New reports identify lots of interest in the field -- alongside concerns about money matters -- and a need to customize certification programs for adult students.
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September 10, 2008
September 9, 2008
Lawmakers keep up their drive to get colleges to spend more of their funds, while higher education leaders continue to push back against any new law.
September 5, 2008
Temple U.'s new curriculum is built around interdisciplinary study and tied together by themes -- including the "Philadelphia Experience."
September 4, 2008
New award recognizes college presidents for de-emphasizing alcohol, as the campaign to rethink the drinking age likewise casts a spotlight on what presidents are and aren't doing on drinking.
September 3, 2008
Many criticize a county official's message to Virginia Tech voters as alarmist and misleading. But he says he just wants students to know the possible cons of voting in their college town.
September 2, 2008
McCain's VP pick has generally been supportive of Alaska's universities -- though her record is thin. Her entry into the race also could renew debate on the "politicization" of science.
August 28, 2008
At the Democratic National Convention, faculty are studying the dynamics of power by focusing on protesters, karaoke performers -- oh, and the delegates, too.
August 27, 2008
A professor whips the delegates, students are securing the premises, and hundreds are studying the Democratic National Convention in seminars and online.
August 26, 2008
The Democratic National Convention kicks off, with a platform adopted and youth delegates out in force.
August 22, 2008
Changes in immigration policies seek to attract and retain more foreign students, who are increasingly a hot commodity the world over.