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Hundreds of family and friends gathered on Saturday to honor the life of Joan Carol Morgan Matthews, a seasoned reporter and editor who interviewed some of the nation’s top newsmakers including former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison. A calming and quiet presence who was deeply devoted to her faith, Matthews died last week at the age of 70, after a long
Fraternity has been suspended after video surfaces showing some of its members mocking slavery and using a racial slurA University of Georgia fraternity is being investigated over a video which circulated on social media and showed some of its members mocking slavery and using a racial slur. The video shows a student hitting another with a belt while saying the words “Pick my cotton” and then a racial slur.
Performance data reveals how much the country still suffers from educational gerrymanderingIn Scotland, the new middle-class rites of spring are upon us. They may not yet carry the resonance of Glyndebourne, Henley or Royal Ascot but the social and economic implications for thousands of families are quite profound. This is when Scotland’s state school league tables are published and when families begin to inspect university prospectuses and neighbourhood maths tutors
WASHINGTON – The intersection of race, law and democracy drew more than 550 law professors and scholars from around the world to American University’s Washington College of Law for the 4th National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference. The four-day gathering, which featured more than 300 speakers, offered more than 110 panels, colloquia, addresses and other events around the theme “People of Color and the Future of Democracy.” Topics touched on
Over the last three weeks, Washington has seen a flurry of activity around federal higher education policy. Updates to the Negotiated Rulemaking schedule will extend the negotiations on higher education accreditation and innovation into early April. The House Committee on Education & Labor held their first hearing on college costs, with four more hearings to come this spring. And, of course, everyone has (rightfully) become an expert on college admissions
What’s the latest from the Y? Over Monday and Tuesday earlier this week, entrepreneurs from 189 startups took the stage for Demo Day, the de-facto graduation ceremony for Y Combinator, one of the technology industry’s most recognizable startup accelerator programs.Among the graduates were a half dozen education technology companies. And if you were to ask their executives about what problems they’re trying to solve, “community” is a word you’d likely
When we talk about early childhood development, especially best practices, we rarely factor in the importance of neuroscience. Before I begin my discussion, I feel that it is necessary to define what neuroscience is. Neuroscience is the study of how the human nervous system develops and functions. The subcategories of computational, cognitive, cultural, linguistic and developmental neuroscience focus on different pathways in learning. We can derive a greater understanding of
Conservative pundits say liberal criticism of controversial speakers chills the climate for speech. Some liberals and academics say the real victims are professors who have become the targets of right-wing media outlets.
Around 80 percent of students in the United States end up changing their major at least once, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Those stats resonate with Jason Roscoe who didn’t know what career he wanted to pursue either, when he enrolled as an undergraduate at Mansfield University located in Pennsylvania. “I initially started out as a biology major and realized that the math that was involved, it wasn’t
Following the announcement that Argosy University is closing its campuses across the nation, online graduate school Claremont Lincoln University, based in Claremont, California, has announced it will work to accept as many Argosy University graduate students as possible. Dr. Joseph Sallustio The school focuses on civic engagement, social justice and organizational leadership. “I can’t imagine how disheartening it must be for these students to be suddenly dropped from their academic
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