College & University

Lego professor of play: apply now for the most coveted job in education

The world’s first professor of play – funded by Lego – is being sought by Cambridge University. What is the job description?<p>There are only three days left to apply for what could be the most coveted job in education: the Lego professor of play, development and learning at the University of …

Education

“The snowflakes need to be shaken up a bit”: America’s colleges brace for the age of Trump

When George Mason University law professor Frank Buckley started putting together a pro-Trump group of academics last year, he was hard-pressed finding colleagues willing to actually scribble their names down.<p>“If you want to talk about safe spaces, you might want to start talking about …

Higher Education

9 Things You Should Know About Paying for Grad School

Students attend graduate school to gain more knowledge in a specific field, increase their future earning power, or switch careers. But depending on …

Loans

The Impossible Price of Going to College

The largest college alumni group in the country consists of people who have student debt and no degree. There have always, of course, been more …

Higher Education

Restricting the flow of students to the UK is not in the interests of the wider UK economy

It is imperative that we reflect on the many tangible and intangible benefits to Britain that derive from our incomparable higher education system and its global reach. Cutting off the blood-supply to this extraordinary ‘national brain’ would be disastrous.<p>The UK is the world’s most recommended …

Education

Will Trump Clamp Down on For-Profit Colleges—or Reverse Obama’s Regulations?

The incoming president of the United States paid $25 million in November to settle lawsuits with people who believed they were ripped off by his for-profit ‘university.’<p>The incoming president of the United States paid $25 million in November to settle lawsuits with people who believed they were …

Higher Education

Allowing concealed weapons on college campuses is a silly, and dangerous, idea

College, we like to think, is a time of intellectual inquiry. But it is also, as anyone who has spent any time on a campus knows, a time of boundary-testing, experimentation and alcohol-fueled parties. Not exactly the kind of place where it makes sense to let folks wander around carrying hidden …

Gun Rights

Northwestern professors urged to put information about mental health services on syllabi

Colleges and universities generally try to make information about mental health services accessible to students. But at Northwestern University, …

Higher Education

Are students justified in banning the sale of newspapers on campus?

Four speakers to debate the student union motions in some universities to prevent the Daily Mail, Daily Express and the Sun being sold<p>Expect fireworks next Tuesday during a panel discussion at City, University of London when four people debate whether campus campaigns against the sale of the Sun, …

Higher Education

Can You Be Kicked Out of College for a ‘Microaggression’?

Can you be kicked out of college for a ‘microaggression’? You know, those manifestations of privilege, racism or sexism that supposedly cause …

Higher Education

Your Office Coach: Son with Asperger's will finish college but with little work experience

Q: My son "Brett," who will graduate from college next year, has a documented diagnosis of high-functioning autism, often referred to as Asperger's …

Developmental Disabilities

A Senator Fights DeVos With FIRE

Sen. Bob Casey has a loaded question for Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. “Ms. DeVos must fully explain whether she supports the radical view that it should be more difficult for campus sexual-assault victims to receive justice,” said the Pennsylvania Democrat, who sits on the committee …

Higher Education

Statement: Palestinian students in UK demand resignation of National Union of Students VP following Al Jazeera investigation

<i>Richard Brook, Vice President of the UK’s National Union of Students (NUS) was filmed covertly by Al Jazeera admitting to conspiring to oust NUS</i> …

How the NFL advises college underclassmen on entering the draft - NFL Nation

Monday was the deadline for college underclassmen to declare for the 2017 NFL draft. In making the decision to forgo their final year of eligibility, …

Minnesota Vikings

An increasing role for libraries in research information management

It’s no secret that the research ecosystem has been experiencing rapid change in recent years, driven by complex political, technological, and …

Higher Education

Carolyn Hax: The girl with the dragon papa

Adapted from an online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: Our daughter plans to use her summer job money and graduation gifts from family and friends to pay for a tattoo. I can pretty much guarantee her grandparents and other relatives will react as my husband did: He thinks she is ungrateful to be spending</i> …

Parenting

Mendeley reader counts offer early evidence of the scholarly impact of academic articles

<i>Although the use of citation counts as indicators of scholarly impact has well-documented limitations, it does offer insight into what articles are</i> …

UK Universities

Why race should be high on the student attainment agenda in 2017

The proportion of UK students identifying as black and minority ethnic (BME) attending university reached 21 per cent in 2014-15 – its highest ever. …

Higher Education

Brown University Sweeps Lower New England Division

<b>Brown University Sweeps Lower New England Division</b> <br>Founded in 1764, Brown University remains one of America's premier research institutions with a …

Team USA

U.S. News Ranks Belhaven Top University in the South

September 15, 2016 (Jackson, Miss.) - <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> released their 2017 Best Colleges and awarded Belhaven a top ranking for best regional …

Higher Education

21st birthday offers glimpse of the year's drinking

College students tend to drink more on their 21st birthday than during any other event. A study links how much they drink then with the rest of the …

Best College Values Releases 10 Best Value Online Master' Degrees in Biomedical and Bioengineering

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --�Best College Values is a website that releases monthly rankings of both online and residential academic …

Chemical Engineering

Adjunct Faculty, Competency-based (interdisciplinary) (Chicago, IL, USA)

<b>DePaul University</b><p>DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for …

College president says he was fired for offering homeless student shelter inside library in sub-zero temps

He was only trying to be kind to a homeless man.<p>That, according to the former campus president of a Kansas City trade school, is what led to him being fired, while offering a homeless man shelter from cold weather.<p>Brian Carroll, campus president at Vatterott College in Kansas City for five years, …

'It feels stifling': A year after Rohith Vemula's suicide, Hyderabad university is still tense

Una victims and Mohammed Akhlaq's brother will attend event to mark the Dalit scholar's first death anniversary on Tuesday.<p>On Thursday, students at …

Higher Education

Zion Williamson Highlights: Maybe the Best College Basketball Recruit Ever

High School Phenom Zion Williamson<p><b>Sean Labar</b> HERO Sports @seanlabar<p>Last Updated - Jan 11, 2017 09:45<p>Get the latest D1 Men's Basketball headlines …

College Basketball

Hundred more online courses to aid students

A further 100 online courses will be introduced to the city’s free open course program in the first half of this year, Shanghai Education Commission …

Education

Michael Johnston, leading education reformer, to announce bid for governor Tuesday

Governor Andrew Cuomo just finished his whirlwind six-stop State of the State tour, but the legislative action in Albany is just heating up.<p>Education …

Higher Education

The 13 Worst Fan Bases In College Football, According To Elite Recruits

Which fan bases are the most-annoying to recruits?<p>247Sports interviewed some of the top recruits in the country at the Army All-American Bowl a …

Football (U.S.)

Country Specific Scholarships at Brunel University London in UK 2017 | Latest Jobs in Nigeria 2017- Recent Job Vacancies in Nigeria

Country Specific Scholarships at Brunel University London in UK<p>Brunel University London is a world-class university based in Uxbridge, West London, …

West Africa