After eight years of stalled efforts, graduate students at New York University have done it: On Wednesday afternoon, graduate, research, and teaching assistants at NYU became the only graduate-student union at a private university in the United States - for the second time. How could that be, you as ... More >>
From our high schools to CUNY, New York City's numbers are in—and they are terrifying.
ROI on your B.A.
To save student-loan programs, the White House has saddled master's and Ph.D. candidates with added debt.
E-Learning is starting to take off at NYC universities, but are all the bugs worked out?
Yale is under federal investigation for "its failure to eliminate a hostile sexual environment." Its frat boys seem to be running rampant, not letting their fancy Ivy League-ness get in the way of behaving like cavemen. Sixteen students filed a complaint in March accusing the university of a brea ... More >>
Crazy kids!NYU, apparently, feels bad about something. Direct from the Office of Community Standards and Compliance and the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services, there is this e-mail, sent today, entitled "Respecting our NYC neighbors," which alludes to "reports of incidents in which ... More >>
It will offer extra support to studentsbut with a catch
Ah, Sunday morning, the time when old people everywhere peer down their noses -- through bifocals with their arms extended -- at the paper, as they attempt to decipher what exactly it is kids are doing these days. This week, it seems high school students are using fake names on Facebook to av ... More >>
Rising Cuny enrollment means much-lauded campus high schools could get the boot
Disappearing job postings prompt Ph.D.'s to mull a career change
Community colleges are bursting at the seams (but not with funding)
New York University opts for war with its best and brightest
College students get short shrift from Katrina aid
House bill makes largest cuts ever in student aid
A recent court ruling opens the gates for the censorship of college papers
A movement to help the poorest students growsat the Ivies
College kids say the darndest things: Awesome, sexiled, dormcest, and . . . mons pubis!
Young Americans fight for every cause but their own. Wake up, already.
Grad school provides exciting new road to poverty
Why America's young are being crushed by debtand why no one seems to care
New York State's Public Higher Ed Deserves More MoneyNot Less
Inside the Bitter Wars of Higher Education
Another Three-Card Monte Game
The Smoking Gun in Grutter v. Bollinger
And a Process for Elites to Choose Elites
Should Individuals of More Than One Race Be Preferred?
Does a White Mother on Welfare Count?
Fed Up With Cuts and Hikes, Students Prep to March on Albany
The Decline of Higher Ed Under Pataki
At CUNY, Doctoral Students Say the Livin' Ain't Easy
Every School Is Business School
Orwellian Justice on Campus
AFL-CIO Chief Sweeney Rallies NYU's Organizers
The UAW Organizes Grad Students
Aiding the Middle Class
Graduate Assistants Await Decision on NYU Appeal
What Price Meritocracy?
Red-Letter Day for a Counterculture Experiment
Students Boycott Campus Dining Halls to Protest Prisons
Grad Students Battle NYU Over Right to Organize a Union
A new study blasts state spending priorities