Investors are hot on student housing

Feb 27, 2018
When you think of commercial real estate, big urban skyscrapers or suburban office parks might come to mind. But college towns and university-adjacent apartment buildings are magnets for U.S. investors and many from abroad. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

International students and faculty make 'the world a safer place'

Feb 3, 2017
The University of Michigan's president explains how Trump's travel ban could affect higher education in the U.S.
 
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The cost of hosting a presidential debate

Oct 7, 2016
Washington University in St. Louis says it's not about the money.
Steve Givens, chair of the presidential debate steering committee at Washington University in St. Louis. "We do hang a lot of banners; we don't want anyone to forget where they are,” he said.
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"Ivory Tower" and the crippling cost of college

Jun 13, 2014
A new documentary film examines the cost of higher education in America.

What do students actually learn in college?

Apr 22, 2014
Sarah Lawrence College rolls out its own way of measuring value.

How an HBCU with 35 students keeps its doors open

Mar 13, 2014
There are 105 historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. One of the smallest -- Morris Brown College -- struggles to stay afloat.

Which schools will win the college tuition battle?

Feb 19, 2014
Some schools set tuition high, while others try a lower approach.

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College philanthropy hits new high

Feb 12, 2014
Donations to higher ed reached $33.8 billion in 2013.

Korean scholars rank as the most valuable

Aug 12, 2013
A new study says that academics from South Korea are the most commercially valuable in the world.

Why has college gotten so expensive?

Aug 10, 2012
More college students are living large with gourmet cafeterias and state-of-the-art gyms -- but that's not what's driving up college costs.