What’s in a Title IX lawsuit?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was designed to prevent sex discrimination in education.The statute prohibits universities from denying a student access to education based on sex, and it prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace.But since 1973, Title IX has been used in a number of cases, including when a college president violated […]

How to avoid a potentially deadly medical diagnosis

It can be tough to find the right doctor for a patient with a medical condition, but there’s a simple way to get your medical information out there without feeling rushed.Article 4 of the National Institutes of Health’s guidance on medical guidance states, “The individual should seek and obtain the advice and assistance of knowledgeable […]

College student who lost $6,500 on $50K gift to help needy students says it was worth it

The college student, who requested anonymity for fear of repercussions, said the gift was a major gift to the students and staff at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.The student received a check for $6.4 million and $10,000 in cash, according to an account obtained by the newspaper.The check was a gift to a university […]

How to get a job as an academic poster in the UK

More than 2,500 academics have taken the LSAT, with some finding that it’s the easiest way to advance their career.And while some may prefer to spend their time at home, a survey of over 2,000 academics found that the LSAC – the UK’s top exam provider – is still the most popular method of employment.The […]

How a Religious Right Activist Went From Academic Leadership to the Supreme Court

By now, you probably know that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was a prominent advocate for marriage equality in the 1990s, but you probably don’t know that he was also an academic.Thomas wrote a book called What Marriage Means, which was published by Harvard Law School in 2001.It was titled The Marriage of Two Worlds, […]

How to use your mobile app to check for academic guidance

There are many ways to use the University of Alabama’s Mobile Academic Resource Center (MAPR) to check whether or not your course material is covered by the university’s academic guidance guidelines.If you are unsure about the quality of the information, or if you need more guidance, this is a good place to start.It can also […]

Academic Guidance PDFs for Academic Counselors

PDF The Academic Guideline is a comprehensive guide to academic guidance and resources, covering topics such as: how to get help with your homework; how to plan your study; what to expect at the school; what happens when you get expelled; how you can use your time and resources to advance your career; and much […]

What to do if you’ve been bullied at school

A poster guide to helping you deal with bullying, which will help you deal better with bullying from other students.Source BBC Sport article A student who is bullied at work may need to find an academic adviser who can advise them on how to deal with the issues that come up.This will include how to […]