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Should Engineers Pay More Tuition Than English Majors? - NPR (blog)

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Should Engineers Pay More Tuition Than English Majors?NPR (blog)The four years spent in higher education remain a singular opportunity for young Americans to reach beyond themselves and ask questions that will, hopefully, take a lifetime to answer.
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Study links lower education levels to higher obesity rates - American Medical News

Study links lower education levels to higher obesity rates - American Medical News | Things to Watch | Scoop.it
Study links lower education levels to higher obesity ratesAmerican Medical NewsLife expectancy was lower for 25-year-olds without high school diplomas, and smokers were more prevalent among adults younger than 65 who didn't have some form of higher...
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Survey Shows College Students See Tablets as the Future of Higher Education

Survey Shows College Students See Tablets as the Future of Higher Education | Things to Watch | Scoop.it
On the heels of Apple's release of the new iPad, the Pearson Foundation published a survey that shows that college students use this technology for more than just playing games and browsing the web.
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Times Higher Education - Hefce: let’s keep a closer eye on overseas collaborations

Study Abroad UK: Hefce: let's keep a closer eye on overseas collaborations - Times Higher Education http://t.co/hyKi1Wwb...
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U-M President: Gov. Snyder's funding proposal for higher education gives ... - Detroit Free Press

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U-M President: Gov. Snyder's funding proposal for higher education gives ...Detroit Free PressRick Snyder's performance funding proposal for the state's higher education institutions, they'd walk away with a warped view of the University of...
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Top 400 (351 to 400) - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2016

The Top 400 World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education. Official 2011-2012 results. University Rankings 350 to 400.
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The Shopping Solution for Higher Ed - Huffington Post (blog)

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The Shopping Solution for Higher EdHuffington Post (blog)This is odd because, in fact, higher education -- its cost and availability -- has everything to do with the actions of government, and always has.
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Will need Higher education Expenses? – Try out Mortgage ...

In case you have existed in your house for a time, although, through re-financing your own house loan you can ge...
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Panel proposes radical changes in higher education - Times of India

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Panel proposes radical changes in higher educationTimes of IndiaKOLKATA: The expert committee on higher education has suggested several radical concepts, including evaluation of teachers by students, in its report submitted to the government.
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Santa Monica College to offer two-tier course pricing - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles TimesSanta Monica College to offer two-tier course pricingLos Angeles TimesMany students said they view the board's action as a move toward privatizing programs while relieving the state of its responsibility to adequately fund public...
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Greek Students Fight Stray Dogs and Despair Amid College Cuts - BusinessWeek

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Greek Students Fight Stray Dogs and Despair Amid College CutsBusinessWeekHigher education in Greece, as in much of Europe, has been battered by the recession and austerity measures.
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Fast pace of higher education enrolment growth predicted to slow - University World News

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China to up support for education sector - IPPmedia

Daily NewsChina to up support for education sectorIPPmediaThis was revealed yesterday at the University of Dar es salaam by Fu Jijun, Deputy Head and Political Counsellor of the embassy of the People's Republic of China at the opening ceremony of ...
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Inside Higher Ed: Romney reveals higher education plans - Times Higher Education

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Times Higher EducationInside Higher Ed: Romney reveals higher education plansTimes Higher EducationBy Libby A.
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As Elite Universities Embrace Online Learning - New York Times

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As Elite Universities Embrace Online LearningNew York TimesTo the Editor: In “The Campus Tsunami” (column, May 4), David Brooks argues that American higher education must deal with online education, embracing it as a tool to transmit inexpensive...
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A "VUCA" World needs Strategic Thinkers:: Inc.com « Get "fit for ...

A "VUCA" World needs Strategic Thinkers:: Inc.com « Get "fit for ... | Things to Watch | Scoop.it
... and act on ambiguous signals. To anticipate well, you must: Look for game-changing information at the periphery of your industry; Search beyond the current boundaries of your business; Build wide external networks to help you scan the horizon...
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University of Michigan reputation improves worldwide, survey shows - Detroit Free Press

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The Guardian (blog)University of Michigan reputation improves worldwide, survey showsDetroit Free PressThe 2012 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings attributed the drop in reputation for most of the nation's elite public universities to...
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World rankings: top 10 universities around the globe - Christian Science Monitor

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The Guardian (blog)World rankings: top 10 universities around the globeChristian Science MonitorBritain's leading higher education publication, The Times Higher Education, today released its 2012 reputation rankings for universities worldwide.
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Obama college-cost plan may not work as prescribed - Washington Post (blog)

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The Hechinger ReportObama college-cost plan may not work as prescribedWashington Post (blog)By Daniel de Vise Here is a story written by higher-education reporter Jon Marcus for The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, nonpartisan education-news outlet...
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Student day of action: protests over higher education plans - live

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Thousands of students to boycott lectures and attend rallies to protest against growing cost of higher education (RT @charliektaylor: Good luck to everyone on the NUS day of action today!
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Rep. Haddad – Make student loan interest tax deductible - Mansfield Today

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Mansfield TodayRep. Haddad – Make student loan interest tax deductibleMansfield Today“The cost of higher education necessitates that most people have to take out loans and that debt is carried well past graduation,” Rep.
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Students launch national day of action in protest at higher education plans - The Guardian

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The GuardianStudents launch national day of action in protest at higher education plansThe GuardianStudents will launch a national day of action today in protest at the government's higher education plans, including walkouts at university campuses...
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Building A Caste Society

Building A Caste Society | Things to Watch | Scoop.it
Pulling away the Pells, and more.(Building A Caste Society - The high cost of higher education: http://t.co/trPdkgRo...)...
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Brain Gain: Global Partnerships in Higher Education - Office of the President - The Ohio State University

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