Colleges' Approaches

Colleges' Approaches
Aug 02, 2019
New data on the first three jobs held by graduates of six popular majors show career pathways are a swirl rather than a straight line, and that college degrees typically do create a foundation for entering the workforce.
Oct 03, 2018
Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

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August 2, 2019

New data on the first three jobs held by graduates of six popular majors show career pathways are a swirl rather than a straight line, and that college degrees typically do create a foundation for entering the workforce.

March 27, 2018

The University of Texas System releases a new breakdown of student earnings, an alternative -- produced with U.S. Census Bureau -- to a prohibited federal database.

September 25, 2017

An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

October 5, 2016

Furman University seeks to set itself apart by focusing on students' career and research experience, and the liberal arts university will create a team of mentors for each student, often including faculty members.

October 9, 2015

In New York City, the health department and colleges are partnering to promote a birth control device as a way of encouraging students to graduate.

May 6, 2015

U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?

August 21, 2014

The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.

April 29, 2014

Wake Forest U. looks to measure the lives of its students and alumni.

February 14, 2014

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is moving away from grades to competency-style education for all of its academic programs, with an announcement that both drew praise and raised questions.

June 14, 2013

Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.

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October 3, 2018

Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

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