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For these students, using data in sports is about more than...

Felesia Stukes, Johnson C. Smith University When professional sports teams use big data and analytics, their objective is to improve player performance and win more...

Racial stereotypes drive students of color away from STEM, but many...

Ebony O. McGee, Vanderbilt University Dominique, a Black electrical engineering doctoral student, found herself in an awkward situation in the lounge of a hotel where...

Congress lifts long-standing ban on Pell grants to people in prison

Andrea Cantora, University of Baltimore When Congress decided in 1994 to ban federal student aid for people behind bars, it was part of a wider...

Computer science jobs pay well and are growing fast. Why are...

Tamara Pearson, Spelman College When it comes to the digital divide, often the focus is on how lack of internet service and basic technology will...

Opportunities to practice real-life philanthropy bring academic benefits

Kajsa Larson, Northern Kentucky University and Mark A. Neikirk, Northern Kentucky University A crisis shelter for battered women. A nonprofit that provides wigs and makeup...

Doing this one thing helps community college students transfer to a...

Xueli Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison Elizabeth has always wanted to be a doctor. While a high school senior, she was hoping to achieve her dream...

5 ways the COVID-19 pandemic could affect your college application

Whitney Soule, Bowdoin College The coronavirus pandemic has intensified college application anxiety. I make this observation as an admissions dean who, as of late, has...

Does 4 years of college make students more liberal?

Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State University and Alyssa N. Rockenbach, North Carolina State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic...

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Global ransomware attack reinforces message of Trump’s new cybersecurity order

Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University A cyberattack is sweeping the world, infecting thousands of computers...