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2015 | October - December

Presidential Advice on Choosing the Right College

Here is some of the advice President Obama has offered his daughter, Malia, as she tries to choose what university to attend in the fall of 2016.
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Thursday, Oct 08 2015 04:00 PM

Colorado School of Mines Sued For Denying Bible-Themed Donor Plaque

An alumni donor has sued the Colorado School of Mines for not allowing him to name Bible chapters and verses on his donation plaque.
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Tuesday, Oct 06 2015 11:00 AM

SUNY Takes the Lead on College Diversity

The new SUNY diversity plan - which includes minorities from many groups based on everything from race and sexual orientation to age - sparks conversation across the country on how to better diversify college campuses.
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Monday, Oct 05 2015 11:00 AM

Where Did the Top NFL Coaches Go to College?

Here's where the 10 NFL coaches with the most wins went to college.
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Sunday, Oct 04 2015 09:00 AM

U.S. Public Schools Among Best Universities in the World

These 11 public universities in the United States rank among the best schools in the world, according to the World University Rankings.
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Saturday, Oct 03 2015 11:00 AM

Some Colleges Struggle to Fill Classrooms

A new survey of college admissions directors finds that they face an uphill battle meeting enrollment goals.
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Friday, Oct 02 2015 01:00 PM

U.S., Europe Continue to Dominate World University Rankings

The California Institute of Technology tops the World University rankings from Times Higher Education in London.
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Thursday, Oct 01 2015 01:00 PM

2015 | July - September

Colleges Seek to Help Stressed Out Students

Schools attempt to reduce student stress through a variety of programs, including yoga, mediation and promoting good sleep habits.
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Wednesday, Sep 30 2015 01:00 PM

Is Getting a College Degree Worth It? Yes, If You Keep Debt Low

Those with a college degree report that earning a degree improved their life - but the numbers drop sharply for those burdened with debt.
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Tuesday, Sep 29 2015 04:00 PM

Is There Life on Mars?

NASA announces there is evidence of liquid water on the surface of Mars, raising question not only about ancient life on the Red Planet, but the possibility of life there now.
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Monday, Sep 28 2015 02:00 PM

New Rules Will Make Financial Aid Applications Easier

Rule changes that are going into affect in the fall of 2016 will align federal aid applications and college admissions deadlines, making the process easier for students.
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Sunday, Sep 27 2015 09:00 AM

Academic Rankings of the Power 5 Conferences

Based on the positions of their member schools in the U.S. News Best Colleges 2016 rankings, this is how the Power 5 conferences rank academically.
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Saturday, Sep 26 2015 01:00 PM

Jesuit Schools Rank Highly Among Universities

Jesuit universities continue to rank highly in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, lead by schools such as Georgetown, Boston College, Creighton University, Loyola University of Maryland and Santa Clara University.
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Thursday, Sep 24 2015 12:00 PM

Fantasy Football Booms In Popularity

Fantasy sports have exploded in popularity, especially daily fantasy football sites. It's even found it's way into the classroom.
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Wednesday, Sep 23 2015 01:00 PM

The Education of Pope Francis

Pope Francis arrives today for his three-day visit in the United States. Here's a look at his educational background.
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Tuesday, Sep 22 2015 10:00 AM

What Do Emmy Winners Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Jeffrey Tabor and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Have In Common?

The four 2015 Emmy winners for best acting all have one thing in common - they all have college degrees.
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Monday, Sep 21 2015 03:00 PM

Pick Your Pronoun: Harvard Joins Schools Who are Acknowledging Transgender Students

Harvard has joined other major universities who are trying to better identify students whose gender identity falls outside of the traditional two choices.
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Saturday, Sep 19 2015 09:00 AM

Seven Fun Facts For Constitution Day

For Constitution Day, we've assembled a few facts about the signing of the most important document in U.S. history.
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Thursday, Sep 17 2015 10:00 AM

Where Did the Republican Candidates for President Attend College?

With education becoming a big issue in the campaign, it's interesting to know where all the top Republican candidates went to college.
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Wednesday, Sep 16 2015 01:00 PM

A College Degree Could Be Worth $1 million

The White House is offering a revamped College Scoreboard that allows potential students the chance to compare schools by metrics that include what graduates from specific schools earn after graduation.
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Monday, Sep 14 2015 09:00 AM