Thursday, October 23, 2014

Libby Nelson

Education Reporter

Reporting on and explaining education. Previously: POLITICO Pro, Inside Higher Ed. Originally: Northwestern and Kansas City.

Most Recent Posts

UNC offered fake classes for 18 years. But that's not the only academic scandal.

Nobody outside colleges knows if students are learning at all.

Inside UNC's outrageous academic scandal: athletes took fake classes for 18 years

The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was even bigger than previously thought, and athletes in particular benefited from the fraud.

In the 1970s, women were making big gains in computer science. Then they fell behind.

One chart that shows how female representation fell in computer science, even as it continued to climb in other professions dominated by men.

Map: The most expensive college dorms in every state

Here's where it costs the most to live on campus in every state.

Sexy Halloween costumes vs. the real-life objects they barely resemble

There are no sexy jellyfish in the wild.

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