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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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IU offers a new exam-taking option for distance learners

Dec 11, 2017
In spring 2018, a new IU service will allow students to take their exams online at any time. Examity is an online proctoring service that allows students to take exams under the same conditions...
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This School Will Teach You Today's Hottest Job Skills - With NO Tuition

Dec 11, 2017
Want to get your foot in the door at some of Silicon Valley's hottest companies, with valuable data analytics skills in hand?
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NKU's move to grab the graduate market

Dec 10, 2017
Starting in the spring of 2018, NKU will become the first university in the Greater Cincinnati area to adopt a micro-credential or "badge" program.
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Education technology meets its limits

Dec 8, 2017
This week has been a good one for those who like to talk about the limits of technology. Over in the U.K., a prankster managed to fool Trip Advisor into naming his shed the No. 1 ranked restaurant in London. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a city struggling to manage several wind-fueled wildfires...
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QUBED enabling Millennials to fulfill their passions

Dec 7, 2017
It is a very common occurrence for Millennials to make a huge capital and time investment to complete their university degree just to find out that they no longer wish to...
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Indiana University Selects Proctoring Platform to Ensure Integrity of Online...

Dec 6, 2017
Following a five-semester pilot and evaluation, Indiana University selects Examity to provide students and faculty with online proctoring, authentication, and analytics tools
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Recruitment agency buys out skills development firm

Dec 6, 2017
A job placement start-up, Shortlist, has acquired the entire shareholding of Nairobi-based talent development firm, Spire Education, on undisclosed terms.
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Montgomery grads named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Dec 6, 2017
Johan Zhang, Zack Perkins and Vinay Bhaskara, the founders of CollegeVine, a college admissions counseling website, are passionate about mentoring high school students through the pre-admissions years, but all three took a leave from their own schools - Harvard University and University of Chicago - for that purpose.
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Mission Puerto Rico Part 2

Dec 1, 2017
Mission Puerto Rico Part 2
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Lackawanna College Offers Students Income-Sharing Deal

Dec 1, 2017
Students at Lackawanna College, a private nonprofit institution in Northeastern Pennsylvania, can now fund part of their college costs with an income share agreement (ISA), an arrangement that pays the institution a set percentage of their income after graduation. To create the program...
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