RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Colleges and Universities

A collection of news and information related to Colleges and Universities published by this site and its partners.

Top Colleges and Universities Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Internships can pay off, but they sometimes carry a heavy cost

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Rarely since the days of Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton have scandalmongers been so fixated on the prizes and pitfalls of a college internship. The reason is obvious: the revelation by The Kansas City Star that Missouri House...
  • Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop

    Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop
    Community colleges saw a boom during the Great Recession, when people laid off from jobs looked for a different career path and students sought a cheaper alternative to four-year colleges that wouldn't lead to mounds of student loan debt. But now the...
  • Expanded Autism Center To Teach Future Therapists, Stress Students' Independence

    WEST HARTFORD — When the $9 million school for children and teenagers with autism and other developmental disabilities opens at the University of St. Joseph in the fall, a typical day for many of the older students will look something like this:...
  • Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing

    For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Sanders, who is opening his official presidential campaign Tuesday in Burlington, Vermont,...
  • UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases

    UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases
    What was in effect a footnote in Gov. Jerry Brown's recent proposed budget for the University of California has turned into a cause for major celebration among UC law students. Surprising many faculty, Brown and the UC regents have exempted the four law...
  • Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits

    In the Clinton administration's final months, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation...
  • John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash
    John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful. Dr. Nash, a...
  • John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

    John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. Nash and Alicia Nash, 82, of Princeton...
  • Frat 'early warning system' in works at Penn State?

    Frat 'early warning system' in works at Penn State?
    Penn State President Eric Barron wants to create an "early warning system" to identify when fraternities have slipped academically or otherwise "so you can catch it before it becomes something you have to investigate or adjudicate." In addition, he...
  • Brown hands out 2,530 degrees at its 247th commencement

    It was a big day for graduates of Brown University. The Ivy League school handed out some 2,530 degrees on Sunday at its 247th commencement. The school awarded 1,641 bachelor's degrees, 520 master's degrees, 215 PhDs, 106 medical degrees and 48...
  • Protest of religious quote at UF off-base: My Word

    This fall, many University of Florida students will learn about transaction costs, which are the detrimental expenses an entity faces when overcoming imperfections in the market. Unlike students at other institutions, they will not have to learn this...