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How to Prepare a College Campus for A New Era of Innovation

Terry Vahey | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact
Terry Vahey

Imagine what a university could and should look like in several years. What will our students be learning? How will they be learning? What tools will they need in this future education?

Sponsors, Mentors and Women Expats' Success

Yelena Parker | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women
Yelena Parker

Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.

Laboratories-of-the-States: The Good... and the Bad

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

Will a few states rule the United States? Or fundamentally change it? And if so, who are the winners and losers? Depending on your point of view, this "laboratory-of-the-states" business is good news today... or not.

Rush to Online Higher Ed Only Provides 'Access' to Failure

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Susan Meisenhelder

Contrary to what some may claim, there is a very real digital divide -- an inequity between those who have regular, reliable access to the internet and digital technologies and those who do not -- that makes basic access to online courses more problematic for some groups.

Report Explains Why University Couldn't Prevent Hazing

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | College

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - A California university facing criticism over its handling of hazing accusations in...

Have College Campuses Become Citadels of Racial Hostility?

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 02.02.2014 | College
Elwood D. Watson

2013 is not a year that many students of color as well as students of all races and ethnicities who fight for tolerance, acceptance, diversity and inclusion will look back on with undiluted fondness. It has been a very troubling year on several levels:

College President Says He 'Failed' Black Student In Hate Crimes Case

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | College

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The president of a California university said on Monday that he "failed" a black s...

NAACP Calls For Harsher Charges In University Hate Crime Case

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Civil rights activists are calling on prosecutors to file felony hate-crime charges against four white students accused of h...

Another Student Suspended In Shocking Hate Crime Case

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | College

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A fourth student has been suspended in connection with an incident at San Jose State University involving alleged hate crime...

Tormented Black Student Faced Roommates From Hell

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

Three students at San Jose State University have been charged with a hate crime and battery after allegedly tormenting their black roommate with racis...

State's Oldest University Crowns Its First Black Homecoming King And Queen

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.27.2013 | Black Voices

California’s oldest university just named its first black homecoming king and queen. Seniors Daniel Harris-Lucas and Diana Busaka were crowned Th...

San Jose State Investigates Report Of Gunman On Campus

AP | Posted 12.10.2013 | College

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities have lifted a lockdown at a building at San Jose State University after saying they did not find a gunman during ...

MOOC Mania Meets the Sober Reality of Education

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Dr. Keith Devlin

What are the benefits for the vast majority of students who, for various reasons, are not able to benefit significantly from taking a MOOC? Indeed, can the technologies on which MOOCs are built offer any benefits to average students?

Instructors Have Little to Fear, and Much to Gain, by Bringing MOOCs Into the Classroom

Jodi Beggs | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Jodi Beggs

Critics of MOOCs are probably not wrong when they lament that the courses are going to create multiple types of instructor, but I wonder how much of their objection is driven by ego rather than reason.

Crowdsourcing for Credit

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Deborah Stambler

Learning about democracy through a free online platform from a highly respected university gives me hope for where MOOCs could take us.

Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge for Free -- With MOOCs

Dan Johnston | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

Whether you are focused on the liberal arts in school and are looking for some real[er] world skills, or are a recent grad thinking of starting your own company, here are some courses that any aspiring entrepreneur should check out.

Public Universities Lean On MOOCs To Teach Remedial Classes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

California public universities are beginning to turn towards massive open online courses in an effort to cut costs amid pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown...

Bowling Green Face San Jose State At 2012 Military Bowl

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Falcons are back in the Military Bowl, just not the ones usually associated with the military. Bowling Green ac...

Professor Awarded $750,000 After A Fire Destroyed His Einstein Papers

AP | Posted 09.05.2011 | College

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Northern California family must pay $750,000 for a massive 2007 wildfire that destroyed papers written by Albert Einstein, ...

San Jose State University Students Await Word On Killings

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.12.2011 | College

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose State University students anxiously awaited details Wednesday about a shooting at a campus parking garage that left ...

3 Dead In San Jose State University Shooting (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 07.11.2011 | College

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Police are investigating a shooting at a San Jose State University parking garage on Tuesday night that left three people dea...

Your Favorite Professors

Posted 06.26.2011 | College

Ever wonder who the best college professor is? According to, the accolade goes to San Jose State University's business profess...

Dr. Bob Saturday Best Bet

Bob Stoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bob Stoll

Nevada is an explosive team that is capable of putting up a lot of points, but this line is simply too high.

Racial Breakdown of the LARGEST California PUBLIC Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students are rallying across the country today in protest of rising tuition fees and increasing budget cuts in public colleges. And it all began in ...