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Top Engineering Firms for Valuable Internships

Top Engineering Firms for Valuable Internships

One problem many masters in electrical engineering online degree graduates have when finding a job is that they lack experience. But how can you get experience without a job? It seems like a vicious cycle. An internship either before or after graduation can help, though. Engineering internships are crucial both […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Should Higher Education Be Free?

Should Higher Education Be Free?

In the United States, the higher education system is largely dysfunctional and is plagued by low graduation rates. Worse, the cost of a college education has increased by over 400 percent since 1980, even after adjusting for inflation. Accumulated student debt from higher education has topped one trillion dollars and […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
UMD Mascot Nearly Burned in Fire

UMD Mascot Nearly Burned in Fire

One of the traditions at the University of Maryland, College Park, is that students place things around the campus mascot for good luck. The mascot’s name is Testudo, and is a bronze statue that weighs approximately half a ton. Authorities say that sometime after midnight when one of the offerings […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Harvard Student in Jail for Bomb Threat

Harvard Student in Jail for Bomb Threat

A twenty year old student at Harvard University was arrested and charged after making a fake bomb threat. Authorities say that Eldo Kim’s actions required the evacuation of four different buildings on Monday. Kim, a Cambridge resident, told the FBI that he had made the bomb threat because he wanted […]

by December 19, 2013 Comments are Disabled General, University
Two Men Charged in Cafeteria Robbery That Was Planned For Months

Two Men Charged in Cafeteria Robbery That Was Planned For Months

Two men have been charged in the robbery of a college cafeteria at Loyola University in Chicago. They are being held on counts of aggravated robbery after they took money from the cafeteria manager at gunpoint on Friday. The man was then forced to empty out the safe that was […]

by December 16, 2013 Comments are Disabled General
Tuition Boom – Access Gloom

Tuition Boom – Access Gloom

A few days ago, several thousand of our nation’s K-12 students applied for admission to Oxbridge UCAS.  About 80% of those hopeful applicants will get a chance to present their most persuasive case for acceptance during a face-to-face interview with admissions personnel next month.  Just one-fourth of that number will […]

by December 16, 2013 Comments are Disabled Teaching
Freshman Dies in Fraternity Pledge at NYC College

Freshman Dies in Fraternity Pledge at NYC College

A NYC college fraternity ritual has taken the life of a freshman. The District Attorney released a statement on Wednesday that said that Chen Michael Deng, 19, was taken to Wilkes-Barre hospital on Sunday morning. He was in critical condition when he was brought in. The 19 year old had […]

by December 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Texas College Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police

Texas College Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police

A college student in Texas was shot and killed by campus police over the weekend. The 23 year old Honors student was Robert Cameron Redus, who is from Baytown, Texas, allegedly took the officers baton and began hitting him with it. This comes from a statement made by the college […]

by December 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Virtual High Schools Becoming Hugely Popular for Some Students

Virtual High Schools Becoming Hugely Popular for Some Students

A major trend is happening in many part of the country, Virtual schools are becoming more popular and modern technology is being implemented to make these schools as close to actual in-person schooling as they can get. The technology now exists to make a virtual classroom one where as much […]

by December 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled Online Schools
Governor Nixon Proposes More Education Dollars for Missouri Schools

Governor Nixon Proposes More Education Dollars for Missouri Schools

Governor Jay Nixon has proposed raising state funding for schools this week in Missouri. While Governor Nixon is proposing freezes on the tuition of the public universities in Missouri, he wants to increase the funding for schools as well. In fact, Nixon has made a budget increase recommendation of $36.7 […]

by December 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled Politics & Policies