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Rutgers University launches Project Civility

Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, NJ, is launching “Project Civility“… “…a two-year, university-wide dialogue at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, sponsored by the Offices of Student Affairs and Undergraduate Education at Rutgers- New Brunswick. Launched in September 2010, the university community is focusing its attention on civility in the context of one of the […]

Gainful employment rules: shift in timeline

Although Education Secretary Arne Duncan has made it “clear” that “We’re moving forward on gainful employment regulations”, Education Department officials announced today that they would delay official publication of rules aimed at “gainful employment” regulations. However, the regulations are still scheduled to be implemented “on or around July 1, 2012, as planned.” Read the full […]

Gainful employment rules: shift in timeline

Although Education Secretary Arne Duncan has made it “clear” that “We’removing forward on gainful employment regulations”, Education Department officials announced today that they would delay official publication of rules aimed at “gainful employment” regulations. However, the regulations are still scheduled to be implemented “on or around July 1, 2012, as planned.”

Newark, NJ school to get $100 million from Facebook

Have you seen this? The school system in Newark, NJ is going to get $100 million dollars from Mark Zuckerberg (a founder of Facebook). That is the largest gift to a single school system on record. The fact that is corresponds with the opening of “The Social Network” a movie that portrays him as a […]

How universities can win big with location-based apps

Facebook Places. Foursquare. We’ve all heard about location-based apps. We’ve probably even played around with them. But, do we understand that they can mean big business? Hyping up school spirit is nice. Enhancing your campus visit experience is great! But even better…driving revenue! Offer specials when a student or parent checks in to your bookstore, […]

Study abroad programs

Ha ha! You know you’ve all thought this, at one time or another, about your college’s study abroad program. Via The Onion, so you’ve been warned. Ha ha ha.

Does education pay?

It does, at least according to a recent article in the Chronicle.I have this argument discussion with my friends all the time. I went to college. I went on to get my MBA. And is my job any more secure than my high school buddy who graduated 12th grade and went to work as a […]

Making college degrees easier to understand

How do employers process and understand the college degree of a young interviewee? Turns out, employers often hire recent college grads based on connections, intuition or the perceived reputation of the college. Not surprising, really. So, what can can recent college grads do to land a job. Check out the full story.