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Exploring the money in study abroad programs

Listen to a college pitch and you’ll probably hear about transformational opportunities to study abroad. In 2013-2014, according to the most recent data from the Institute of International Education, over

With parades, dances, and games, homecoming can have a substantial economic impact on communities. ("SAU Homecoming 11" by "Mulegate band 6" via vlickr CC BY 2.0)

The financial impact of homecoming

For millions of high schools and colleges, it’s homecoming season. The American tradition got its start on college campuses over a century ago, when alumnae returned to celebrate the biggest football game of

Gen Z is approaching higher education with a very different set of standards and outlooks. (Image by TPSDave via Pixabay)

A guide to covering Gen-Z and higher ed

Millennials are old news. Generation Z, comprised of people born roughly from 1996 to 2011, is fresh on the college landscape and institutions must adapt to stay in business. Zers have

Faculty Protest

Covering growing union activity on college campuses

College and university administrations are facing new waves of union organizing that look different from traditional labor organizing and pose new sets of challenges. If a union drive comes to a

Data to help cover economic angles in higher ed

Do you cover higher education? Here are some ways to cover business angles in education. College Scorecard College Scorecard is a brand-new website created by the Obama administration that contains

College of Dupage students

Data-driven student debt coverage

Student loans have increased by 84 percent since 2008, according to an Experian analysis. Students, former students and graduates now owe $1.2 trillion in student loan debt compared with $346

For some schools, summer is over

On the East Coast, public schools traditionally reopen the day after Labor Day. But across the South and West, many public schools started this week, and some even resumed classes

The trend of free tuition

Stanford University made education a lot more affordable for its middle-class students last week — by making it free. The elite school, whose alumni include Tiger Woods and Chelsea Clinton, announced students

Students seek loan forgiveness

Student loan debt now tops $1 trillion in the United States, and seems like an inescapable reality for many young people. Still, some are trying their best to get out

Reynolds Week: Advice for preparing young reporters

Journalism professors attending Reynolds Week got plenty of help to shape their syllabuses and offer the latest teaching techniques to their student. But they wound up the week with conversations

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