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OPINION: Business schools’ new artsy edge

Why music, painting and literature matter

A new report says the state of Mississippi does not do enough to regulate for-profit colleges.

New report gives Mississippi an F in regulatory oversight of for-profit colleges

Experts say lack of oversight can lead to poor outcomes for students

Even though more than half of Mississippi’s public high school graduates in 2015 were African American, they only made up 10 percent of that fall’s freshman class at the University of Mississippi.

Disparities at state flagships

An interactive look at how many African-American and Latino high schoolers make it to their state's main college or university

Even though more than half of Mississippi’s public high school graduates in 2015 were African American, they only made up 10 percent of that fall’s freshman class at the University of Mississippi.

Many state flagship universities leave black and Latino students behind

Most sought-after public universities often don’t reflect their state populations, new Hechinger Report analysis shows

Andrea Laminack, a female welder, talks to Nikki Bond, a prospective student, at an open house at West Georgia Technical College for women interested in vocational trades.

In spite of a growing shortage in male-dominated vocations, women still aren’t showing up

One group of prospective tradespeople is forgoing the highest-paying fields -- women

Chart: How much university endowments rose in 2017

Many of the largest are bracing for the 1.4% tax on some endowments that passed in the GOP bill

Tiana Young is a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where a racist Facebook post from a student in the alt-right group Turning Point left the African-American community shaken and frustrated by the school's lack of public response.

To attract more blacks and Hispanics to STEM, universities must address racial issues on campus

STEM universities aren’t doing enough to make students feel welcome and close racial gaps, students and experts say

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Grambling State University President Richard Gallot, Jr. (pictured right) rides in the homecoming parade in Grambling, LA with his wife Christy Gallot and sons.

OPINION: Efforts to discourage black colleges’ growth would harm underserved economies

New study details HBCUs’ positive economic impact

The Founder's Library at Howard University in Washington, DC.

If black lives matter, so do historically black colleges and universities

A new film chronicles the history of the institutions that helped uplift civil rights

Students in a marketing course at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island check their phones before class begins. To tame classroom distraction, their professor uses Flipd, an app that locks students out of their phones during class.

Dealing with digital distraction

Solutions run the gamut—from tech breaks to tech take-overs

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