New research shows the mere presence of your smartphone – even if it isn’t ringing and you aren’t staring at it – undermines your ability to perform certain tasks. A team of psychologists ran a series of experiments with college students and found that their attention and problem-solving varied depending on the location of their… Read more »
Massachusetts is leading 18 states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, challenging her plans to roll back regulations designed to protect students at for-profit colleges.
Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making the Empire State the first state to cover tuition at all public colleges and universities for low- and income families. New York’s decision to offer free tuition at public colleges follows similar efforts in Chicago, Oregon and Tennessee, where lawmakers have made community college… Read more »
The university on Friday hosted a conference exploring the historical ties between slavery and early universities founded in the Colonial Era.
It’s a major problem that’s still mostly invisible to the public.