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With no athletic scholarships and schedules often jam-packed with multiple obligations, Division III student-athletes still make time for the sports they love while pursuing academic excellence. In Division III, pretty much all sports are non-revenue-generating, and student-athletes compete in front of small groups of fellow students and diehard fans. There are few perks though. Athletic departments try to make the most with what they have, driven by the desire to
At UCLA, classes are still in session—remotely, due to the pandemic—even while National Guard troops patrol near the campus to stop any violence that might arise from protests over the killing of George Floyd. Many schools and colleges had already completed their terms before a white police officer in Minneapolis kneeled on the neck of Floyd, a black man he was restraining, for eight minutes until Floyd died. But at
Back in grade school, I remember my teachers equating letter grades with intelligence and future success. This was always perplexing to me because I knew that this was not always the case. Sure, many of the students who received good grades had high IQs, but many did not. Because of the way teachers weighted various assignments, one could receive an A simply by participating in class, turning in homework, completing
A new playbook takes aim at the nation's sudden shift to online learning and attempts to help faculty keep student success at the core of their online instructional practices. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, higher-education faculty nationwide were forced to move their instruction online with limited preparation or guidance. But now, new guidance intends to help faculty navigate this pedagogical shift while maintaining focus on student success. Delivering High-Quality Instruction
Some universities have taken strict action against students, and in one case, a faculty member, for their racist and offensive comments and videos about George Floyd, a Black man who died last week after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him down with his knee on his neck for approximately nine minutes. These students and faculty also made derogatory comments about those protesting Floyd’s death. The University of South Carolina expelled
College students’ mental health and well being in a time of pandemic and their safety when new rules on sexual assault investigations kick in on Aug. 14 were the main issues discussed on Wednesday at the annual EVERFI Campus Prevention Network Summit. This year, the conference is virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, more than 800 higher education leaders and organizations are expected to participate in the two-day event
White scientists outscore African Americans at a key step in the awarding of the sought-after funds. The new research comes at a time when the nationâ€™s racial inequities are under intense scrutiny.
These employees are disproportionately affected by the pandemic, a higher ed industry group notes.
A security company was able to work with a major unnamed university in the northeast to stop an attack that was initially thought to originate from students to disrupt online testing. It turned out to come from another university.
The following is adapted from a letter Dr. Ayindé Rudolph, superintendent of Mountain View Whisman School District, sent to his school community in Mountain View, Calif. Dear educators, students and families:With all that is taking place during this time, I feel called to speak, to start a much-needed conversation with myself, with you and with our children. In a year in which we have had to deal with issues around
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