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The surveilled student

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The pandemic has prompted many colleges to quickly roll out surveillance tools that could help limit the spread of… Read More

Students lost to Brexit

From Inside Higher Ed: “Modeling kept under wraps by the British government for nearly two years estimates that Brexit could cost the nation’s universities nearly… Read More

Covid-19 reversed an enrollment trend

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “For years, Latina/o students have been the fastest-growing segment of undergraduates, and in the fall of 2019, they were… Read More

Credential count approaches 1 Million

From Inside Higher Ed: “The nonprofit Credential Engine has identified 967,734 unique credentials on offer in the U.S. as part of an ongoing effort to… Read More

Transfer today isn’t linear. Solutions must recognize that

From Inside Higher Ed: “ … a study on student mobility by the National Student Clearinghouse found that almost 38 percent of students who start… Read More

The crisis of unemployed college graduates

From The Wall Street Journal: “But despite the prospect of pandemic relief, there is another crisis facing higher education: Millions of students are set to… Read More

A career-aligned major isn’t enough

From Inside Higher Ed: “Instead of looking for a program that screams relevance, students need undergraduate programs that are demanding in terms of writing, critical… Read More

Times Higher Education’s Digital Teaching Survey results

“Universities’ wariness of online instruction was suddenly swept aside last year by Covid-19. But how successful has the overnight digital transition been? Is it sustainable?… Read More

Quizlet and TikTok partner on new integration enabling creators to build engaging, informative learning videos

From PR Newswire: “Quizlet, the global learning platform known for its AI-powered study tools, today announced an integration with TikTok, the short-form video app with… Read More

More colleges are partnering with boot camps to tap demand for short-term programs

From Higher Ed Dive: “Coding boot camps have long been viewed as the antithesis of traditional higher education. They focus more heavily on technical training…. Read More

Australian universities in ‘deep trouble’ as borders stay closed

From Times Higher Education: “Australian universities may never recover their pre-pandemic market share of international student recruitment, a leading scholar has claimed, after the prospect… Read More

Isolated in dorm rooms or stuck at home, some freshmen wonder if college is worth it

From The Hechinger Report: “More than a third of prospective college students said they are reconsidering their higher education plans, according to a poll released… Read More

From Pfizer to Phi Beta Kappa: Getting campuses vaccinated

From Inside Higher Ed: “Compared to all other adults, a smaller percentage of college-aged people intend to get a vaccine when it becomes available. Even… Read More

A California university tries to shield an entire city from coronavirus

From The New York Times: “Rather than turning the campus into a protective bubble for students and staff, as some schools have attempted, [UC Davis]… Read More

Fighting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation

From Inside Higher Ed: “Donald Alcendor, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Meharry Medical College, a historically Black medical school in Nashville, Tenn.,… Read More

New variant meets its first university

From Inside Higher Ed: “University of Michigan’s stay-at-home order could be a look into the future for other colleges and universities, as new SARS-CoV-2 variants… Read More

Tracking the coronavirus at U.S. colleges and universities

From The New York Times: “Tens of thousands of new coronavirus cases continue to emerge on college campuses. A New York Times survey of more… Read More

Universities face digital accessibility lawsuits as pandemic continues

From Diverse Issues in Higher Education: “There’s been an uptick in lawsuits by students with disabilities against colleges and universities since the coronavirus pandemic shifted… Read More

A grad strike, a court fight, a no-confidence vote: U. of Michigan struggles over its campus reopening

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “During a meeting attended by more than 2,000 faculty members … 957 faculty members voted in favor of a… Read More

International student revenue drop: The financial impact on higher education

From Evolllution: “Originally the primary destination of approximately one-third of prospective international students, the U.S., is now only preferred by 9% of these students. This… Read More

Urgency of getting people back to work gives new momentum to “micro credentials”

From The Hechinger Report: “‘People are looking for shorter forms of learning during this time. They don’t know whether they have two months, three months…. Read More

Lab teaching could be revolutionized by switch to online

From Times Higher Education: “‘One of our major challenges’ to reform, said Robert Lue, a professor of the practice of molecular and cellular biology at… Read More

With a degree no longer enough, job candidates are told to prove their skills in tests

From The Hechinger Report: “As the number of candidates balloons while health risks make it hard for hiring managers to meet with them in person,… Read More

US universities accused of ‘magical thinking’ on reopening plans

From Times Higher Education: “Institutions have been forced to dial back plans to resume in-person teaching and to cut tuition fees as the US hits… Read More

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