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How Cities and Universities Can Defy Old Stereotypes of Town-Gown Conflict

Gregory L.Fenves | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Gregory L.Fenves

Next month, 50 medical students in Austin will show the country what can happen when a university and the city around it collaborate to bring fresh ideas to ongoing challenges.

Working-Class College Students Need Exposure To Ins And Outs Of Networking For Results

Janet Morrison-Lane | Posted 05.26.2016 | College
Janet Morrison-Lane

In 2016, getting a college degree is not enough. By not equipping our low-income kids with the skills needed to connect with jobs, not only are they missing out, we are, too.

Equality, Empowerment, Unity -- Bring Back the Draft

Jim Treacy | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Today, it seems to be all about self. What can my country do for me: A long list of "I want" -- presumed entitlements, as rights, by virtue of American birth. The "home of the free and land of the brave" lost to narcissistic death spiral.

Open Classes in OUR Classrooms

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 05.25.2016 | Education
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I love to learn. I would be the person in college for the rest of my life if I could fit it in with everything else I do. So when I came across Harvard's open classes, I was in heaven.

College App News You Can Use: Essays, Applications, SATs

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

This spring brings an abundance of big news into the relatively staid world of college applications and admissions for the upcoming season - for those applying to be part of the class of 2021. Students and parents will need to navigate quite a few new organizations, essays, and even tests.

The Sleep Revolution College Tour Visits UC Santa Barbara

Chidi Agu | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Chidi Agu

While the daily activities may vary, a universal theme for UCSB students is that we are stressed. And when academic, social, and professional stressors converge, the first thing that we often sacrifice is precisely what could help us manage our stress - sleep!

16 Last-Minute Graduation Gifts Under $30

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2016 | College
GOBankingRates

By Sarab Karimi, Contributor Spoiling a new graduate with a generous gift is never a bad idea, but if you're on a tight budget, you might need to exp...

You Can Try and Deny It, But Our Schools Need to Do Better Preparing Our Kids for College and Career

Peter Cunningham | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

The following is a guest post from my colleague, Tracy Dell'Angela, a former Chicago Tribune journalist who has worked for a variety of education poli...

The Tao of Universities & Fair Labor Standards Act

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.18.2016 | College
Dr. Cindi Love

The Tao Te Ching suggests that it is sometimes necessary to learn to see the events in our world backwards, inside out and upside down.

Fall Into The Gap

Tom Caramanno | Posted 05.17.2016 | Education
Tom Caramanno

Fall Into The Gap Thanks to Malia Obama, the notion of the gap year, or taking time off before attending college, has gained immense popularity (and ...

La Sierra University Mishandled This Case of Sexual Assault

Nina Flores | Posted 05.12.2016 | College
Nina Flores

La Sierra, a small Seventh-Day Adventist university in Riverside, California, is the latest school to face complaints from students that the institution and administrators are not following Title IX guidelines, and are not meeting Clery Act requirements.

ADHD Goes to College

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Mark Bertin, M.D.

Planning for freshman year and what it means to live on their own with ADHD is probably the last thing a graduating senior wants to focus on right now. As a parent, though, worry about how your child with ADHD will fare in college may be already filling your mind.

Is Pearson (Mis)Education Trying to Intimidate Critic?

Alan Singer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

In a May 2014 blog, Pearson CEO John Fallon, claimed there are "no gag orders" and teachers are free to discuss their opinions of Pearson tests. Accor...

Turning Sleep Deprivation Into The Sleep Revolution

Essi AMEYI | Posted 05.09.2016 | College
Essi AMEYI

Remember, those who have good sleep habits are the sturdiest ones. Challenge yourself to sleep seven to nine hours every night.

Thank Your Professor. Save the World.

Dan Butin | Posted 05.06.2016 | College
Dan Butin

It's commencement time, and close to two million college students around the country will be graduating in the coming days. I thus ask one favor: please go to your professor's office and thank them. This one small act will save our world.

Rethinking How We Develop Undergraduate Entrepreneurship

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 05.03.2016 | College
Audrey J. Murrell

Not all students will found companies, but all should possess the business skills to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment.

Our HBCUs Are National Treasures

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.03.2016 | Black Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We look forward to working with Morgan State, Howard, and other HBCUs across America to save the cherished places that define their past, while crafting a more inclusive foundation for the future.

How to Be the Change - An Interview with Dr. Thomas McGovern

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 04.30.2016 | Education
Stacey Alcorn

Instead of wishing for change in the world, he is making change, and the formula he shares with others is simple; seize the opportunity to lead, innovate, find your passion, and resonate. He's Thomas McGovern, a leader in change.

How to Be Productive on Group Assignments

Jess Ekstrom | Posted 04.28.2016 | College
Jess Ekstrom

There will always be circumstances in your life where someone doesn't pull through, so you're better off learning how to deal with it now.

The Awakening of University Schools of Education: Operation Educate the Educators

Ron Avi Astor | Posted 04.25.2016 | Education
Ron Avi Astor

April is the Month of the Military Child. Let's involve our university schools of education and affiliated disciplines to make our whole nation aware of the needs of military- and veteran-connected students in public schools.

Is Going to College a Colossal Career Mistake?

Joshua Waldman | Posted 04.25.2016 | College
Joshua Waldman

Going to college these days leaves many students (and their parents) wondering what it's all for. If it weren't for employers demanding prerequisite, arbitrary bachelors degrees for their entry-level roles, I think the whole broken system would collapse.

The Price Of Sleep At America's Most Expensive Private University

Aziza Kasumov | Posted 05.05.2016 | College
Aziza Kasumov

Two weeks ago, I wrote a post in the Facebook group of my graduation class, asking the members if any of them had ever experienced severe sleep deprivation, and if they were willing to share their story with me. Half an hour later, my inbox was full.

Yes, I'm Optimistic About Palestinian Youth

Bill Reese | Posted 04.19.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

On a recent visit to the West Bank, I met with presidents, professors, and students from eight local universities to talk about the challenges Palesti...

The Value of Study Abroad. #StudyAbroadBecause

College Tourist | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By College Tourist College Tourist had the pleasure to attend a discussion on the value of study abroad & U.S government effo...

Entrepreneurship at Fordham University

Lisa Chau | Posted 04.19.2016 | College
Lisa Chau

I've attended several entrepreneurship events at Fordham University, the most recent in February. Featured speakers included former Huffington Post CTO and current Rebel Mouse Founder and CEO, Paul Berry, as well as Chopt Founder and CEO, Tony Shure.