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2015 | July - September


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

Concerns Arise About Schools Using Unfair Admissions Criteria

While school advisors have been placing emphasis on the importance of high school grades, SAT scores, extracurriculars and similar academic markers of potential collegiate success, some schools have begun assessing applicants based on other factors, such as disciplinary records.
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Saturday, May 30 2015 09:00 AM

California Expands Bachelor's Degree Programs at Community Colleges

California included three new bachelor's degree programs to be offered at three community colleges throughout the state.
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Wednesday, May 27 2015 09:00 AM

Changes to SAT Leave School Counselors Divided

Recent changes to the testing options high school students have to consider when applying to universities may be leaving high school guidance counselors divided.
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Tuesday, May 26 2015 09:00 AM

Presidential Candidate Sanders Announces Free College Plan

If democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has his way, paying tuition at public colleges and universities may be a thing of the past.
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Saturday, May 23 2015 09:00 AM

Survey: Only 14% of Students Have a Job Before Graduation

Data from the 2015 AfterCollege Career Insight Survey shows that though 84% of the college seniors polled for the study said they were actively looking for employment, only 14% had secured jobs before graduation.
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Wednesday, May 20 2015 09:00 AM

Former, Current NFL Players Earn Degrees After Leaving College Early

Recently two well-known football players earned their college degrees, six and 50 years after leaving campus for the pros.
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Monday, May 18 2015 09:00 AM

Obama Administration Proposes New Rules for Campus Banking

The Department of Education is working to push through a new set of rules for a sector of the banking industry that has shown very little transparency in the past.
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Friday, May 15 2015 03:00 PM