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2015 | January - March

College Students Prefer Paper to E-Books

It may seem counterintuitive, but digital native college students are more comfortable with paper than electronic reading options for everything from textbooks to novels, according to The Washington Post.
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Saturday, Feb 28 2015 11:00 AM

Job Prospects on the Rise for Recent Graduates

The past few years have been difficult for recent college graduates looking to enter the job market. Fortunately, this paradigm may be in the process of shifting.
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Thursday, Feb 26 2015 11:00 AM

London is the Most Googled Study Abroad Location in the U.S.

Students who are looking to travel abroad for a semester or summer have their sights set on England's capitol city and universities in the area.
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Thursday, Feb 19 2015 11:00 AM

Online Scammers Target College Students

Recently, there has been an increase in scams targeting college students, and the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center is warning students that it may be more prudent than ever to practice wary Web browsing.
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Wednesday, Feb 18 2015 11:00 AM

Today's College Students Are Less Socially Active, More Stressed

The report, "The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2014," shows that current undergraduate students are spending less time being social.
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Friday, Feb 13 2015 11:00 AM

UVM Students Have Third Option for Gender

The University of Vermont now allows students to identify as a third gender - neutral - outside of male and female, according to The New York Times.
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Tuesday, Feb 10 2015 11:00 AM

January Jobs Report Shows Major Employment Gains

About 257,000 jobs were added in January, with retail, construction and healthcare seeing the biggest employment increases.
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Monday, Feb 09 2015 11:00 AM

College Course Has Students Analyze 'Mean Girls'

Students at Colorado College in Colorado Springs have been using an unusual course material for one comparative literature class - the 2004 film "Mean Girls."
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Monday, Feb 02 2015 11:00 AM

Enrollment Data Indicates College an Increasingly Popular Option

Coveted spots at some of the nation's most prestigious schools across the country seem to be in fiercer competition than ever, according to a report from Bloomberg.
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Friday, Jan 30 2015 11:00 AM

IBM's Inaugural Watson University Competition Hints at the Future of Higher Education

A team of students from the University of Texas won $100,000 and first place in IBM's first-ever Watson University Competition in January.
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Thursday, Jan 29 2015 11:00 AM

Professors May Soon Give Feedback to Students in Videos

Forget the comments scribbled in red pen, professors may soon turn to video apps when it's time to deliver feedback on school projects.
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Monday, Jan 26 2015 11:00 AM

Legislation Pressures Schools to Take Proactive Steps to Prevent Sexual Assault

Student advocacy groups, pundits and senators from across the U.S. have spoken out about what they deem to be insufficient steps being taken by universities to respond to, reduce and report instances of sexual assault on campus.
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Monday, Jan 19 2015 11:00 AM

New College Football Playoffs Mean More Profits

The Ohio State University Buckeyes beat the University of Oregon Ducks 42 to 20, Jan. 12 for this year's college football national championship.
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Friday, Jan 16 2015 11:00 AM

Dozens of Undergraduates Learn the High Cost of Cheating

While academic honesty and integrity are instilled in every student from day 1 onward, instances of academic dishonesty still pop up, possibly because students may not fully understand the consequences or the implications of cheating.
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Wednesday, Jan 14 2015 11:00 AM

Drexel No Longer Gives Community College Students Degree at Discount

For the first time since 2006, Drexel University will end a program that allowed community college students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to earn four-year degrees from Drexel on their community college campuses at a lower price than students at the flagship campus in Philadelphia, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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Monday, Jan 12 2015 11:00 AM

Flu Prevention Strategies to Keep Students Healthy on Campus

Flu prevention is essential to control outbreaks and keep everyone healthy on campus.
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Monday, Jan 05 2015 11:00 AM

2014 | October - December

'The Simpsons' are No Strangers to College Classrooms

Many university courses have turned to "The Simpsons" to convey complex messages or themes from famous stories with a funny, modern twist.
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Wednesday, Dec 31 2014 11:00 AM

University Sends Out Inaccurate Welcome Letters to Rejected Applicants

For high school students applying to college, there's nothing better than getting an email from their top choice school saying that they got in.
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Tuesday, Dec 23 2014 11:00 AM

Schools Turn to Student Data to Predict Outcomes

About 125 universities and colleges across the U.S. are using data from past students to predict the behaviors and probability of future students, according to Time magazine.
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Saturday, Dec 20 2014 11:00 AM

University Works to Improve Websites for Disabled Students

Youngstown State University in Ohio recently reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education to tear down some of those barriers and make the school's website comply with federal law.
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Friday, Dec 19 2014 11:00 AM