How Covid Enrollment Compares to Past Recessions

In this University Business article, Matt Zalaznick compares today’s college enrollment during the pandemic to enrollment during past recessions. Zalaznick cites the blog post “When Back to School Meets Stay at Home” by CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and CEW Research Economist Megan Fasules.

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A Road Already Traveled

Lorraine Wollert and Catherine Boudreau write for Politico about President-elect Joe Biden’s plans to stimulate job growth by spending on sustainable infrastructure and clean energy. Wollert and Boudreau cite the CEW report “America’s Divided Recovery.”

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A ‘Fauci Effect?’

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Lilah Burke discusses possibilities for why students are showing more interest in health-related education this year. Burke quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith on the economic outlook of healthcare jobs.

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A Failure to Educate

Colleen Flaherty writes for Inside Higher Ed about the capitol riots and the role higher education plays in confronting important issues. Flaherty mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and cites the CEW report “The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian Attitudes.”

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Why STEM Needs to Focus on Social Justice

In this Washington Monthly article, Daniel Block writes about how STEM academic departments can attract and retain more Black students by introducing themes of social justice into their curriculums. Block quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith about the importance of considering career prospects when choosing a major.
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Born to the Internet, Grew Up Fast in a Pandemic

Allyson Waller writes for the New York Times about the ways college students are making money amid the pandemic. When traditional college jobs were no longer an option, students turned to the digital economy and invented new ways to pay the bills. Waller cites the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
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Colleges Must Attend to 3 Crucial Areas

In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Debra Humphreys lists three things educational leaders should consider as they work to restructure higher education and learning during a pandemic. Humphreyes cites the CEW report “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate’s Degrees” and mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
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