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North America

Bryn Mawr’s labs ‘built for women’ only one part of winning formula Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

College’s output of female scientists has the caught the attention of the White House

Bus crash tragedy reveals value of outreach

14 Apr 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

STEM majors growing in US, suggests research

07 Apr 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Deepwater Horizon disaster spurs research into underwater ecology Subscription

3 April 2014 | By Jon Marcus

BP-funded oceanographers warn of the dangers of neglecting research

Wealthy students ‘should pay higher fees’ Subscription

3 April 2014 | By

Charges could help to subsidise poor students, says Northwestern University president

Liberal arts college libraries take on publishers over ebooks

31 Mar 2014

By Carl Straumsheim, for Inside Higher Ed

Graduates postpone job hunt as gap years take off Subscription

27 March 2014 | By Jon Marcus

Poor career prospects fuel rise in US university leavers seeking ‘funemployment’

Try harder: Obama’s report cards do not convince Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

Proposal for scorecard system for US institutions ‘doomed to failure’

Alternative study models ‘causing real angst’ for universities Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

US courses are evolving to serve ‘post-traditional’ students, conference hears

Princeton group questions student criminal records check

12 Mar 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Condoleezza Rice speaker invitation sparks controversy

03 Mar 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

University of the People gains accreditation

02 Mar 2014 | By

An online university established to take higher education to disadvantaged students around the world has received accreditation

US college may link president’s pay to lowest-paid staff

24 Feb 2014

By Ry Rivard, for Inside Higher Ed

Ivy League head warns of harms of institutional bloat Subscription

20 February 2014 | By

Accretion of projects harms the ability of US universities to restrain costs and hit goals, says Dartmouth College president

US cuts funding to George J. Mitchell Scholarship Subscription

20 February 2014 | By

President of US-Ireland Alliance says step is sign of America’s ‘indifference to Europe’

Canada overhauls icy image to woo world’s students Subscription

20 February 2014 | By Jon Marcus

A new marketing drive aims to boost country’s share of students from BRICS countries

Randolph sale of art to National Gallery sparks criticism

12 Feb 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

You’re the Expert: scholars explain their work in a comic turn Subscription

6 February 2014 | By Jon Marcus

Comedians and academics aim to make scientific principles exciting and fun

Berkeley: a radical home for Hitler’s émigrés Subscription

6 February 2014 | By

An exhibition reveals the impact of refugee scholars on the University of California flagship

York sticks by ‘no women’ promise to male student Subscription

30 January 2014 | By Nathan Greenfield

Human rights invoked in guaranteeing female-free seminars

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