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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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30 Under 30 Education 2018: Young Leaders Who Are Expanding Access And...

Nov 14, 2017
What do the 30 Under 30 Education 2018 honorees all have in common? They're not simply shaping education, they've torn a page of the entrepreneurial playbook and are creating new businesses, nonprofits and organizations. Their bottom line...
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'A lot of panic attacks': Mental health top concern in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

Nov 14, 2017
People in the high, isolated mountain village of Jayuya, Puerto Rico, are still without power or water and living with relatives. Many of them have anxiety attacks, uncontrollable shakes, headaches and nightmares.
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Hiring Trends 2018: What's Ahead for Enterprise Businesses?

Nov 14, 2017
Every workday is a high-wire act, as you deftly balance looming deadlines, shifting priorities and end of quarter goals - all of which leaves just enough time to keep your team on target and your talent pipeline stocked. Kudos! But wait - the New Year is quickly coming into view.
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Pontoon Partners with Revature

Nov 13, 2017
Pontoon, the global leader in total talent solutions, today announced an exclusive strategic partnership with Revature, an organization specializing in early talent development and technology upskilling, to empower businesses around the globe to engage best-in-class talent and technologies.
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Demographic Shifts in Educational Demand and the Rise of Alternative Credentials

Nov 13, 2017
With the U.S. experiencing major demographic shifts such as boomers starting to retire and millennials coming of age, changes in the workforce and in economic power, education standards, and practices are starting to change...
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It's No Longer 'College Or Bust'

Nov 7, 2017
Economists warn of a troubling, growing divide between two segments in the U.S.: those who will benefit from and be a part of the emerging global economy, and the many more who will not.
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Revature partnership offers EOU grads fast track to tech industry

Nov 7, 2017
Eastern Oregon University and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, have established a strategic partnership to provide EOU students and alumni with no-cost, hands-on technology training that will prepare them to...
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Revature partnership offers EOU grads fast track to tech industry

Nov 6, 2017
Eastern Oregon University and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, have established a strategic partnership to provide EOU students and alumni with no-cost, hands-on technology training that will prepare them to fill critical gaps in the technology workforce.
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Surviving the fourth Industrial Revolution by 'Galvanizing'

Nov 5, 2017
Remaining competitive with new technologies always comes with challenges, but those involved with the pursuit of a data-driven strategy inspire a unique trepidation in many organizations striving for growth. As more of business moves toward automation and artificial...
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#69: Adam Braun - Co-Founder of Mission

Nov 5, 2017
Adam Braun is a 34-year-old entrepreneur, bestselling author, and the CEO and co-founder of MissionU, a debt-free college alternative for the 21st century. Prior to MissionU, he founded Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit that has built over...
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