What's at stake for higher education.
Posts from Decision 2012
Led by President Obama, some nominees who have backgrounds in higher education won their races on Tuesday, but others lost.
The state’s three public higher-education systems breathed a sigh of relief as Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory for Proposition 30.
However, young people who had attended college were more likely to be following the election and to have formed opinions on policy issues, according to a survey by Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
A possible change in the state’s Constitution could ease challenges to already-permissive gun laws.
An author of a new paper on how disasters and other factors affect elections talks about possible political fallout from Hurricane Sandy.
When CNN posted a story about how ovulation supposedly affects women’s voting preferences, readers were outraged and the network pulled the story. But what about the study that story was based on? Over on Percolator, we ask the researcher to explain the work some have called “stupid” and…
The payoff was a publicity blitz barely rivaled in higher education, even if it meant the president had to trade quips with Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.
A researcher at the University of Miami found that just a moderate number of negative ads, spaced properly, could positively influence voters.
Promoting itself and the presidential debate it is hosting, Lynn U. welcomes visitors with a nod to its own relative obscurity.
Technological upgrades have made voting machines more reliable, but voter-registration databases and voting by mail need attention, according to researchers at Caltech and MIT.
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