September 24-25, 2018

Higher Ed Seminar 2018

Las Vegas • UNLV • September 24-25, 2018

The Education Writers Association will hold its 2018 Higher Education Seminar Sept. 24-25 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The theme of this year’s intensive training event for journalists will be “Navigating Rapid Change.”

This journalist-only event will offer two days of high-impact learning opportunities. The seminar will focus on how both postsecondary education and journalism are adjusting to an increasingly divisive political environment and the changing demographic and economic demand for higher education.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Scott Jaschik, editor of Inside Higher Ed.
  • Amy Li, assistant professor at the University of Northern Colorado, who is researching “free college” programs.
  • Judith Scott-Clayton, associate professor of economics and education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and author of a recent study on student loan defaults.

Confirmed activities include data training on:

Due to overwhelming demand, as of Aug. 21, 2018, EWA has reached capacity for scholarships and registrations for this event. But more room may open up in September. Journalists interested in attending our 2018 Higher Education Seminar can sign up for our wait list.

We look forward to seeing you in Vegas!