Girls Exercise Less as They Grow Older - May 01, 2008 01:14 AM
Teenage girls are less active than their male counterparts, which can lead to a variety of health issues, including obesity and poor eating habits.
Many Teens Use Internet Slang in Schoolwork - April 28, 2008 06:16 AM
A new study found that that two-thirds of U.S. teenagers use Internet writing shortcuts, such as emoticons and informal abbreviations, in their written schoolwork.
College Waiting Lists Bulge in Competitive Admissions Season - April 21, 2008 12:46 PM
Fearful that many of this year’s record number of applicants won’t be able to afford college as the economy nosedives, colleges are wait-listing thousands.
Have We Made Happiness Too Complicated? - March 23, 2008 09:20 AM
Studies of the psychology of happiness have some wondering whether it’s time to reevaluate how we approach daily life.
College Murders Focus Attention on Safety - March 14, 2008 10:37 AM
Campus safety is a big concern after the murders of three college students in less than a week, leading universities to step up security efforts.
Russia Closes St. Petersburg University Monitoring Election - February 25, 2008 12:25 PM
On Feb. 8, Moscow shut down the European University at St. Petersburg, citing fire code violations. Professors and analysts detect a political motive.
Education Reformers Butt Heads over No Child Left Behind - December 29, 2007 11:27 AM
In the summer of 2007, Jonathan Kozol, author and former teacher, went on a hunger strike to protest No Child Left Behind. However, in the eyes of one pundit, Kozol is more of a problem than the legislation he attacks.
Harvard Reaches Out to Needy Students - December 22, 2007 03:57 PM
The latest in a number of prestigious universities to assist poorer scholars, Harvard is offering grants for middle-class students; concern is growing for twenty-something graduates sinking into the red.