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New MacArthur fellow hopes to bridge U.S. racial-achievement gap

Sep 20, 2011
Harvard economics Professor Roland Fryer is one of 22 recipients of a MacArthur Fellowship. He discusses what he researches and how he plans to use the $500,000 he received.
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Young Harvard professor wins $500,000 grant

Sep 20, 2011
34-year-old Roland Fryer was awarded a MacArthur 'genius grant' for studying income and socioeconomic inequalities.
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Carnegie Mellon plans Rwanda campus

Sep 16, 2011
The American university opens in Central Africa next year
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How to DIY a degree

Sep 16, 2011
A bachelor's degree is almost a requirement to enter the middle class these days. But author Anya Kamenetz thinks that people can cobble together a "DIY degree" with a little ingenuity and hard work.
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Bill Gates on the importance of energy research for the future

Sep 14, 2011
The American Energy Innovation Council is urging Congress to invest in research and development of new energy technologies. Bill Gates discusses the group's mission of making energy R&D a priority.
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CA university gives financial incentives to hire its graduates

Sep 6, 2011
The job market for recent college graduates is tougher than ever. Now one institution is paying up to $2,000 to companies that will hire its former students.
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Rebuilding schools could be one big job creator

Sep 6, 2011
As the unemployed and employed alike await world from President Obama on Thursday about how he plans to create jobs, some see a promising answer in the construction and refurbishing of our nation's schools.
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News Corp's new hacking fallout

Aug 30, 2011
The company's education business takes a hit from the scandal.
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USC launches largest fundraising campaign in higher education

Aug 30, 2011
The private university in Los Angeles wants to raise $6 billion in the next seven years. Will it work in this economy?
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Making professors more productive

Aug 25, 2011
The University of Texas has a plan to get more out of its faculty
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