Columbia offers scholarships to Syrians, despite visa ban

Columbia University is moving ahead with a scholarship program for Syrian college students displaced by civil war, despite concerns that some students it accepts...

For-profit colleges struggle despite assist from DeVos

The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand.

University of Georgia faculty member killed in bike crash

A University of Georgia faculty member has died after being hit while riding her bicycle. Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Tracey Watson tells news outlets that...

Georgia Southern partners with U.S. Air Force to provide degree opportunities

Georgia Southern is partnering with the U.S. Air Force to help active-duty, National Guard and reserve personnel pursue education through the General Education Mobile...

Loans Issued to Black Colleges Post-Hurricane Now Fully-Forgiven

This week U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced full forgiveness of the hurricane relief loans provided to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

Jazz band of Georgia students performing concerts in China

A group of student musicians from Georgia have gone overseas to bring jazz to China.

219,000 students benefit from Georgia’s free online textbook program

To date, Affordable Learning Georgia has saved students more than $31 million on textbook costs, and the initiative is expected to grow in coming years.

Secrecy of search for university president draws criticism

 Some faculty members and students at one of Georgia’s largest universities say the names of finalists in the search for the school’s next president should be made public.

Georgia university releases gender neutral pronouns guide: ‘ne’, ‘ve’, & ‘ey’

The LBGT Resource Center at Kennesaw State University released a pamphlet listing several gender-neutral pronouns such as "ne, "ve," and "ey." The words are emphasized...

Congressman John Lewis to give Harvard commencement address

Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis was named Wednesday the principal speaker of Harvard University’s commencement this spring.