Culture makes a country, but so do scholarly contributions.
Members of the global higher education community are continuing to help scholars who left Ukraine following Russia's invasion six weeks ago. In some cases, the support is creating better institutional processes to help students and scholars from Ukraine and other conflict zones like Afghanistan and Yemen.
Aljanal Carroll's experience at Walden University reflects what a class-action lawsuit alleges is an insidious scheme by the school to lure and then trap students, especially those who are Black and female, in a cycle of debt and despair.
Some observers say the lawsuit could provide a road map for holding for-profit institutions responsible for targeting vulnerable populations.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is seeing a record number of students apply to be part of the fall freshman class.
But this year, those record numbers hide a troubling trend among a different group of students: Fewer transfer students from community colleges applied to the Pomona university and to all CSU campuses across the state.