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The $7 Million University President

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 02.14.2015 | Education
Lawrence Wittner

RPI actually presents us with a glimpse of the future of higher education -- a future that we might not like very much.

Why Student Success Is Critical to America

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

Student access continues as a high priority in American higher education. But it now has a twin goal: student success.

The Nightmare of Achieving Accuracy in Student Attrition Studies

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

When it comes to identifying how well an institution is doing on student success, even the most basic data element is difficult to define. Indeed, how does one define "student?"

Sustainability's Neglected Frontier: The Young and the Entrepreneurial

Andrea Learned | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Andrea Learned

A week ago I spent a day with representatives of the Pacific Northwest's emerging generation of sustainability and socially-minded entrepreneurs, and it blew me away. And, I was not the only one impressed.

W.I.S.E Girls

Catherine Okafor | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Catherine Okafor

Last year, my younger sister and I wrote down ten goals that we wanted to accomplish before we graduate college.

You're Better Than That

The Tiger | Posted 05.16.2012 | College
The Tiger

We get so caught up with our own lives -- the grades, the personal battles -- that we we oftentimes neglect our day-to-day gestures, forgetting to hold the door for a stranger or to ask a professor about his day. Is this really the culture we represent?

Controversy Embroils Texas Student Government Elections

Posted 03.01.2012 | College

Students at the University of Texas are upset with student government election rules they helped write. Student presidential candidate Madison Gard...

Decade of Disillusionment

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Blythe McGarvie

We must understand the changes from the last 10 years in order to anticipate the direction of our global economy for the next few years. I believe the zeitgeist is the Decade of Disillusionment, or the condition of having lost naive faith and trust.

Off to College, Probably Not Off to Sleep -- Part 2

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

I don't know any college student who isn't sleep deprived and living on caffeine.

6 Tips for Dorm Room Decorating 101

Lauren and Suzanne McGrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren and Suzanne McGrath

Let there be one piece that comes from home. I know this isn't camp anymore, but presumably that item will always conjure up warm sentiments for your son or daughter.

YouTube-Generation Superdelegates: Help Lauren And Awais Choose A Presidential Candidate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The roster of Democratic Party superdelegates is a list of Very Serious People with years of political experience. Also on the list are college kids Lauren and Awais. Watch their YouTube and help them vote.