It had been a challenging first semester at Iowa State University for Brittni Wendling. Wendling has Larsen syndrome, a condition that means most of her joints are dislocated; she describes it as like “not having knees.” Along with the typical
The northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, are home to some of the city’s poorest residents, including about 80,000 schoolchildren. Many families are recent immigrants to Australia, moving to find work in factories located in the northern outskirts of town. Unemployment
In most of academe, professors know not to begin a scholarly talk with humor that is both sexist and has nothing to do with the topic of the talk. But that apparently isn’t the case online, where a professor’s post
The University of Maryland University College will this fall pilot a digital “extended transcript.” For now, a prototype offers a look at one institution’s idea of the transcript of the future. UMUC is one of a dozen colleges involved in
When Carolyn Stefanco accepted the “disrupter” award inside an Albany hotel Friday, faculty members picketed on the sidewalk. “Disruptive leadership,” their signs read, “is killing the College of Saint Rose.” Stefanco, the president of Saint Rose, received the award two
Marley Dias is like a lot of 11-year-olds: She loves getting lost in a book. But the books she was reading at school were starting to get on her nerves. She enjoyed Where The Red Fern Grows and the Shiloh
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