't be stars at the top - most …

College Basketball

Anaya Peoples, the No. 1 point guard in the 2019 class, gives verbal commitment to Notre Dame

It's been years since Skylar Diggins suited up for Notre Dame, but the Dallas Wings star is still helping the Irish win -- on the recruiting …

Notre Dame

Autonomous shuttles on college campus

The Best and Worst States For Making A Living In 2017

Look to the middle of the country if you’re thinking about transferring to a new job or embarking on a new career, a recent research report says. MoneyRates.com released a list of the best states to make a living in, and eight of the top ten don’t touch the Atlantic or the Pacific.<p>To create the …

State Income Tax

This week in college football recruiting: Ohio State at No. 1

What is the impact of the top college football commitments of the week?<p>The SB Nation College Football Recruiting Podcast returns with a new episode. You can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher.<p>In this episode, I discuss the top commitments of the previous week or so, what they mean …

College Football

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With a wave of his cap to the LSU fans, Alex Lange disappeared into the dugout after what very well could have been his last outing as a collegian.<p>It was one of his best, and most timely.<p>The Chicago Cubs' first-round draft pick limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 …

Major League Baseball

Let the Waiting Begin: Calling Pitches, Slowly, in College Baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — The shadows stretched from the first-base stands toward the mound late Sunday as Texas Christian took on Florida at the College World Series. As each batter stepped in for the Horned Frogs, Gators catcher Mike Rivera settled into his crouch and glanced left, toward the third base …

Baseball

H.D. Woodson’s Vincent Flythe III makes up his mind, commits to Maryland

Vincent Flythe III made up his mind years ago that he’d play college football.<p>Two years after Flythe’s mother died of breast cancer, his father, Vincent Flythe II, let his son choose where he’d attend high school, selecting from several private school powerhouses all vying for the developing …

Sports

Wayne State University hikes tuition by 3.75% for next year

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The University of Michigan will offer free tuition to in-state students whose families make under $65,000 a year.<p>He knew it was …

Detroit