Kirk Carapezza appears in the following:
Friday, January 20, 2023
Almost 40 million Americans have some college under their belts, but haven't finished a certificate or degree. During the pandemic, many who'd dropped out went back — and women of color led the way.
Sunday, November 06, 2022
Some colleges are offering "wellness days" to students, and the idea has gained steam as a help for students whose lives were disrupted by the pandemic.
Saturday, February 12, 2022
In a new survey, nearly half of college students said the pandemic has made them more likely to seek out peer counseling. But peer counselors aren't always prepared to deal with crisis situations.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Medical schools across the country are reporting a record increase in first-year Black students. (This report originally aired Jan. 15, 2022 on Weekend Edition Saturday.)
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Medical schools are reporting a record increase in Black students. Across the U.S., the number of first-year African Americans is way up – 21 percent — an unprecedented spike since 2020.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Charles Lieber, the former chair of Harvard's chemistry department, has been convicted of lying to the university and the IRS about his ties with China.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
More employers are focusing on skills rather than credentials, creating an opportunity for job candidates without college degrees to land positions.
Sunday, December 06, 2020
Medical schools report applications are way up. Admissions experts are citing the pandemic, the economy and a prominent doctor. It's called "the Fauci effect."
Thursday, November 12, 2020
An appeals court ruled in favor of Harvard University in a suit alleging that its admissions process discriminated against Asian Americans.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
The college admissions scandal revealed last year has produced plea bargains. Actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to plead guilty and to serve two months in prison.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The College Board, which administers the SAT, is spelling out how it will make the college entrance exam available in and out of school during the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
A new change by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors means colleges can now more aggressively recruit potential students — even after they've committed to another school.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Businessman Devin Sloane was sentenced to four months in prison and 500 hours of community service Tuesday in the nationwide college admissions bribery and cheating scheme.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Dozens of people have been charged in a scam aimed at getting children of the rich and famous into elite colleges. The scam involved cheating on entrance exams and fake athletic credentials.
In Massachusetts, Labor Shortage in Field of Integrated Photonics Means New Opportunities for Workers
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Modern technology is increasingly dependent on fiber optics, for which there's currently a shortage of trained technicians.
Friday, November 02, 2018
The Harvard University admissions trial comes to a close on Friday. The case centers on how much a school can consider race in admissions.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Decreasing support for higher education in Montana could mean the first "no" vote for using property taxes to support public colleges.
Monday, October 15, 2018
A federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process goes to court this week. It could have big consequences for higher education.
Monday, September 17, 2018
A new survey finds that the majority of Americans disagree with the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold affirmative action. But most still say that they value diversity on college campuses.