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  • Boston Magazine

    When Will College Admissions Culture Change for Good?

    From the start, this scandal was never just about the scandal itself: In a number of ways, the illegal behavior called attention to the perfectly legal methods—many of them featured in these pages—that some wealthy parents use to get their kids into elite schools. With its national scope, star-studded docket, and wall-to-wall media coverage, the […]

  • Washington Post

    The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefront

    More than a decade ago, Chinese physicist Pan Jian-Wei returned home from Europe to help oversee research into some of the most important technology of the 21st century. At a conference in Shanghai this summer, Pan and his team offered a rare peek at the work he described as a “revolution.” They spoke of the […]

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

    Higher-Ed Groups Are Warning Colleges Against ‘Surveillance’ of Chinese Academics. On Some Campuses, That’s Already Begun.

    Monitoring Chinese scholars in the United States could “trample on individual rights” and impede scientific research, a group of prominent higher-education associations said in a statement released on Monday. The statement, published by the PEN America, a free-speech nonprofit organization, is the latest signal that advocates for American research universities are worried about higher education’s […]

  • Inside Higher Ed

    Op-Ed: We Must Have Both: Bolstering Research Security & Openness

    Over the past year, the federal government has expressed increasing concern about foreign interference in the university-based research that for decades has made America the world leader in scientific innovation. The federal intelligence agencies raising alarms have underlined the growing incidence and complexity of threats to universities, which take various forms and originate from an […]

  • WAMC

    UAlbany Purple Pantry

    The Falling into Place series spotlights the important work of -and fosters collaboration between- not-for-profit organizations in our communities; allowing us all to fall into place. This morning, the program focuses on UAlbany’s Purple Pantry – a new on-campus food pantry that was enabled through a grant from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. […]

  • Wall Street Journal

    We’re Working to Increase Graduation Rates

    Naomi Schaefer Riley’s review of David Kirp’s “The College Dropout Scandal” (Bookshelf, July 30) shines a light on the need to increase college graduation rates. It isn’t easy. Students face a broad array of challenges in completing their degree. Sixty percent of today’s students are working-learners, one in four are parents and nearly 40% are […]

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