Leapfrogging to the 4G University As East Africa is the world's fastest growing market for higher education, I find myself there frequently. On one of my recent trips to Kampala, the... Read more

Distance Traveled Prior to University Ventures, I created Wellspring, which ran scientifically-based weight loss summer camps and boarding schools - the first of their kind,... Read more

Double Myopia As we walk around our neighborhood, my youngest son (4 years old) invariably asks the same question. He points at an electrical line and asks: "Is that a... Read more



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The Full-Stack Higher Education Company Nine-figure financings in education are rare. So a few weeks ago when AltSchool announced it had raised $75M in Series B financing from Founders... Read more

Gwynedd Mercy University launches new accelerated... Military veteran Justin Bowe is in high gear. After serving in the Air Force for eight years, nine months and 20 days, Bowe is graduating from... Read more

Filling the Skills Gap with New Models of Education Each spring, May 1st signals "decision day," the final date by which kids all over the country must lay down deposits to the college of their... Read more