Susan Svrluga

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering higher education

Education: Brown University; Columbia University

Susan Svrluga is a reporter covering higher education for The Washington Post.
Latest from Susan Svrluga

All the unexpected ways ChatGPT is infiltrating students’ lives

Far beyond cheating, artificial intelligence is changing the way some students learn and live.

June 1, 2023

Two killed in Falls Church shooting

Two people were fatally shot in Falls Church, Va., on Monday afternoon, according to police, and two others were injured.

May 29, 2023

Prince William police identify three victims in shooting

On Monday, police identified the victims of a triple homicide that happened last week in Woodbridge, Va.

May 29, 2023

Two killed in roadway accident in Loudoun County

The horses were not injured in the accident.

May 29, 2023

Zelensky is surprise speaker at Johns Hopkins commencement ceremony

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed Johns Hopkins University graduates during a surprise commencement speech. He also was awarded an honorary degree.

May 25, 2023

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson shares ‘Survivor’ lessons with law grads

The Supreme Court justice offered advice on life and the law, much of it drawn from her favorite TV show.

May 20, 2023

Appeals court overturns convictions of two parents in ‘Varsity Blues’ admissions scandal

A federal appeals court overturned convictions of two parents accused in connection with the "Operation Varsity Blues" scandal of paying bribes to secure their children’s admissions to college as athletic recruits.

May 11, 2023

These professors are asking students to consider divisive ideas — and learn

A broad effort across higher education aims to teach civil discourse, a skill that proponents say is essential to democracy — and all too rare.

May 4, 2023

U.S. News delays law and med school rankings amid questions about data

Some top law schools have questioned whether there are discrepancies in the data U.S. News & World Report used to calculate its rankings

April 21, 2023

Amid rankings revolt, U.S. News teases new list of law, medical schools

Yale Law School, which led an exodus from the influential U.S. News & World Report college rankings last fall, remains in the top spot.

April 11, 2023