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Joe Biden Wins 2020 Presidential Election

The American people have elected democratic nominee, Joe Biden, to serve as the 46th president of the United States. It’s been four years since president-elect...

Trump Promises to Withhold Higher Education Research Funding in Partisan Dispute

President Donald Trump says he would issue an executive order that will prohibit U.S. colleges and universities from receiving federal research funds if they...

Higher Education Community Fights Immigrant Family Separations as Future of Detained...

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wed., June 20 to end the practice of separating parents and children who are detained for...

SPEAK UP: Spike in Racist, Bullying Behavior on Campuses Creates Opportunity...

Certain rhetoric and behavior by President Donald Trump has been cited as promoting racism, violence, sexism, and bullying. A central concern regarding the president’s...

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from Serving in the Military

President Donald Trump announced this week that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. The president made the...

Travel Ban Has Limited Effect on International Students Coming to U.S.,...

Despite concerns over the potential effects of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on higher education, international students have continued to express interest in studying...

Majority of Hate Crimes Go Unreported, Target Victims Based on Gender...

Approximately 54 percent of hate crimes that took place in the United States between 2011 and 2015 were not reported to law enforcement, and...

Proposed Budget Cuts to Department of Education Have Severe Consequences for...

The words “elimination” and “reduction” dominate President Donald Trump’s proposal for the U.S. Department of Education’s budget in fiscal year 2018. These cuts are...

Disinvited: Political Ideologies and Free Speech Collide on College Campuses

The lessons colleges and universities are learning from hosting controversial speakers In a time of both increasing diversity and deepening political divides, U.S. colleges and universities...

Congress Set to Hear Trump’s Proposals for Eliminating AmeriCorps, Other Service...

President Donald Trump is expected to present to Congress this week his plan for reigning in the federal budget, which includes eliminating funding for...

Trump’s Immigration Ban Has Negative Consequences for U.S. Higher Education

Following the signing last Friday of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries, colleges across...

Healthcare Inequality in the Era of Trump

Low-income and minority populations have the most to lose from the repeal of Obamacare  Since the passage in 2010 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) —...

In the Name of Progress: The Potential Implications of a Trump...

If the election of Donald Trump as our next president has done nothing else, it has left the nation with more questions than answers....

Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary Garners Criticism from Left and Right

President-elect Donald Trump has selected GOP donor and school choice activist Betsy DeVos to serve as head of the U.S. Department of Education under...

Racist Messages Sent to Black University of Pennsylvania Students Lead to...

An incident involving racist messages sent to African American students at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has led to the temporary suspension of a...

College Students Nationwide Take to Streets to Protest Election Results

College students across the country began to amass late Tuesday night following the announcement of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton to protest the...

Clinton vs. Trump: How the Presidential Candidates’ Higher Education Policies Stack...

As of April 2016, there were just over 69 million millennials (adults ages 18 to 35) in the U.S., a number almost equal to...