Tag: higher education
A new study suggests students gain about a pound – not 15 – during their first year of college. Also, young adults who attend college gain less weight than those who do not.
What is behind college grade inflation? A new study finds students are enrolling in easier subjects, while some soft professors may be handing out undeserved high marks.
Researchers from the Vienna Institute of Demography study the relationship between childlessness and educational attainment among women from 13 European countries.
The strength of a university's Facebook community may play a role in building brand loyalty among students.
2016 review of research related to "campus carry," or the debate about whether colleges should allow individuals with concealed carry permits to bring guns onto school property.
2015 study by the Harvard Business School examines how winning college football and basketball games results in increased revenue for academic institutions.
2015 study in Criminology that looks at the evolution of the availability of criminal records and how having a criminal record affects a person's ability to secure work, housing and higher education.
2015 study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis that looks at the economic and other benefits of community college certificates.
2016 compilation of research that looks at the reliability and usefulness of economic impact studies that are performed on publicly-funded projects and programs.
2016 roundup of research that explores the growth in the number of white, Hispanic and Asian students attending the nation's more than 100 HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities.