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2015 | July - September


SAT, ACT Scores Optional for George Washington University

George Washington University in Washington, D.C., announced on July 28 that it would no longer require SAT or ACT scores to be submitted with applications staring August 1, 2015, the school announced in a press release.
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Saturday, Aug 01 2015 09:00 AM

Secretary of Education: Our Higher Ed System ‘Isn’t Delivering’ What Students Need

Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education, outlined a new focus for the future of higher education that is based on outcomes.
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Wednesday, Jul 29 2015 04:00 PM

These NFL Teams Head Back to College for Training

Many NFL teams do their preseason training outside of their own stadiums, with some teams hitting college campuses to prepare for the season ahead.
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Monday, Jul 27 2015 02:00 PM

Community College Students Get Automatic Acceptance to New England College

Thanks to a new dual acceptance program, any community college student in good academic standing will now get automatic acceptance to finish their bachelor’s degrees at New England College.
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Thursday, Jul 16 2015 03:00 PM

Report: Campus Crimes Down Across U.S.

There's good news for parents and college students - On-campus crimes have been in decline over the past decade.
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Tuesday, Jul 14 2015 09:00 AM

University to Help Homeless Man Complete Degree

Michigan university offers homeless piano player scholarship.
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Saturday, Jul 11 2015 09:00 AM

Minnesota Mom Makes Web Resource for Autistic Students, Families

For many students with autism and their families, the idea of heading off to college can be intimidating.
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Wednesday, Jul 08 2015 09:00 AM

Colleges React to Marriage Equality

Colleges and universities react to the marriage equality ruling.
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Friday, Jul 03 2015 09:00 AM

Expect Lower Gas Prices, Millions of Travelers this Fourth of July

An estimated 41.9 million people in the U.S. will spend the holiday 50 miles or more away from home, according to projections from AAA.
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Wednesday, Jul 01 2015 10:00 AM

2015 | April - June


Obama Administration Scraps Plan to Rate Colleges, Will Release Comparison Tools

The Obama administration recently announced that it would no longer be moving forward with a plan to release ratings on colleges and universities across the U.S.
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Tuesday, Jun 30 2015 01:00 PM

Studies Find College-Educated People Less Likely to Have Kids Early

Despite the traditional road leading from high school to college to the professional world and a family, studies have shown that a college education may actually reduce a person's chances of having kids at a younger age.
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Friday, Jun 26 2015 09:00 AM

University Creates 'Texting Lane' for Students

After noticing that students are often wrapped up in their phones, Utah Valley University has created a "texting lane" in their Student Life and Wellness Center, along with a walk lane and a run lane.
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Tuesday, Jun 23 2015 03:00 PM

More Safety Personnel, Technology Arise with Greater Emphasis on Campus Security

The safety of students and faculty on campuses across the country has become a significant issue in recent years, and it's sparked the rapid growth and development of a variety of on-campus security strategies.
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Monday, Jun 22 2015 07:00 PM

June 6 SATs Printed With Errors, Scores Still Valid

According to College Board, the company that publishes the SAT, two of the sections given on June 6 in the U.S. were printed in error and will not be scored.
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Thursday, Jun 18 2015 10:00 AM

Bill Gates Calls for Fewer College Dropouts

In a recent post on his blog, the Gates Notes, the Microsoft co-founder and active philanthropist explained that higher education institutions, students and society need to work together to improve the rate of college completion in the U.S.
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Saturday, Jun 13 2015 09:00 AM

Report Finds Graduation Gap Between High- and Low-Income Students

Low-income high school graduates may be less likely to continue on to earn a college degree than students from families with more money.
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Friday, Jun 12 2015 09:00 AM

Indianapolis Company Offering Employees Free Degrees

Anthem Inc. recently announced that it would pay for the entire cost of a bachelor's degree in business or health care from the College for America for its employees.
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Tuesday, Jun 09 2015 09:00 AM

Texas Legislature Approves 'Campus Carry' Bill

College students in Texas may soon be able to carry concealed handguns to class and throughout their dormitories.
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Friday, Jun 05 2015 09:00 AM

College Degrees Before Marriage Correlate to Less Obesity

A new study found that people who earned a four-year degree before getting married were significantly less likely to become obese than those who got married then graduated from school.
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Wednesday, Jun 03 2015 09:00 AM

Harvard Has Had Greatest Number of MacArthur Fellows

A genius can attend any school, but a larger number of MacArthur geniuses have attended Harvard University than anywhere else.
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Monday, Jun 01 2015 09:00 AM