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  • Navigating student aid forms

    Navigating student aid forms
    Dear Liz: I'm having trouble finding information about how to structure my finances to get the maximum financial aid for my kids when they enter college. For example, will contributing to an IRA instead of a taxable investment account matter? Should I...
  • UCI's engineering school receives $9.5-million donation

    A $9.5-million gift to UC Irvine's Henry Samueli School of Engineering will fund scholarships, fellowships and support programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Stacey Nicholas' Opus Foundation donated the money to further STEM...
  • Obama's deficient student loan program

    Obama's deficient student loan program
    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But Barack Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too...
  • 3-ATHL33TS

    3-ATHL33TS
    Robert Morris University Illinois’s newest athletic team will be treated like every other at the school. Athletes will be offered scholarships, uniforms, post-game meals and a facility where they can practice. They also will be expected to attend...
  • How much did these high schoolers win to go to culinary school?

    It was a lot like "Iron Chef," but instead of Food Network celebrity, a group of high school seniors representing Los Angeles public schools vied for their chance at a free college education. L.A. Mission College hosted the Careers through Culinary Arts...
  • Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program

    Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program
    Gov. Rick Scott today signed a controversial bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program, which provides tuition vouchers students in low-income families can use to attend private schools. The program is popular among school choice...
  • Federal sanctions threaten sustainability of Corinthian Colleges

    A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County has signaled that it is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education sharply cut back its access to federal money for student loans and grants. Plagued by complaints...
  • Student loan debt is millennials' biggest economic threat

    Those of us who've managed to see our children graduate from college without student loans should consider ourselves as lucky as a Powerball jackpot winner. We've given the next generation the best present ever: a debt-free launch into adulthood. About...
  • Romeoville professor wins book award

    Romeoville professor wins book award
    Telling the story of the Chicago park that Dr. Dennis Cremin became fascinated by when he arrived in the city to attend Loyola University in 1990 has won him a book-of-the-year award. A history professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, Cremin...
  • Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship

    Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship
    Baltimore arts patrons Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have donated $1 million to the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University to establish scholarships for students of near-legendary pianist and veteran Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher....
  • College is still worth it

    As the Class of 2014 throws their caps into the air during this graduation season, many families are facing the stark reality of a mound of education debt. Given the still-tough job market, is college worth it? The answer is yes, with a caveat. Let's...