Some community colleges move substantial portions of new student orientations online to maximize efficiency; others push face-to-face programs to make process more personal. Is there a happy medium?
New courses about iPhone-application development teach students how to program and design -- and, if they're lucky, make money.
Some loved it. Some hated it. But everyone is a critic.
More colleges let students search for their ideal roommate using online services -- and several companies aim to attract business in that market.
With fall classes beginning at many institutions, administrators are getting a chance to test out the "swine flu" prevention and containment plans they've been formulating since the virus first appeared last spring.
Saying tradition matters, a growing number of institutions are introducing convocation ceremonies, or dusting off existing ones, as part of strategies to improve retention.
Mercy College of New York begins a program to give each undergraduate a single mentor to provide personal attention from admission all the way through graduation.
As H1N1 spreads, it leaves uninfected students unsure about whether to go to crowded frat parties or to fill a football stadium on game day.
Students and faculty members both think colleges have a key role to play, but don't necessarily think that role is being fulfilled.
New report proposes policies to curb and treat students' underage and excessive gaming.
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