New online learning models are bursting from startups and top universities, bridging the educational divide.
Finding people with the right skills is a continuous battle for tech startup companies, which are producing most of the new jobs nationwide.
The past year has brought a number of challenges to higher education. We are weathering a series of unprecedented cuts to our operating budget. One response to those cuts is to ask "Why us?"
When times get tough, people start to take desperate measures. In a tough economy, companies seek ways to get a guaranteed dollar -- even if it involves duping our nation's heroes.
We might say of LeRoy Neiman what they say about the Rocky Mountains: He was so big, so grand, so unpredictable that he made his own weather.
A perfect storm roils the horizon of higher education. Three towering and swiftly moving storms -- affordability, student loan debt, and seismically shifting demographics -- are about to collide.
The international picture for journalism careers has always been unstable and highly competitive, but now is "scary," as undergraduate Christopher Earley puts it.
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I am realizing that I should not preach something that I have not lived. God is making me live what I already preached and continue to preach.
Fulbrighters prove that storytelling is very much alive -- in the wilderness and the city, in medinas and souks and villages, among the cats and storks, in the world's tallest buildings, in the slums and labor camps, on artificial islands lined with McMansions, in the sandstorms of the desert.
We need to move beyond the notion that the highest quality education can occur only in our classrooms, our laboratories, our practice spaces, and our overseas study locations.
Universities are not businesses, but they must be run more efficiently. They are not vocational schools, but they must send their students into the world prepared to be both strong citizens and capable workers. And they must continue to be centers of discovery and scholarship.
It was the night before Valentine's Day during my freshman year of college and I lay in my dorm room watching the clock. With every breath I took, my heart sank deeper. He should be back by now.
Schools are artificially narrowing what counts as a successful outcome of legal education. There is no justification for this restriction and it is inconsistent with deeper statements about what law school is good for.
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Collegiates and their parents alike should listen up to this success story.
While these and other Christian college leaders press ahead in embracing a multi-racial future, friends at secular institutions tell Joel Perez that the diversity conversation is changing. Instead of being driven by a black-white binary, it has become much more nuanced.
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On graduation day, the gap between college and the real world looks deceptively nonexistent. It feels so similar that it's hard to distinguish that it is different; truly an end to an era.
We are heading out to remove graffiti and repaint old picnic stands. We couldn't ask for a more wild place to volunteer to keep the outdoors beautiful. This is Pyramid Lake, Nevada!
It is we, the millennial college graduates, who will make this country great again. Now is a time to send us a vote of confidence, not shackle us further.
As a first-generation American, I am proud to live in the greatest country on earth, and proud to be a member of a generation that believes we can be even greater -- for my son, and for all members of America's next generation.