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The Feds’ Best-Value Schools by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

High R.O.I.’s for low-income students.

Published: February 7, 2016 at 12:00AM

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Ted Gilkey

Day 5 - Win with When

Hustling is a lot of work. Keeping your mind and tasks organized can be challenging as well. Creating and keeping  a calendar has always been a struggle for me, but a necessity to keep on track and reach your goals. 86 more words

30DOH

Forward Tinkering: Colleges Make Room for Maker Spaces by JOHN SCHWARTZ


By JOHN SCHWARTZ

The D.I.Y. movement — to get students creating, be it for fun, for art or for entrepreneurship — is booming. There’s even a MOOC on how to teach tinkering. 12 more words

Ted Gilkey

The Sheltering Campus: Why College Is Not Home by A. DOUGLAS STONE and MARY SCHWAB-STONE


By A. DOUGLAS STONE and MARY SCHWAB-STONE

Universities have given in to the implicit notion that they should be a haven. But are they hindering their students’ development? 11 more words

Ted Gilkey

Who Needs Advanced Math? Not Everybody by JANE KARR


By JANE KARR

Andrew Hacker of Queens College on the importance of “adult arithmetic.” Algebra, he’s not so keen on.

Published: February 7, 2016 at 12:00AM… 9 more words

Ted Gilkey

The Feds’ Best-Value Schools by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

Colleges with good return on investment for low-income students.

Published: February 7, 2016 at 12:00AM

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Ted Gilkey

Social Practice Degrees Take Art to a Communal Level by DANIEL GRANT


By DANIEL GRANT

For this M.F.A., hold the paint. These artists are learning communication, organization and negotiation.

Published: February 7, 2016 at 12:00AM

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Ted Gilkey