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Merging Art and Business In the College Curriculum

John M. Eger | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
John M. Eger

Clearly something is happening in universities across the country. This week San Diego State University is launching a Music Entrepreneurship and Bus...

Illinois' Top Colleges See Tuitions Going Up and Up

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.20.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Recently Forbes came out with its 2014 top 100 colleges list, which includes four Illinois schools in its Top 75. From Forbes' rankings, which covered more than 600 schools, we pulled out the top 15 Illinois colleges.

10 Biggest Tuition Increases at Illinois Universities for the 2014-2015 School Year

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.19.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We went through Illinois private and public four-year universities to find which schools have the biggest tuition increase, by percentage, from 2013-14 to 2014-15.

Women Veterans Look Toward Furthering Their Education

Barbara Mujica | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Barbara Mujica

America's two million female veterans are looking toward the future, and many are improving their employment opportunities by enrolling in courses. What issues do women veterans confront when they return to school?

U-Lab: Prototyping the 21st-Century University

Otto Scharmer | Posted 08.14.2014 | Education
Otto Scharmer

Summing up the problem: higher education is overpriced, out of touch, and outdated in both curriculum and purpose. The solution? The solution is beginning to emerge in many places today.

What Are the Best Colleges in Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We pulled out the 15 highest-ranked Illinois schools. The top two both placed in the top 25 overall. The rankings of seven of the Illinois schools are below, with their national rank in parentheses.

10 Confessions To My College-Bound Child

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty
Alexandra Rosas

With only weeks until my firstborn child leaves for college, I struggled late into the night, taking notes on all the ground I wanted to cover before he left.

Five Tips for Moving to College You Probably Won't Find in the Orientation Packets

Keith Wade | Posted 08.04.2014 | College
Keith Wade

College is a great time. And, a little advanced work makes it even greater!

Top Five Tips for Parents Whose Students Are Off to College for the First Time

Keith Wade | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Keith Wade

We've seen a lot of anxious parents over the decades. Take a deep breath -- it will be okay, we're going to take good care of them -- and read these top five tips.

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

5 DIY Dorm Art Ideas

Domino | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

Don't let cramped quarters keep you from showing your true style. Bet your new roomie will also be grateful.

Iowa Students Stand Up Against Censorship of Marijuana Legalization

Catherine Sevcenko | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Catherine Sevcenko

Iowa State University invites its students to craft their own educational "adventure" as they obtain a college education. Erin Furleigh and Paul Gerlich are students at ISU whose adventure has included censorship and, now, a federal lawsuit.

8 Items the College Kid Never Unpacks

Domino | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

Some things are better left at home (sorry, Mom).

It's Not a Race: A Letter to My Daughter Before College

Vicki Abeles | Posted 07.08.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

I'm proud of how bravely you've survived the one-size-fits-all pressure cooker that American high school has become. But now that you're preparing to go away to college, I only hope your university experience won't be more of the same.

13 Unexpected Items Every College Kid Needs

Domino | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

We asked real college kids which items are necessary -- and so often forgotten -- when heading to campus.

More 'Fans in Stands' Help Boost University's Brand

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You'd think with a student population of around 60,000 and more than 10,000 employees, UCF would have no problem filling a 45,000-seat football stadium or 10,000-seat basketball arena.

Bringing Truth Back Into the Academic World

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Auren Kaplan

The academic pursuit is a noble one, and has for hundreds of years moved human beings forward, further into the light, and deeper into a mindset of inquiring into the veracity of all things.

Soul Searching for Today's High School Student

Dorit Sasson | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Dorit Sasson

By the time I left SUNY at Albany in 1990, I knew attending college wasn't the right place. I did however, have to go through those two tough years to figure out what my soul needed.

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Simon Tam | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Simon Tam

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." Your career is no different.

11 Options for MBA Graduates to Launch Their Careers

Simon Tam | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

As MBA graduates, we have amazing opportunities and choices available, even if we don't realize it. All we have to do is take some of that entrepreneurship and research ability learned in the program and apply it to our own lives as if it were a startup.

Change Makers Create Cultural Change on Campus: A Northwestern University Case Study

Alecia Wartowski | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Alecia Wartowski

From racial and ethnic diversity to an influx of "first generation" students and the challenges of being a low income student, most college and universities in this country have begun to recognize that the face of higher education is changing.

Work Much? A Professor's Summertime Blues

Hinda Mandell | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Hinda Mandell

Not all college professors spend their summer months running for Congress. But nearly every college instructor I know fields some variation of this question: "So, do you actually work in the summer?"

Our Responsibility to Challenge Our Students' Hopes and Dreams During Service

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Ken Schneck, PhD

It could not be more inspiring to think about the scores of students who are throwing themselves into service anticipating, expecting, grasping, hoping and willing the world around them to change.

Now Is the Time to Thank Your Teachers and Mentors

John T. Delaney | Posted 08.17.2014 | College
John T. Delaney

Commencements have come and gone and the class of 2014 has emerged into the working world. Many new graduates are reflecting on the professors (and th...

What's It Like to Be a Young Professor?

Troy Campbell | Posted 08.13.2014 | College
Troy Campbell

What's it like to be a young professor? Is it miserable? Is it worth it? Do you make an impact on the world? Recently I had a chat with Joseph Redde...