According to the most recent Department of Education survey, 82 percent of public school teachers identify as white. By 2024, 56 percent of public school students are expected to be students of color. Read more »
"Trigger warnings” are often used in academia to alert students of content that could be sensitive or upsetting to them, including topics of sexual assault, PTSD and other material deemed uncomfortable. Read more »
Some experts at Syracuse University have differing stances on how the airstrike, ordered by President Donald Trump following a chemical attack in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation, will impact U.S. relations in the coming weeks, as the six-year conflict in Syria continues to drag on. Read more »
Anxiety was the top concern among students who used mental health services at their respective colleges during the 2015-16 academic year, according to a survey conducted by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors.
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Handshake, a new job-recruiting database is questioned for releasing students’ GPAs to future employers without their knowledge. SU is potentially switching from OrangeLink to Handshake in upcoming years. Read more »
One of the questions on the Common Application, which SU uses for its admissions process, is about criminal history. Other colleges and universities have been calling to remove the question, citing unnecessary barriers for otherwise qualified students. Read more »
Tom Price, the 23rd secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, was previously a House representative for Georgia. He has plans to repeal former President Obama’s sweeping Affordable Care Act and reduce spending in other resources like Medicare and Medicaid. Read more »