College & University

College Students Now Receiving Text Message Reminders to Show Up

Incoming college students are melting every summer, and it has nothing to do with the heat.<p>The "summer melt" is a phenomenon based on the statistic that 10-40 percent of incoming first-years don't actually report for classes in the fall. At the top end of those numbers are lower-income students.<p>The …

Education

What it was like to be in the audience at Mike Pence's Notre Dame speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Vice President Mike Pence's commencement speech at Notre Dame on Sunday drew national attention due to the fact a group of students decided to protest the address by leaving once it began</i><i>. How big a deal was the walk-out actually? And how did Pence do overall? I reached out to longtime South</i> …

Donald Trump

Wow! Here's How Much the Average College Graduate Earns in Their First Year

A college degree can still be worth it, particularly if you pick a good major and get clever about how you cover the costs.<p>College can be an …

Retirement Planning

Pitt shouldn't be able to restrict Cameron Johnson transferring to North Carolina

The details of this particular transfer situation shine an awful light on programs' power over players<p>This year's winner for Annual College Basketball PR Mishap for Restricting a Transfer: Pittsburgh Panthers !<p>When it comes to transfers, though 99 percent of them are handled (relatively) well …

College Basketball

Reports finds rising competition in online education market

Is the community college sector the canary in the coal mine for the online education market?<p>A new survey of online education administrators at 104 …

Higher Education

Spring’s Corkscrew BBQ Is One Of The Top Ten Barbecue Joints In Texas

Five other Houston smoked meat spots landed a coveted spot on Texas Monthly’s list<p>The last time <i>Texas Monthly</i> compiled their rankings of the best barbecue joints in Texas, no Houston establishment even cracked the top ten. This year, though, Spring’s <b>Corkscrew BBQ</b> — and five other spots — have staked …

Texas

Stanford's Maverick McNealy earns college golf's Ben Hogan Award

The third time was the charm for Stanford’s Maverick McNealy as the senior claimed the Ben Hogan Award after being named a finalist the previous two years.<p>McNealy earned the honor, given to the top college golfer based on his play in the last year in both college and amateur competitions, in a …

Golf

White Maryland student to appear in stabbing of black man

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of a black man at the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student who belonged to a racist Facebook group was arrested nearby with a knife in his pocket, police said.<p>University of Maryland student …

Higher Education

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiting Video

Do:<p>A recruiting video is going to give you a competitive advantage against a college recruit that does not have one. There is no quicker way to have …

Missouri lands 4-star C Jontay Porter, brother of No. 1 overall recruit

One member of the Porter family clearly wasn't enough for Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin, as 2018 four-star center Jontay Porter announced his …

Sports

This Jim Harbaugh Tweet Is Going Viral Today

Michigan’s football coach can do it all.<p>Jim Harbaugh is a big milk guy – a big <i>whole milk</i> guy, to be specific.<p>“I truly believe the No. 1 natural …

Jim Harbaugh

Reese Witherspoon Visited Her Old College Dorm — and Surprised the Student Currently Living There

Elle Woods is back on campus.<p>Of course, we all know Reese Witherspoon for playing the iconic role of <i>Legally Blonde</i>'s Elle Woods, Harvard Law graduate and undisputed big woman on campus. But once upon a time, in the real world, Reese herself was just a college freshman at Stanford University, living …

Reese Witherspoon

College basketball rankings: Arizona jumps Kansas for No. 1 spot in the Top 25 (and 1)

The Wildcats got some big recruiting news that has them worthy of the top spot<p>The CBS Sports Preseason Top 25 (and one) will continue to change over time -- specifically when underclassmen who have declared for the NBA Draft without agents finalize decisions and impactful prospects still …

College Basketball

Ty Detmer's 3-Star QB Nephew Zadock Dinkelmann Commits to BYU

Ty Detmer's nephew is following in his collegiate footsteps.<p>On Monday, quarterback prospect Zadock Dinkelmann announced he will join the BYU Cougars' 2018 recruiting class:<p>The 6'4½", 213-pound Dinkelmann is a 3-star prospect, per Scout. He is the No. 28 quarterback in his class and No. 3 in the …

The Hurry Up: Five-Star Safety Targets Sets Announcement Date While Ohio State Visits Tennessee Running Back

on May 22, 2017 at 7:15 pm @andrewmlind<p>B.J. Foster<p>The Hurry Up is your nightly dose of updates from the Ohio State football recruiting trail, keeping …

Ohio State Buckeyes

9 creative ways to make college football so much better

Let’s put somebody in charge of this sport for once, and let’s make it somebody like this.<p>No one is in charge of college football.<p>The NCAA's in charge of some postseason stuff and making sure players don't increase their earnings, conference commissioners are in charge of making sure television …

College Football

Report: Ex-Baylor coach Guy Morriss battling Alzheimer's

Guy Morriss, who coached Baylor from 2003-07 and is an Arlington Sam Houston graduate, has been battling Alzheimer's for nine months, a Kentucky …

Texas

Reality Check: What would wiping student debt cost?

<b>The Green Party has pledged not only to scrap tuition fees for university students, but to wipe all existing debt held by graduates.</b><p>In March 2016, the total amount of debt owed by English students and EU students studying in England was £76.3bn.<p>To write off this debt, the Greens would have to pay …

Tuition

Labour pledges to scrap tuition fees immediately

Labour has pledged to scrap tuition fees for students starting university in September.<p>Leader Jeremy Corbyn accused the Conservatives of having "held …

Tuition

Film producer, parents donate $25M to upstate NY college

A private college in northern New York has received a $25 million donation from an award-winning film producer and her parents.<p>Officials at St. …

State Income Tax Rates: How Much Will You Pay?

Find out the income tax rates for your state.<p>Americans pay many different taxes, and governments at the federal, state, and local level all need …

Retirement

University of Missouri Sees Freshman Enrollment Drop Following Protests

Following a string of highly publicized protests, Mizzou has seen freshmen enrollment drop 35% in two years.<p>In 2015, the University of Missouri at Columbia (also known as Mizzou) welcomed 6,191 freshman onto their campus. But in only two years, the <i>Chronicle of Higher Education</i> reports freshman …

Education

Jim Harbaugh Delivers Newborn Cow Into The World

What does Jim Harbaugh love? Cows. He loves cows. Consider the following:<p>A young Harbaugh guzzled milk with reckless abandon, and not “candy ass …

Jim Harbaugh

HR Managers Say These Gifts Will Help New College Grads Get a Job

Gifts to help kickstart their careers.<p>As the class of 2017 makes the official transition to adulthood and the working world, they'll be showered with …

Harvard Business Review

FBI investigates Maryland college stabbing as hate-based

Federal investigators are trying to determine whether the stabbing death of Richard Collins III, 23, was racially motivated, authorities said.

Crime

Labour’s scrapping of tuition fees isn’t the progressive measure it appears

If Jeremy Corbyn wanted to help disadvantaged children, then funds should be used to boost early-years education. Inequality takes root young<p>With the threat of a hard Tory Brexit and crumbling public services, to be distracted by Labour’s internal divisions this election is to focus squarely on the …

Tuition

This School Is Getting Crushed For What It's Doing To A Star Transfer

The Panthers are getting criticized for what they’re doing to a top transfer.<p>Cam Johnson is transferring from Pittsburgh. The Panthers’ standout …

College Basketball

7 Things to Do in College for a Post-Grad Job

More and more, a college degree is a prerequisite for employment. A recent survey from CareerBuilder found that many companies have increased the …

Employment

Graham said the students knew nothing about civility and respect.

Evangelist <b>Franklin Graham</b>, who loves the Bible so much that he never got around to reading the First Amendment of the Constitution, says that the …

Mike Pence

A pair of Porters: 5 other brother tandems who ran roughshod together

College basketball has it's new hot brother tandem following Jontay Porter's commitment to Missouri on Monday, giving head coach Cuonzo Martin not …

Basketball