Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returned to her alma mater on Friday to address graduating students at Wellesley College. The wet, gray day did little to dampen enthusiasm or extinguish Clinton's fiery speech.
It’s college graduation season, and that often brings demonstrations against commencement speakers. Many college administrators are faced with the tricky task of permitting activism while protecting free speech.
Students at Harvard on Tuesday held the first university-wide graduation ceremony for black students. The student-organized event comes as Harvard and other universities are grappling with their ties to slavery.
Household debt in the U.S. has reached a new peak north of $12.7 trillion, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Student loans account for more than 10 percent of that debt.
Graduate students at Tufts University have voted to unionize. The vote comes after the National Labor Relations Board ruled last summer that students who teach and do research at private universities have the right to organize.