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Domestic Violence, Missed Opportunities, and Murder

Becky Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Becky Lee

On Monday, May 3, University of Virginia senior George Huguely was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after being suspected of killing Ye...

High School to College Transition, Part Two: Academic Expectations

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Many students enter college misinformed about how to succeed academically. Use this article as a jumping off point to think about the differences between high school and college academics.

High School to College Transition, Part 1: The Freshman Myth

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Harke Ed.D.

The freshman myth results in disenchantment when new college students' academic, social, and personal expectations are not met after arriving at college.

Maximizing the Impact of Our Future Scholars

Krisztina 'Z' Holly | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Krisztina 'Z' Holly

USC announces a first-of-its-kind Diploma in Innovation program for Ph.D. students designed to expand our ability to produce great intellectual resources for the global community we share.

NCAA Announces Radical Realignment of College Sports

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Henry Sterry

The NCAA has decided on a new ranking system that evaluates each school according to how much money their athletic programs bring in. These rankings will be divided into four divisions: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Aluminum Foil.

Students: Now is Your Time to Go Big

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Emily Bennington

How much of your life thus far have you spent safely inside your comfort zone? Now is your time to make something great happen while you're still relatively free and mobile.

The Most Important Vote for Higher Ed

Jonathan Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jonathan Stein

California students are getting savvy. They are ready to take the future of the UC into their own hands. It's time to end the gridlock in Sacramento and restore public higher education in California to greatness.

An "Apathetic" Generation

Gabrielle Grow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Gabrielle Grow

The idea of my generation being remembered as apathetic does not sit well with me. Who drew these conclusions about us?

Controlling Higher Education Costs by Curtailing Specialized Programs

Russell K. Osgood | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Russell K. Osgood

In the last 30 years, higher education programs have expanded to embrace a panoply of sub- departments. Universities overpromise and under-deliver in many cases with their specialized programs.

College: Debt and Diplomas

Daniel Haarburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Daniel Haarburger

There is a great myth that universities are becoming more accessible and widely democratized. But the financial burden for students is becoming only more and more crippling.

Interview With Futurist Thomas Frey on the Future of Colleges and Universities

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Thomas Frey predicts that an upheaval that is about to take place on college campuses as the forces of the economy and the Internet begin to bear down on it.

9 CHEAP College Date Ideas (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Patrick Hahe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Collegetown USA might not offer the most spectacular date spots, so why not find the best spots to go out on campus? No great arts scene in your tow...

False Liberalism as a Mask for Collusion with Radical Islam

Jacob Shrybman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Shrybman

What has been masked on university campuses worldwide as liberalism is only masked radical Islam.

WATCH: University Students Snap Up Community College Seats

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Anna Bloom and Maggie Fazeli Fard The ...

British Universities Need to Invest to Be the Best

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Azeem Ibrahim

In the long term, what makes universities good is having enough money to pay for better facilities, better teachers and research academics, and better administrators.

Aggressive New GHG Reduction Commitment by University of BC, Canada

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In British Columbia, there's a strong appetite for sustainability. While others still gripe about the Kyoto Protocol targets as if they are unreachable, UBC met them in five years ahead of schedule, in 2007.

Colin Carlson, Child Prodigy, Sues UConn, Claiming Age Discrimination

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

STORRS, Conn. — Even at 13, Colin Carlson believes he's running out of time. Colin is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut, seeking a b...

College Students are Using Credit Cards for Tuition

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bob Samuels

Adding insult to injury, a transfer of wealth and opportunity is being made from lower- and middle-class families to upper-class families through merit-based financial aid.

Sex, Fruit Bats, and Politically Correct Zoology at an Irish College

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Author's Note: This case has set off quite an international debate, both for and against Dr. Evans. As I linked to below in the updates, you can check...

In The Public Interest: Sallie Mae, That's Just Not Right!

Chris Lindstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Chris Lindstrom

These days, Sallie Mae doesn't seem to be focusing much on helping students find "the right student loan." Instead, the company is campaigning heavily against the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.

Bail Out Our Schools

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Robert Reich

The Obama administration's plan for $4.35 billion in extra federal funds for under-performing public schools, relative to the financial squeeze they currently face, is a cruel joke.

Sexual Assault Investigations Impeded By Privacy Laws On Campus

The Coloradoan | Laura Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the fall of 2008, University of Colorado students who'd sought help from the school's Office of Victim Assistance told counselors they'd been the t...

California's Crisis: Public Education for the Privileged?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Nathan Hadden and Nick Belizzi Facu...

Training Ourselves for Our Future

Dev Aujla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dev Aujla

Organizations like StartingBloc and CleanTechU can provide additional training for young entrepreneurs who find that academia is simply not enough to prepare them for the work they want to do.

UCLA Fights Back!: Demands for March 4th

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bob Samuels

Students need a full voice in deciding the future of this university, and we reject the notion that only outside consultants or a small group of administrators can restructure our schools.