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This Mother And Son's Story Will Amaze You

Posted 10.01.2013 | Black Voices

Every parent wants to attend their child's graduation, but what if that proud moment was coupled with the parent getting a diploma of her own? Tha...

In Cyber Warfare, Education is Our Most Powerful Weapon

Sue Talley, EdD | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology
Sue Talley, EdD

In the U.S., we have the people, the talent, and the technology to meet the cyber security threat head on. Now we need the will to recognize the size of the challenge--and leaders willing to transition our current military spending to this new way of preparing those who will defend us.

A Teacher's Challenge: Empowering Today's Digital Natives for Tomorrow

Bill Nye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Bill Nye

When a student is excited about learning, amazing things happen. I've had the joy of witnessing this firsthand with students of all ages -- seeing what happens when we, as adults and educators, give a student a nudge in a new direction.

Want To Improve Health Care? Let Nurses Take the Lead

Terri Gaffney, MPA, RN | Posted 10.28.2012 | Education
Terri Gaffney, MPA, RN

When it comes to leadership at the highest levels, nurses are thin on the ground. In 2011, an American Hospital Association survey found that nurses hold only 6 percent of seats on hospital boards. So when decisions are being made about budgets, strategy, and policy, there usually isn't input from those who understand patient needs best.

Forgetting Freud: Today's Psychology is Mind Over (Subject) Matter

Charles Tiffin, PhD | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Charles Tiffin, PhD

If you're curious about human behavior and you have a passion to help people thrive, these are exciting times. The field of psychology is expanding -- often into unexpected areas -- and opportunities for psychologists are growing.

The Changing Role of Today's Nurses

Charles Tiffin, PhD | Posted 03.01.2013 | Good News
Charles Tiffin, PhD

The nursing role is rapidly evolving as nurses are tasked with an even wider range of health care responsibilities. In hospitals, clinics, and care centers around the US, nurses are rising to meet these challenges. And advanced nursing education is empowering nurses to lead the way.

Ignite Your Passion: Leveraging Knowledge To Make A Real World Difference

Charles Tiffin, PhD | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Charles Tiffin, PhD

Fresh thinking, energy, and vision are being used to tackle some of the most challenging problems we face today.

A National Imperative: 5 Ways America Can Succeed in the New Knowledge Economy

Deb Bushway | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education
Deb Bushway

As we address issues of American competitiveness, we need to widen our lens and think differently about the education of the American workforce -- particularly of non-traditional students, like working adults.

Potential Students Drawn To For-Profit Colleges By Misleading 'Obama Mom' Grant Ads

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

There's no such thing as an "Obama Mom" grant for single mothers who wish to return to school -- but some advertisements for for-profit colleges are s...