Open Campus national reporter covering the role of college in rural America.
Showcasing stories in which students were able to defy, and in some cases, even benefit from, their rurality to achieve their goals.
September 6, 2023
Rural students face a unique housing challenge even among Gen Zers: shortages, rising rents, and barriers from landlords.
August 23, 2023
A first-generation senior finds her college path, with help from an adviser who had walked it before
Everything changed for Ashlee Villarreal when she met Evelyn Irigoyen-Aguirre, who is part of the Kansas State Advising Corps.
July 26, 2023
How a community college helped Walla Walla become a wine lover's paradise.
July 12, 2023
A rural town, a fleeing flagship, and faltering faith in higher ed.
May 31, 2023
The growing rift between the public and their universities is especially felt in places like Montgomery, W. Va., where people feel they're not valued.
May 25, 2023