In the wake of the faculty members strike at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we took a look at the salaries of tenured and non-tenured college instructors, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
There is no silver bullet that will enable the U.S. to catch up, and it has been clear for some time, moreover, that simply throwing money at schools is not the answer.
As shootings in public spaces like schools and movie theaters are seemingly more commonplace, more people are turning to guns for self-defense. But more gun owners do not make a country any safer.
Certain colleges have prestige and rigorous admissions standards, but which colleges actually have the smartest students? Lumosity, an organization...
Recently I discovered that the 8-foot tall turn of the century wooden playground slide in the middle of my living room might be the last one like it o...
Billion-dollar endowments fall in the same category of nonprofits' gazing lovingly at their navels, but somehow exclusionary admissions policies seem even worse.
Last week we tallied the total cost of attending one of Illinois' 12 public colleges. Today we do it for some of the most highly regarded private co...
When you haven't felt warmth for eight months and have two midterms back-to-back, it pays to at least love what you're wearing.
In recent years, applying to college has become almost as daunting as going to college -- and maybe even more so. The pressure to write essay after essay can be stifling. It can be downright overwhelming.
1. What Makes a University Great? It is very easy to give banal or trite answers -that a so-called "Great University" provides an envir...
There are ways to preserve and improve the system of excellent care that many insured people in the United States received before the effects of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Here are some suggestions to offer expanded health care for all.
That children of the famous write memoirs is common; that they have insight is less so. This comes to mind because on April 25, Writers Bloc presents "Saul Bellow & The Holocaust: Gregory Bellow With Rabbi David Wolpe," on the occasion of the publication of Saul Bellow's Heart: A Son's Memoir.
I am about to embark on a grand Chicago voyage... In my eternal effort to better comprehend this place, I'll be visiting and drinking in all the 50 wards.
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama embraced public-private partnerships. This was treated as a departure. However, no president to-date has embraced partnerships as whole heartedly as Obama has.
To be college-age, like being a college student more generally, is a historical phenomenon: neither stable nor ever entirely new. American higher education began with no age requirement.
Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.