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WANT A WHITE-COLLAR CAREER WITHOUT COLLEGE DEBT? BECOME AN APPRENTICE In health care, financial services, software development — even law — apprenticeships are offering an alternative to paying college tuition. ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. 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. 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... Free Market Can Deliver Free College Remember paying your broker $200 a trade? Higher education is at that stage today.
The Covid-19 pandemic forced colleges to shift to online learning, often with disastrous results. Students are no fools...
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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Follett Higher Education Acquires Willo Labs

Oct 1, 2022
Follett Higher Education, North America's largest campus retailer, today announced the acquisition of Indianapolis-based Willo Labs, the leading technology platform that gives campuses complete control over their digital learning access...
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Scott Dettman, CEO Avenica

Sep 25, 2022
Avenica CEO Scott Dettman is a dynamic leader with a strong track record of driving growth through transformation and innovation in the human capital arena.
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First cohort of Master in Medical Sciences students cross the finish line

Sep 17, 2022
Just a year ago, the first cohort of Jacksonville University's Master of Science in Medical Sciences stepped foot on campus. Now, those students have completed the rigorous, one-year program with knowledge under their belt and careers in healthcare ahead of them.
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The Benefits Of Exporting American Medical Education - And How To Get Started

Aug 9, 2022
American medical education is an overlooked resource that has the potential to deliver significant positive outcomes around the world. It can improve and save lives, build better doctors and create new opportunities for commerce. But to make these opportunities possible, it needs to be made available as a curriculum enhancement...
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Yellowbrick, WWD and FIDM Launch 'Designing the Collection'

Aug 9, 2022
The online certificate course aims to help designers expand creatively. The course features well-known experts from across the industry, guiding learners through cohesive collection development.
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Yellowbrick's Founder on Career Path Trends, Benefits of Online Courses

Aug 8, 2022
"Fashion Styling Foundations," the five-module course created by Yellowbrick in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology's Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and WWD, is helping participants reinvent themselves by learning new skills and taking new career paths.
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An advance for non-heterosexual medical students and health care

Jul 21, 2022
The Biden administration's new ruling that students deserve to learn free from harassment, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, is enraging conservatives across the country, as the June 24 news article...
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The Edge: Nudges for Academic Progress

Jul 21, 2022
I'm Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle covering innovation in and around higher ed. This week I reflect on some promising results of experiments in "nudging" and highlight recent...
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One of America's Most Diverse Universities Launches New Academic Program to...

May 2, 2022
In partnership with Tiber Health, Virginia's only Hispanic-Serving Institution, Marymount University, launches new Master of Science in Medical Sciences in response to state demand for culturally-competent doctors and healthcare professionals in healthcare deserts
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Teaching

May 2, 2022
The idea of using chatbots to help students with administrative tasks is pretty familiar by now. I talk to an instructor whose course is the site of an experiment testing nudges for class assignments. I remind you about the final...
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