The CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law on the promise of jump-starting research and development and building a more inclusive technical workforce.
Community colleges, which serve the majority of higher education’s low-income students and students of color, have the potential to become the missing link between aligning technology development and talent development, experts say.
Presentation College has been a fixture in the small town of Aberdeen, South Dakota—population 28,324—for more than half a century. The school announced its impending closure this week, making it the latest higher education casualty in a sector squeezed by slumping enrollment and rising costs.
Higher education observers fear other embattled institutions may ultimately succumb to the same fate, especially since the spigot of federal relief funds is now shut off.
Luana Lima moved to the United States in 2017 from Brazil. She came with a bachelor’s degree in law but found it difficult to get a foothold in the U.S. market.
She's not alone. A new report from Upwardly Global documents how young adults under the age of 30 with immigrant backgrounds encounter major roadblocks in their quests to land workforce opportunities that match their skills.
The dean of Harvard Medical School announced this week that the institution will no longer participate in the decades-old U.S. News and World Report ranking list.
The move, which follows decisions by several top-ranked law schools to stop cooperating with U.S. News, may suggest that the influence of the longstanding higher education rankings juggernaut is wavering.