Entries in On Campus by Kirk Carapezza and Lydia Emmanouilidou
While its record of battling propaganda online is not a strong one, the U.S. government has enlisted Pakistani, American, and Italian college students to counter violent extremist groups like white nationalist organizations and ISIS.
A controversy surrounding a U.S. flag at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts has thrust the small liberal arts school into a national debate about nationalism, free speech, and civil dialogue.
Students, faculty, staff and immigration advocates are calling on college and university administrators to make campuses “sanctuaries” for people who could face deportation under the policies of President-elect Donald Trump.
Making higher education more affordable has been front and center during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. How did the issue - once scarcely talked about by candidates - make its way into national politics?
In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Education on Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren urged federal education officials to crack down on this country's largest college accrediting organization.
This week – for the first time – hundreds of thousands of high school students are taking a new version of the SAT college entrance exam. The redesigned test claims to be a better measurement of whether students are prepared for college. At the same time, the list of colleges that don’t require applicants to submit SAT scores is growing.
Violent extremist groups like ISIS are infamous for producing sleek propaganda online, convincing tens of thousands of young men and women to join their cause. In an attempt to counter those recruitment efforts and the subsequent violent extremist acts that follow, the U.S. government is hosting a competition, enlisting tech-savvy college students from around the world to create anti-radicalization media campaigns.
In an attempt to burnish its brand, the University of Phoenix released a new set of TV ads this week. The marketing campaign comes days after private investors purchased the for-profit giant for a cool $1 billion.
Suffolk University’s board of trustees is expected to vote on Friday on whether to oust current president Margaret McKenna. McKenna is the fifth person to serve as president of the university in five years. Who are the people who came before her and why are they no longer at the university?
This year marks the 100th anniversary of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. For 50 of those years, one small college in Manchester has been at the center of much of the political drama.