In search of alternatives to burdensome student loans, universities, companies and policymakers are increasingly drawn toward the concept of risk-sharing between students and universities. The concept is simple: if a school...
The Chronicle's third annual Shark Tank: Edu Edition, held during the South by Southwest Edu conference in March, featured five people pitching ideas - some concrete, some theoretical - to improve higher education.
College is supposed to be a life-defining experience - but that doesn't mean students always graduate with all the skills they need to build their lives. Paragon One, an online career coaching service and mentor marketplace, wants to fill in the gaps. The startup announced...
Galvanize is bringing its coding curriculum to students at the University of Colorado Denver through a new partnership announced Thursday.
The Denver-based data science and computer school and university have launched...
At a recent conference, LinkedIn's chief executive explained how the company is looking for talent in non-traditional places.
During day two of ASAE's new Xperience Design Project event, expert faculty shared the solutions that association professionals had co-created the day before to improve meeting and event experiences.
The "skills gap," the idea that US colleges and universities fail to prepare students with skills necessary for successful careers, has become a bogeyman of higher education, capturing the imagination of employers and haunting discussions of curricular reform.
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 a few rounds of interviews proved otherwise.
Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training.
In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine at three in the morning, staring down a broken piece of equipment.