Meant to be welcoming, such events can make solo parents feel isolated.
A university’s roster of new students is a time capsule of popular baby names from 18 years earlier, with telling variations reflecting the school’s particularities.
The Education Department’s record-high fine against MSU underscores the extent to which the university botched its handling of various sexual-abuse scandals.
Amid tightening immigration restrictions, higher-education institutions find themselves swamped with paperwork.
At a time when Americans are yearning for closeness, such gatherings are popular across generations.
The slightly longer mattress is a compromise between schools’ economic needs and students’ physical ones.
Though many new students want to choose for themselves, schools prefer to use dorms as a way to introduce young adults to new perspectives.
High-profile massacres have created ambient, worsening anxiety about gun violence on K–12 campuses.
Teachers are suing the government over debt relief that never came—but their financial problems go much deeper than student loans.
Yankton College no longer exists. But it’s not fully dead either.
Since the creation of high-school LGBTQ clubs, their mere existence has made life easier for queer youth.
Small schools across the United States are facing budget shortfalls and low enrollment—leading some to shut down in the middle of students’ higher-education experience.
Smith College's unusual ceremony is more than just a silly tradition.
Many women may not be abstaining from having children, but simply delaying it.
A UCLA student talks about measles exposure at his school, his time in isolation from other students, and making a TikTok video to pass the time.
A focus on highly selective schools obscures the experience of the vast majority of American undergraduates.
Year after year, Stuyvesant High has abysmal enrollment rates for black and Latino students. But the debate over admissions reform is brimming with misunderstandings.
For the parents charged in a new FBI investigation, crime was a cheaper and simpler way to get their kids into elite schools than the typical advantages wealthy applicants receive.
Declining rates of adolescent pregnancy come with a catch.
“Education was something that was done to us, not something that was provided for us.”