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First there were MOOCs, now come the SPOCs

Sep 16, 2013
Small Private Online Courses could change the way brick and mortar classrooms use digital teaching materials.
Posted In: moocs, higher education, online education, college

Reinventing the image of women in tech

Sep 11, 2013
A conversation with the founders of She++, an organization built to encourage more women to enter the tech field.
Posted In: women in tech, She++, Tech, college, computer science

A job lined up right after college. Fancy that.

Sep 4, 2013
Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Posted In: college, higher education, college tuition, Jobs, employment

Setting limits: Advice on paying for college

Aug 30, 2013
For many families, paying for college is a balancing act. You want to give your child the best options, but you don't know how to talk about what you can afford.
Posted In: college, student debt

Paying for college: We don't spend as much as we think

Aug 30, 2013
The cost of college is rising faster than inflation. But when you take financial aid into account, it’s gone up only modestly faster than inflation.
Posted In: college, education costs, student debt

The true cost of college and reasons for it

Aug 22, 2013
The Obama administration wants to restrain high tuition by tying federal aid to a college’s performance.
Posted In: college, education costs, college tuition

The country club-ization of college living

Aug 13, 2013
With classes starting soon, college students are heading back to campus. But you might not recognize where they are living. In fact, you might be jealous.
Posted In: college, luxury, dorms

Study: Black and Latino students missing out on selective colleges

Jul 31, 2013
A new study finds that America's higher education system perpetuates white advantages.
Posted In: higher education, college

Parents paying less for college: Good news?

Jul 23, 2013
A new study finds that the rising cost of higher education is shifting costs as families spend less freely.
Posted In: colleges, Tuition, college

Vanderbilt's football team fights to put fans in the stands

Jul 19, 2013
Vanderbilt still has the poorest attendance record in the Southeastern Conference even though it’s coming off its best season in a century.
Posted In: college sports, Sports, football, college

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