If higher education truly wishes to help solve the world’s complex problems, it is essential that all voices get a seat at the table, including those of graduate student workers.
Higher education in the U.S. has become an ugly simulacrum of an educational system for most students and faculty.
Provost Holden Thorp decided to take on a different sort of project this summer—one that made use of his depth of experience working as an administrator in institutions of higher education.
In an op-ed submitted to Student Life and authored to college campuses across the nation, President Barack Obama identifies national problems caused by the cost of higher education and outlines the steps his administration is taking to solve them. Though American higher education is the best in the world, a lack of ability to afford it has left many without access.
As students’ academic and career interests grow to be more diverse, Washington University has made upgrades to its career counseling program, Junior Jumpstart, in hopes of meeting students’ needs. Junior Jumpstart is a one-day conference for third-year students to explore their career interests after final exams in May.
Undergraduate tuition at Washington University will be $39,400 for the 2010-11 academic year, a 4.2 percent increase over the 2009-2010 tuition of $37,800, the administration announced Thursday.
As the current state of the economy forces many families to rearrange their budgets, many private universities are seeing a decline in the number of applicants this year. At small private colleges and universities, the effects of the economy on applications have been significant. Although the number of early decision and early action applicants is […]
Although conservatives have created new academic programs with likeminded professors on several college campuses across the country to change the way undergraduates are educated, Washington University has no plans for such initiatives.
With students applying for federal financial aid assistance in record numbers this year, the financial fate of college students may be impacted by who the next president of the United States will be.
Our nation faces several difficult challenges: a climate crisis, an economic meltdown, terrorist threats and insurance costs that are so high that many people cannot afford basic health care, to name a few.
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