Black students take on more debt and get fewer slots on grants, data show | Science

New data from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on U.S. college student debt offer fresh proof of racial variations in the training of Black Ph.D. students in science—and mean... Read more »

U.S. visa rejections shattered Chinese students’ dreams. Now, they’re fighting back | Science

Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s pronouncement is “a policy of discrimination based on nationality,” states Hu Desheng, a doctoral prospect in computer system science at Northeastern University. Josephine Pettigrew/Northeastern... Read more »

Grad student unions dealt blow as proposed new rule says students aren’t ‘employees’ | Science

Graduate students at Columbia University went on strike in 2018 after the university declined to acknowledge their union. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews By Katie LanginSep. 20, 2019 , 4: 45... Read more »

What NSF’s new diversity grants say about attempts to help minority students | Science

Students style, construct, and test radio telescopes at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia under a National Science Foundation grant. Nima ShahabShahmir/GreenBank Observatory TedHodapp has actually invested the... Read more »

College Students with Autism Have High Rate of Suicidal Thoughts

( © stock.adobe.com). Over the next years, about 247,000 young people with autism spectrum condition (ASD) are anticipated to enlist in universities, colleges, or technical/vocational schools. Due to the... Read more »