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Why the college rankings are getting less and less relevant

Since 1983, U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of colleges and universities has been a driving force in American higher education. But recently, the ground behind the rankings has begun to shift.

ChatGPT coming soon to Microsoft apps like Word and PowerPoint

The tip first came from an unnamed source cited in The Information, alleging that "Microsoft has discussed incorporating OpenAI's artificial intelligence in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and other apps so customers can automatically generate text using simple prompts."

22-year-old college senior missing after “polar plunge” in California

On Jan. 19, police were called to the beach for a swimmer in distress. Officials said that the San Francisco State student and two others went into the ocean, but Hamzah Alsaudi, 22, was hit by a large wave that pulled him further from shore. 

ChatGPT: Survey says students love it, educators not fans

More than one-third of educators want the AI chatbot banned from their institutions. Not surprisingly, the majority of students want access to it.

Using Tech to Champion Student Success 

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Mental health remains the top concern for students

TimelyMD's 1,200-student survey reveals mental health to be the top stressor—again— as students enter spring semester.

Why Institutions Need to Raise the Bar for Student Support

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National Day of Racial Healing begins to pick up traction as schools pledge to participate

In response to what colleges and universities view as historic and systemic trends of racism, several have committed to hosting campus events on January 17 to foster dialogue on a difficult subject.

After spearheading Sweet Briar’s revival, President Meredith Woo will step down

Woo, who will leave the institution in 2024, drove enrollment with tuition cuts and overhauled Sweet Briar's curriculum after the college nearly closed.

Best law schools: US News is revising rankings after list dropouts

After some of the nation's most prestigious institutions dropped out of its best law schools rankings, U.S. News is making changes for its 2023-2024 list.  

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