Inside the First Indigenous Sorority
Alpha Pi Omega, the first historically Native American sorority, supports Native students and creates cultural space for them on university campuses.
Little Red Riding Hood On Campus: Women & Public Space
According to one criminologist, “constructing public space as dangerous to women ... reinforces traditional gender norms which emphasize women as vulnerable."
How a Southern College Tried to Resist Segregation
The founder of Kentucky's Berea College was an abolitionist. While he was alive, the school offered a free education for both Black and white students.
The Delightful Language of Commencement
Commencement speeches have inspired, motivated and captivated many. Just what makes the words found in them so wonderful and life-affirming?
When Marriage Was Part of The College Curriculum
Marriage education, seeking to teach dating and marriage on campus, was a reaction to urbanization, industrialization, and the new autonomy of the young.
Universities Are Now Using Recruitment Videos to Attract Prospective Students
In this digital age, how do institutions of higher education engage prospects and get their messages out?
Are We Witnessing the Death of the SAT?
Initially meant to test IQ, the SAT slowly proved to be an inefficient predictor of student success at the college-level.
Affirmative-Action for White Protestants
A different side to affirmative-action: How legacy admissions maintained white Protestant student enrollment at elite universities.
The Case for Abigail Fisher: A History of Affirmative-Action Cases
Three affirmative-action cases set precedent for the Supreme Court as they make a decision on Fisher vs. University of Texas.
Was George Wallace Anti-Education…Or Just Anti-Integration?
While pledging to keep schools segregated, Alabama Governor George Wallace set up a community college system that benefited black Alabamans.