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When it comes to affording college tuition, there's plenty of free money to be had if you know where to look. Brothers Nick, graduating, and Alex Fregeau, then a sophomore, at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, received scholarship cash for their education.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8 -- University of Memphis issued the following news release: The University of Memphis is a founding member of a consortium that is launching a critical new phase in developing the Internet of the future.
Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the StudentNation blog, each dispatch hosts first-person updates on youth organizing.
College of DuPage continued its upward enrollment trend this fall, with the college's net 10th day credit head count of full- and part-time students totaling 29,476, an increase of 3 percent since last year. Over the past two years, credit head count has increased 12.4 percent at COD.
For most of human history, the best hope for a person without a Ph.D. or white lab coat to contribute to scientific research was to end up with his or her skull on a shelf for real scientists to study. Sometimes college kids and retired folks with time on their hands could volunteer for a psychology study or medicinal testing.
"A C is acceptable college work," a professor told me many years ago, when I was a first-year undergraduate. He went on to say that a B was considered above average, and an A was reserved for truly exceptional efforts.
New York Live Arts presents the world premiere of Cynthia Oliver 's BOOM!, October 23 - 25 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Known for creating work that is "Uneasy, unsettling, and...[with] a narrative cohesion that makes for effective dance theater" Oliver returns to the Live Arts stage to present her newest evening-length work.'
The University of Illinois board of trustees formally voted not to hire controversial professor Steven Salaita, whose anti-Israel tweets spurred university administrators to revoke the offer of a faculty position. By an 8-1 vote on Thursday, the trustees voted to reject the faculty recommendation that Salaita be appointed to a tenured position with the American Indian Studies program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
As legislators, deans, parents, and students debate what to do about the problem of sexual assaults on college campuses - many of them all but awash in alcohol - maybe it's time to take a step back and consider the bigger picture. Maybe it's time for Americans to start teaching their teenagers to drink responsibly , and time to rethink our drinking-age laws - which, let's face it, seem to have done little more than create a thriving fake-ID industry.
The state of Illinois finds itself worst in the nation when it comes to pension liability, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service. The national credit rating agency conducted a study on each state's pension liability, as calculated as a percentage of state revenue.
Most U.S. states require divorcing couples with children to take a co-parenting course before the marriage can end, and one of the most widely used online programs can be helpful, according to a new review. The study's lead author says such courses are "timely" because conflict between parents during the separation period before divorce is more intense compared to a few years later.
Over the past two years, credit headcount has increased an incredible 12.4 percent at COD. In addition, fall 10th day Full-Time Equivalent Student enrollment climbed by 1.8 percent to 16,857.
Meet Brew Hub, a craft beer accelerator part-owned by Ron Burkle designed to help brewers scale production and develop bigger distribution networks. Bloomberg's Duane Stanford reports.
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