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Adjunct faculty demonstrate for better conditions

Feb 25, 2015
National Adjunct Walkout Day represents growing segment of the college workforce.
Posted In: Education, adjunct professor, college, faculty
A college in Texas is revamping itself as a place where student can work their way through four years and reduce their tuition.

Colleges Put Students To Work

Feb 18, 2015
A Texas College that is revamping itself to be staffed by students.
Posted In: college, student loan, college tuition, texas
Parcel travels on a conveyor belt before it is shipped.

Amazon heads to college

Feb 3, 2015
The online retailer wants to disrupt the university bookstore business.
Posted In: college, Amazon

Schools rake in record donations ... unequally

Jan 28, 2015
Harvard raised a record amount last year for a U.S. school: $1.16 billion.
Posted In: harvard, college, donations

College students discover the dorm staycation

Jan 13, 2015
Schools are making it easier for students to stay on campus during breaks.
Posted In: dorms, college, holiday
Tony Washington, No. 91 of Oregon, goes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jameis Winston, No. 5 of  Florida State, during New Year's Day college playoff game at Rose Bowl.

College football's playoff payoff

Jan 2, 2015
One likely result of college football's first playoffs? An eventual expansion to eight teams or more.
Posted In: Sports, NCAA, college, football

Concept for federal college-ratings system is unveiled

Dec 19, 2014
Creating a sort of Consumer Reports for higher education is a "supremely challenging task."
Posted In: college, college rating system, higher education
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Summit on College Opportunity at the Ronald Reagan Building December 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Colleges pledge to graduate more low-income students

Dec 4, 2014
Hundreds of college presidents and other education leaders share ideas at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action.
Posted In: college, Education, low income

Meet Generation Z

Nov 17, 2014
Marketplace teamed up with Northeastern University to survey the next generation of college students.
Posted In: Education, data, generation z, college
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) applauds Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (L) during a ceremony honoring National Teacher of the Year award winner Sean McComb and individual state winners at the White House May 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. McComb teaches

Arne Duncan: 'Education beyond high school is absolutely necessary'

Oct 30, 2014
The Secretary of Education talks with Kai Ryssdal about new rules on 'gainful employment.'
Posted In: arne duncan, college, higher education, vocational schools, federal student loans

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