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The False Choice Between Education and Employment Readiness

Enrolling and graduating more students isn’t enough -- colleges and universities must prepare them for work, too, writes Peter McPherson.

A Kayak for Credentials

Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what's expected in academic and job-training programs.
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Want to Enhance Humanities Career Outcomes? Engage the Faculty

The job of preparing students for the workplace can’t be left to career services offices alone. Professors are key, Emily J. Levine and Nicole Hall argue.

Degree Plus?

University of Utah’s new certificate program raises a question: Do students with liberal arts degrees need more to get a job?

Handshake Deal

The rapid growth of Handshake, a career-services platform, is also raising questions about whether some students' grades are made visible to employers without permission.

Teaching Students Soft Skills

Reinhardt University launches program to train students in soft skills such as conflict management and strategic listening -- while preserving liberal arts mission.

The Changing English Major

Amid enrollment declines, speakers at Modern Language Association discuss shifts in the major, such as a de-emphasis of traditional survey and the addition of more writing-related courses.

Looking for Career Help

Today’s students are more likely to visit career centers than past graduates but less likely to rate those interactions as very helpful, a new Gallup-Purdue University study finds.