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University of California ends subscription contract with Elsevier

After months of negotiation, the University of California has ended its $10 million subscription contract with Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher, headquartered in Amsterdam.

Crayfish students snapped up by employers before graduation

A "crayfish school" in Central China's Hubei province has recently trended on micro-blogging platform Sina Weibo, China's Twitter equivalent, because its students have reportedly all landed jobs before graduation.

NYU study advocates providing government benefits to illegal aliens

A new study released by the Institute of Human Development and Social Change at New York University advocates for helping illegal immigrants get access to government benefits and programs.

The biggest problem in higher ed isn’t the Varsity Blues scam

It is appalling that wealthy parents willing to pay bribes allegedly used what the architect of a recently revealed scam called “a side door” to get their children admission into schools such as Yale, Georgetown and Stanford universities.

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

Four years ago, Dorothy Gorder was living under the I-5 bridge in downtown Seattle. Addicted to meth and heroin, she lived in makeshift shelters fashioned out of cardboard boxes and pallets, draping clothing to block out the wind. Her car had been stolen.