When internships are the barrier
How unpaid work perpetuates wealth gaps. Plus, meet our new partner in Cleveland.
September 30, 2022
In Florida, public universities are leaving some behind
At the state's top flight colleges, the rankings have climbed but the share of low-income students enrolling has fallen.
September 16, 2022
We’re expanding to Chicago
Our newest local partner newsroom: WBEZ. Plus, we're hiring a managing editor.
August 5, 2022
A threat to a city’s ‘eds and meds’ renaissance?
Pittsburgh's health professions are threatened: Enrollment in key training programs is plummeting as is job satisfaction in many of those careers.
July 8, 2022
We’re expanding to Florida
A new partnership expands our local network to Tampa.
June 3, 2022
How does this tiny Colorado town send most students to college?
Less than half of rural Colorado's high school graduates go to college, a rate about five points below the state average. Fowler bucks that trend.
May 20, 2022
Aroma of legitimacy
When a multi-level marketing company struck a deal with the U. of Mississippi, it got more than research into lavender oil. It got credibility.
April 15, 2022
Life without loans
When one of your monthly bills suddenly disappears, what do you do with that newfound cash? That's been the question for roughly 40 million Americans during the pandemic as the government froze repayments on student loans.
April 1, 2022
The trick of prestige
Our latest Bootstraps episode looks at how the world's most prestigious scholarship is wrestling with its legacy.
March 4, 2022
Everything old is new again
Three higher ed news stories jumped out to us this week. And as is so often the case, they feel like shadows of stories we've seen — or written — before.
February 18, 2022