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August 7, 2009
Start-up company aims to help college grads avoid missed payments on their student loans by providing a line of credit. But is it better than government's new income-based repayment plan?
August 5, 2009
Influx of note sharing Web sites that allow students to upload and download class notes has raised questions, but also helped to increase access to higher education.
August 3, 2009
University libraries are teaming up with presses to scan and reprint rare books from their collections.
July 30, 2009
A Congressional hearing elicits a range of views on the impacts of pharmaceutical and device companies' support of continuing medical education.
July 29, 2009
Study finds link between investing in student services and higher graduation and persistence rates.
July 28, 2009
Though Princeton Review makes a splash every year, college officials warn against taking the findings too seriously.
July 23, 2009
New medical schools are launching curriculums with more use of simulation and more social science -- and many established schools are moving in that direction, too.
July 22, 2009
Lawmakers consider impact of role models, athletics, and curriculum in attracting students.
July 17, 2009
Research and pilot testing by professors at the University of Westminster suggest that online feedback loops can improve communication on student assessments.
July 16, 2009
At annual users conference, a "listening session" features more complaints than executives had time for. Customer service faulted by many.


July 30, 2009
Middlebury burns biomass, UNC Chapel Hill (re)claims a new water supply, and Michigan State relies on environmental stewards.
July 29, 2009
Institutions are laying off staff, curbing spending and traveling less. So are the higher education organizations.
June 16, 2009
New data showing nationwide increases in drinking-related deaths among college students call into question the strategies being used to promote moderation.
June 9, 2009
Summer's here, but swine flu is still spreading on college campuses. According to one expert, this could forebode even more cases -- and unexpected strain on health centers -- in the fall.
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