Kirk Carapezza

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Ex-USC Coach Behind Fake Athletic Profiles In College Admissions Scam, Pleads Guilty

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.


At Least 50 People Charged In College Admissions Scandal

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.


Closely-Watched Harvard Admissions Trial Comes To A Close

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.


Montana Decides Whether to Keep Taxing to Fund Public Colleges

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. 


Does Harvard Treat Asian-American Applicants Unfairly? The Case Goes To Trial

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.


Poll: Majority of Americans Support Diversity in Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action

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.


News Brief: DOJ Sides Against Harvard, Remembering John McCain And Aretha Franklin

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Justice Department has backed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans. And mourners are paying tribute to John McCain and Aretha Franklin.


Justice Department Sides Against Harvard In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Justice Department is backing a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans.


Trump Administration Backs Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Justice Department is backing a lawsuit that charges Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants.


Tens of Thousands of Former For-Profit College Students Await Debt Relief

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A federal judge in California recently ordered the Education Department to stop collecting on loans of students who attended schools run by the now defunct Corinthian Colleges.


Student Activists Push for Asian-American Studies Programs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the country, but few colleges and universities offer programs about Asian-American history or culture.


Controversial Online University Launches Next Month

Friday, March 30, 2018

For the first time in the history of American higher education, a state public university has purchased a for-profit college and the deal is stirring some controversy.


Uncertain Times for DACA College Students on U.S.-Mexico Border

Monday, February 26, 2018

College students who were protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program face an uneasy time with Congress still hesitating to act.


DOJ Looks Into Whether Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Justice Department says it is looking into claims that Harvard University holds Asian-American applicants to higher standards than black and Latino students.


Travel Ban's 'Chilling Effect' Could Cost Universities Hundreds Of Millions

Friday, April 07, 2017

President Trump's latest travel ban is stuck in legal limbo, but many still think it's having an effect on American colleges and universities.


National Survey Shows High Rates Of Hungry And Homeless Community College Students

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Researchers surveyed more than 33,000 community college students and found that a greater number are going without food and housing than previously thought.


Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One 'Party School' Tries To Tame The College Brain

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The University of Vermont, Burlington offers students a healthy-living environment, away from drugs and alcohol, to teach students to nurture their young brains.


Trump’s Tough Talk on China Rattles U.S. Colleges

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Some American colleges and universities could lose billions of dollars in tuition revenue from Chinese students if President Trump's tough talk on China disrupts their business model.


These Top Schools Are Offering Big Savings On Master's Degrees, But There's A Catch

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A master's degree, especially from an elite university, can be expensive. But a several universities are trying an experiment online to see if that cost, for some degrees, can come down.