College & University

An elite university is offering a fast-track program for tech leaders that's more competitive than Stanford

Some of the biggest names in tech are known for dropping out of the best colleges in the US.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs all left school before graduation to launch companies. Peter Thiel has given millions to young entrepreneurs willing to pursue their startups dreams instead of a …

Silicon Valley

UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week.<p>Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College …

Higher Education

Does College Matter? Drop-Outs Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates Are Exceptions To The Rule

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates.<p>Zuckerberg …

Higher Education

Ron Howard, Henry Winkler and More Co-Stars Remember Late Happy Days Star Erin Moran

Former <i>Happy Days</i> star <b>Erin Moran</b> passed away from unknown causes earlier today at the age of 56.<p>Moran became a household name in 1974 when she landed …

Liberal Arts

Happiness expert shares the one key both philosophers and scientists agree is necessary to be happy

Gretchen Rubin, author of "Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives," says strong relationships are the key to happiness. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>I was surprised by how much evidence there is that to be happy and even to be healthy we really need to have strong</i> …

Liberal Arts

A law school is closing. This is a first.

This week, the world of legal education reached a new and dismal milestone when California’s Whittier College announced that it would finally close down its law school after years of declining enrollment.<p>This is a first, I'm told. According to an American Bar Association spokesman, no fully …

Law School

Wheaton College student dies in track meet accident

A Wheaton College student was killed Saturday after being accidentally hit by a hammer during a hammer throw event at a track and field competition.<p>Ethan Roser, 19, a freshman from Cincinnati, was volunteering at the Wheaton College track and field competition when he was struck at about 4:15 p.m. …

How Berkeley Became a New Battleground For Free Speech

The University of California at Berkeley was thrust into the national spotlight again this week, after officials canceled and then re-scheduled a lecture by conservative pundit Ann Coulter, citing safety concerns.<p>Since the election, protests and rallies in Berkeley have devolved at times into …

Higher Education

How the man who led the bin Laden raid is now leading the way on addressing campus sexual assault | Higher Education

AUSTIN — Bill McRaven didn't care about the headlines, the shock or the "fear factor." He knew within a couple of days, that would die down.<p>There it …

Higher Education

Students Can Now Get Their Contraceptives from a Vending Machine at This College Campus

Despite our worst fears about the future of contraceptives, birth control seems to be more accessible than ever, with monthly prescription delivery services like The Pill Club and Nurx on the scene and apps that let you refill your prescription right from your phone.<p>One college campus is taking …

Higher Education

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Education

Schools of the Stars: Where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cast and Creators Went to College

Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory pursued their college studies.<p>What does it take to …

Online Geometry Tutoring Problem 499: Triangle, Two Squares, Perpendicular, Problem Solving, Mind Map Software. Math teacher Master Degree. College, SAT Prep. Elearning, Online math tutor, LMS.

The drawing shows a triangle ABC with the squares ABDE and BCFG. AF and CE meet at point O. Prove that BO is perpendicular to AC.

Mathematics

Freshman posed as med student to treat patients at Denver hospital

<b>(CNN) —</b> An undergraduate student at the University of Colorado Denver was caught posing as a medical student to treat patients at a city hospital, officials said.<p>Denver Health Medical Center said Friday that it learned the female student had unauthorized access at the hospital. "We have taken swift …

San Diego

Watch: Lillard mean mugs Warriors' Thompson after chase-down block

The Portland Trail Blazers' sizable lead was gone, and Klay Thompson was ready to put the Golden State Warriors up by even more during the final …

Basketball

Study: California State University remedial program not living up to promise

<i>Graduation at CSU Dominguez Hills.; Credit: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez/KPCC</i>Adolfo Guzman-LopezIn 2012 the 23 campuses of the California State University …

Education

Should You Work or Travel After Graduation? (Infographic)

Check out these tips to figure out your post graduate plan.<p>We’re getting closer to graduation day for many students across America. Amid feelings of excitement, anxiety and confusion, these new graduates will be thrust into a decision to figure out the next chapter of their lives.<p>That can be easier …

Entrepreneurship

New post-secondary sexual assault policies a start but fall short, experts say

Every public post-secondary school in B.C. to have sexual misconduct policy in place by May 19<p>Next month, British Columbia will become the second …

Higher Education

Taking Self Assessment Seriously

<b>Essays on Teaching Excellence</b> <b><br>Toward the Best in the Academy</b><p><b>Vol. 15, No. 2, 2003-2004</b><p><b>Georgine Loacker, Alverno College</b><p>Self assessment seems to be an …

Higher Education

Salt Lake City ranked sixth best city in nation for jobs for college graduates

f11photo, Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Apr 22nd, 2017 @ 11:26am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — One job search website has ranked Salt Lake City as the sixth best city in …

Utah

Some of the Wealthiest Universities Are Getting Richer on Tax Breaks

Trump promised to make universities' tax breaks contingent on schools' willingness to reduce tuition prices—and lawmakers are now considering …

Higher Education

Indiana University Bars Applicants With Sexual Violence History From Competition

Indiana University will no longer allow prospective student athletes with a history of sexual or domestic violence to compete.<p>In a statement, the school says that applicants who have been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to "a felony involving sexual violence" or have "been found …

News

Nebraska college creates pantry to help students in need

No matter the age of the student, instructor Susan Oliver knows studying and learning are a challenge on an empty stomach.<p>It was with that in mind …

Trotz likens closing out Maple Leafs to pushing someone off a cliff

Barry Trotz has a pretty morbid metaphor for the situation his Washington Capitals will be in on Sunday night.<p>"If you have the opportunity to push …

Sports

Even Draymond Green’s college coach didn’t see him having this much success

It’s indisputable at this point that Draymond Green is a bona-fide NBA star, one of the leaders of the best team in the league right now. What’s also …

Basketball

Patrick Ewing lands first commitment at Georgetown

Georgetown has the first commitment of the Patrick Ewing Era in Jahvon Blair, a 2017 point guard from Athlete Institute (Orangeville, Ontario).<p>Blair …

Sports

Gail MarksJarvis: Unsure if you're saving enough for college? Check out these new tools

How do you know if you are saving enough for college? New Fidelity tools take some of the mystery out of the process and could help ensure that …

Retirement

Hurry if you need financial help for college

With high school graduation around the corner, students needing help paying for college should complete financial aid forms as quickly as possible, …

Wizards vs. Hawks - Game Summary - April 22, 2017

Prince buries Wizards with alley-oop<p>play0:20<p>Bazemore hits cutting Hardaway for dunk<p>play0:18<p>Bazemore lobs it to Howard for alley-oop<p>play0:18<p>Wall dunks …

NBA

Watch: Marc Gasol beats buzzer with fadeaway over Pau

The FedExForum's thousands of rowdy fans have pulled the Memphis Grizzlies back into their best-of-seven series with the San Antonio Spurs.<p>Already …

Sports