Academia

Coakley supports bill banning for-profit schools from advertising with federal funds

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley announced official support for proposed legislation prohibiting for-profit colleges and universities […]

Many MOOC professors do not support offering credit, yet see value in courses

Many MOOC professors do not support offering credit, yet see value in courses

A majority of professors who teach massive open online courses do not believe credit should be […]

by · March 21, 2013 · 1 comment · Academia, Campus, News

Double majoring improves thinking, new study suggests

While a new study reports students who pursue double-major degrees are more likely to develop integrative […]

by · March 20, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

Colleges not drawing low-income, high-achieving students

Despite having appropriate grades to do so, many low-income, high-achieving students do not apply to selective […]

by · March 20, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

IBM officials partner with Boston, BU to grow ‘smarter city’

Boston University officials are partnering with executives from IBM and the city of Boston to promote […]

Moody’s finds gap between college savings and cost

College students have less money saved and are taking out more private student loans as a […]

Pope Francis might address poverty issues, BU experts say

Although the Roman Catholic Church’s College of Cardinals elected the first Latin American pope in its […]

BU breaks from trend of unfilled math ed. positions

BU breaks from trend of unfilled math ed. positions

Although higher education institutions across the U.S. continue to struggle to fill openings in mathematics education, […]

Affirmative action positive at universities, report suggests

With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule once again on affirmative action, some Boston University […]

by · March 7, 2013 · 4 comments · Academia, Campus, News
Employers value experience over grades, data suggests

Employers value experience over grades, data suggests

A significant percentage of employers prefer students with work experience outside of a college environment to […]