The Fight Over Football Funding
Universities with middling football teams decide how to balance athletic budgets with student needs.
Trigger Warnings in the ClassroomProfessors debate whether future lawyers need to discuss cases involving rape while they’re in school.
Memorials and LegaciesA university chaplain reflects on the importance and meaning of memorial services.
Should the Greek System Be Banned?Or will getting rid of fraternities on campus just push drinking and rape off campus?
Let the Right Ones InAn engineering college has a new metric for admitting students: “locus of control”
The “Yes Means Yes” WorldWhat will the new affirmative consent standard mean for the 800 colleges that have adopted it?
The Humanities Strengthen ScienceHow a visit to the Yale University Cushing Center taught one scientist to see the humanism in medicine.
Ole Miss Struggles to Be a New MissThe University of Mississippi wants to stop going by its nickname and improve campus race relations. Students are not happy.
The Costs of Big DataShort-sighted investments in analytics are hurting students and teachers alike.
The Yik Yak Take-BackWhat happened when college professors tried to drown out an app’s anonymous ugliness with positive vibes.
Colleges and CosbyUniversities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
I Used My Research for Advocacy. Was I Wrong?A social scientist considers how his findings on women and obesity should be used in public discourse.
What’s Happening With Free Tuition in Chile?President Michelle Bachelet’s plan to make higher education free hits some snags.
Raising a Flag, Raising Some QuestionsDisplaying a Confederate flag at Bryn Mawr leads to controversy.
Accept Women—or ElseFraternities at Wesleyan are becoming coed. Will it help cut down on sexual assault?
Does Duolingo Pass the Test?Carnegie Mellon partners with the language-learning app to make it good enough to prep students for the TOEFL.
Foreign Researchers Have It Rough at the University of CaliforniaThe state’s public universities may soon become less welcoming to non-Americans.