Colleges and Universities Category

March 31, 2019

College Student Samantha Josephson Found Dead After She Got Into a Car She Mistook for Her Uber, Police Say

Nathaniel D. Rowland, 24, was arrested in connection with the death of Samantha Josephson, 21, in South Carolina. The authorities did not disclose a motive or how she died.

March 30, 2019

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

A look back through the decades shows the successes and challenges of a divisive social policy.

March 30, 2019

Elite Colleges Announce Record Low Admission Rates in Wake of College Cheating Scandal

It is harder than ever to get into the nation’s most selective universities. The news was troubling for many as the federal cheating case continues.

March 28, 2019

Adolescence: Drawing the Line Between Helping and Helicoptering

In the wake of the college bribery scandal, critiques of parents who meddle too much can leave us questioning our everyday instincts to help our children.