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Experts tell journalism grads, be real

The specter of COVID-19 no longer looms over the job market as it did in 2020, according to experts. Now that hiring is rebounding, and inflation is on the rise,

Covering the business aspect of college reopenings

Many colleges have opted to fully reopen this year. Whether you’d personally brave studying in-person or would rather stay home, reopenings of large colleges and universities will have serious economic

The future of college towns after the pandemic

As business journalists continue to cover the present and future impact that COVID-19 is having on colleges and universities, they should not hesitate to take a deeper look at how

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Back-to-school shopping: Three business story angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s are several options to consider. Tax-free weekends and other incentives As consumer confidence improves, the

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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

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

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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

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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

Getting ready for college football’s kickoff

The college football season kicks off in a little more than three weeks, leading off with North Carolina taking on South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. on Sept. 3. Right now,

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