Monday, January 24, 2022

UMichigan to Pay $490M in Sexual Abuse Settlement

The University of Michigan will pay $490 million to settle claims of sexual harassment against a former football team doctor.

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Arizona GOP Greenlights Bill Allowing Guns on Campus

Republican lawmakers in Arizona approved legislation requiring public universities to allow concealed weapon permit carriers to bring guns on campus. 
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US Largest Catholic University Gives Students Nine Gender Options

DePaul University, the largest Catholic institution in the US, upgraded its web portal to include nine gender identity options.
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California Offers Compensation for Student Volunteer Hours

California Governor Gavin Newsom has launched a new program to help struggling students pay for college in exchange for community service. 
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UMichigan President Dismissed Over Affair With Employee

The University of Michigan removed President Mark Schlissel for having an alleged affair with another university employee.
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Michigan Professor Suspended After Video to Get ‘Juices Flowing’

A Ferris State professor has been suspended after a video of him went viral in which he tells students they are “vectors of disease."

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14 Trade School Subjects That’ll Get You a High-Paying Career

If you’re not sure what career path to pursue, here are 14 of the best trade school subjects for 2021 and beyond.

Alabama Sorority Ousts President, Member for Racist Comments

University of Alabama sorority Alpha Phi expelled its president after racist comments in a private group message surfaced online.

Idaho Prof: Bar Women From Engineering, Medicine, Law

A Boise State professor is urging schools to bar women from engineering, medicine, and law because independent women are "quarrelsome.” 

Former Temple Dean Forged Data to Boost College Rank

Federal prosecutors have found a former dean of Temple University guilty of faking data to boost his school’s position in national rankings.

How to Succeed in College

College success is about more than a 4.0 GPA. From choosing the right classes and staying motivated to making lifelong friendships and decorating your dorm room, here are our top tips for getting the most out of your college experience.

17 Study Apps Every College Student Needs to Have

From writing your research paper to keeping note of day-to-day tasks, these study apps will make college life a cakewalk.

12 Best Ways to Manage Stress: A College Student’s 101 Guide

College and stress go together like peanut butter and jelly. Good thing there are plenty of ways to manage stress in college!

15 Best Colleges to Attend if You Want a Vibrant Social Life

Get ready for the ultimate college experience! Check out 15 of the best US colleges when it comes to a vibrant campus social life.

Your Guide to College Finance

Student loans, grants and scholarships, creating a budget — paying for college is no simple matter. Here’s everything you need to know to set yourself up for financial success (and how to find student-only discounts and freebies!).

23 Colleges You Can Attend Tuition Free (Yes, They Do Exist!)

One of the worst things about college is how expensive it can be. Lucky for you, we've hunted down 23 colleges that you can attend tuition-free!

Grants to Go Back to College: Financing for the Nontraditional Student

One might think that financial aid options cater to recently graduated high school seniors only, but there are tons of grants for nontraditional students to get back (or started) in college too.

Does the Military Pay for College? The Full Guide to Education Benefits

The decision to enlist comes with loads of responsibility and life changes, but if you are absolutely sure the military is for you, rest assured that your academic dreams are possible too.

Life After College

Want to make sure the work you’re putting in now is going to pay off later? Check out these tips for getting your dream job, managing student debt, and navigating the professional world.

14 Best College Majors for the Future to Put You in High Demand

If you want to future-proof your education, here are 14 of the best college majors to prepare yourself for tomorrow’s workforce. 

9 Student Clubs That Will Make Your Resume Stand Out After College

Ever wonder what college clubs boost your resume? No need to look any further! Here are nine awesome clubs that can do the trick.

A Career in Marine Transport: Planning for a Life at Sea

Beyond the thrill of the wind in your hair and traveling the world, the appeal of a marine transport career lies in its comparatively high wages.

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Shifting the Role of Community College and Apprentice Programs

To out-innovate competing countries, the US must shift the role of community colleges and apprentice programs.

Who Will Benefit Under President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness?

While President Biden’s plans to eliminate student loan debt will be a reprieve for many federal loan borrowers, private loan recipients can still explore their options for better repayment options.

Capitol Attack and 2011 UC Davis Protests, Compared

The scene at the 2011 UC Davis protest was very different from the January 6 chaos in Washington, DC, but the differences are instructive.

The SAT Eliminated Its Essay. Now What?

While the SAT essay is no more, students still need to demonstrate competence in essay composition and proofreading, and educators still need to ensure that students can develop cogent, evidence-based, and persuasive arguments.