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Columbia University Medical Center Receives $50 Million Donation

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Columbia University Medical Center is $50 million richer. The center today received a $50 million donation from Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, medical schoo...

Young Adults Plan On Voting: Rock The Vote Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new Rock the Vote poll, 77 percent of young people polled are planning on voting in the November midterm elections. The poll, which...

UW-Stout Student Killed In Bike Accident, 2 Arrested

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Wisconsin-Stout student Bradley L. Simon, 22, died last week after being assaulted on his bicycle by two students, the Chippewa Herald r...

Best Books For College Students: National Association Of Scholars List

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As a follow-up to their report on "common reading" programs that assign texts to incoming college freshman, the National Association of Scholars recen...

More College Employees Give To Democratic Candidates

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Although non-profit institutions are not allowed to contribute funds directly to political candidates, their staff and faculty are -- and according to...

Harvard President Links Campus Ban On ROTC To "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust said that ROTC will be welcome on campus once it repeals "don't ask, don't tell," the Boston Globe repo...

States With The Highest Percentage Of College Degree Holders (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Lumina Foundation for Education's recent report, "A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education," (PDF) stresses the importance of college degrees fo...

University Of Florida Professor Fired For Inappropriate Comment

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Florida professor of food and resource economics Timothy Taylor was fired on Friday for sexually inappropriate comments he made during c...

KFC Pays College Women To Wear 'Double Down' Pants

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Six months after the debut of KFC's Double Down marketers are focusing less on the sodium-laced sandwich's culinary assets and more on those of its co...

Study: Freshmen Women With Heavier Roommates Gain Less Weight

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a study new University of Michigan study, freshmen women with heavier roommates will gain fewer pounds than those with roommates of avera...

Top 12 Graduate Schools For Entrepreneurs

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This week, Entrepreneur magazine reported the top fifty graduate and undergraduate institutions for -- you got it -- entrepreneurs. Using the Princeto...

Purdue Paper's 'Sex Position Of The Week' Cartoon Angers Many

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

"Sex Position of the Week," a cartoon in the Purdue University Exponent, usually inspires laughs, but on Friday the paper's graphic went too far, acco...

States With The Lowest Percentage Of College Degree Holders (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report (PDF) released by the Lumina Foundation for Education, America still falls short of the educational attainment goal outlined...

The Most Expensive Big Ten Schools (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

*UPDATED* Cuts in state funding have made the University of Illinois the second-most expensive big ten school, according to the Chicago Sun Times. ...

New Report Calls For Diversity Of Opinion On Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report released by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, schools are not working hard enough to promote a true exc...

Southwestern College Bars Student Paper From Printing

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Southwestern Community College in San Diego has stopped the school's student paper, the award-winning Southwestern College Sun, from publishing in pri...

Hello, Dark Circles and Coffee

Kay Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Kay Nguyen

Little by little, I'm taking advice on how to sleep better. I have already begun improving ... at least I am in bed right now.

11 Bizarre But Excellent Scholarships

Posted 06.20.2013 | College

For most of us, paying for college is stressful -- but that doesn't mean it can't be fun. Some organizations offer scholarships that are bound to make...

Schools Consider The Value Of Individualized Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More and more institutions are turning toward individualized majors as a different way to promote the well-rounded ethos of requirement-heavy schools....

Times Higher Education World University Rankings: American Schools Dominate List (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Although the Times Higher Education joins a pack of organizations attempting to rank the world's educational institutions, their list is causing quite...

Social Entrepreneurship Growing Despite (or Perhaps Because of?) Economic Challenges

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rod Shrader

The intersection of the Great Recession and the Millennial Generation has led to an interesting hybrid -- students who want to use the tools of entrepreneurship to improve society and earn a living doing so.

Colleges: Ignore Technology Literacy at Your Own Risk

Lauren Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lauren Melcher

At Harrisburg University, students and faculty are under social media lockdown. The college just blocked access to popular social media sites on the campus network -- including Facebook.

The TOP Community Colleges: Washington Monthly List

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Along with Second Lady Jill Biden -- who announced the first-annual White House Summit on Community Colleges today -- Washington Monthly is one a few ...

Planning a Wedding on a College Budget (PHOTOS)

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

The only people paying attention to the details are the ones planning their own weddings. A marriage still counts, even in the absence of chocolate fountains and ice-sculpture swans.

LGBT Students Harassed At Colleges Nationwide, New Report Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent report from advocacy group Campus Pride found that many lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals feel uncomfortable on campus. A...