• Articles

    Top Students, Too, Aren't Always Ready for College
    College readiness is not merely a "remedial" issue, it's a broader, deeper issue for teaching and learning across the institution.
    Chronicle of Higher Education
    , March 13, 2013

    The Arcane Rules That Keep Low-Income Kids Out of College
    The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.
    The Atlantic
    ,February 26, 2013

    For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall
    The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.
    New York Times,
    December 23, 2012

    The use of research to improve student retention
    12 research-validated risk factors associated with students who drop out and suggestions on overcoming or mitigating some of these risk factors.
    Inside Higher EdFebruary 7, 2013

     

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    Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives, Spectrum, and the Social Justice Program will hold a Rainbow Series Keynote: Perverse Borders: Sexuality, National Security, and the Policing of Undocumented People on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:30-8:30p.m. in Anderson Center Room 305. 

    The Music Department and The Creative Writing Programs will present a Night of Music and Spoken Word on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Sundin Hall. The program includes a performance of the song-cycle Not Waving, But Drowning composed by Kelly Krebs, assistant dean in the College of Liberal Arts. The work will be performed by music faculty Janet Greene (clarinet), Kathy Thomsen (piano), and Deborah Carbaugh (soprano).