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'Drunkorexia' Prevalent Among College Students, Study Finds

25-07-2016

'Drunkorexia' Prevalent Among College Students, Study Finds

Nearly a third of college students say they engage in practices that have been dubbed "drunkorexia." That's the name given to behaviors such as skipping meals or exercising heavily to offset calories from a heavy night of drinking, or to pump up alcohol's buzz. Though drunkorexia has been around for a while, it wasn't clear how prevalent it was. But a recent study shows how common it's become among college kids who binge-drink at least once a... Read more

How one big university is acting on its commitment to diversity

21-07-2016

How one big university is acting on its commitment to diversity

There’s a lot of talk this summer about affirmative action and diversity in college admissions. But what about faculty diversity? The University of Cincinnati in Ohio just took a big step to focus more on diversity in its hiring process: New faculty hires are now required to include a statement in their applications about how their work will promote diversity and inclusion on campus. The “diversity and inclusion” statement on applications will require potential faculty to submit... Read more

Why getting an online degree is a great option

19-07-2016

Why getting an online degree is a great option

Online education is a great option in this current time for those wanting to continue education. Some years ago, it was reduced to some courses and certificates but over time, we have seen how the variety of options has increased. Now we can find everything from workshops to doctoral programs, and the number of colleges and institutes offering this modality also became bigger. We can see prestigious universities offering their programs online with the same... Read more

Some Predict Tuition Increases Under Hillary Clinton’s College Plan

18-07-2016

Some Predict Tuition Increases Under Hillary Clinton’s College Plan

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s plan to allow most Americans to attend public universities at no cost could have the perverse effect of driving tuition higher as the federal government chased a tuition target that universities would simply raise at taxpayers’ expense, some experts warn. In recent decades, the federal government has significantly expanded tuition subsidies, only to watch the cost of college climb even faster. Some experts see evidence that colleges have responded to past increases... Read more

Homeless teen bikes 6 hours to get to college, sleeps in tent

15-07-2016

Homeless teen bikes 6 hours to get to college, sleeps in tent

ARNESVILLE, Ga. —At just 19 years old, Fred Barley has proven he knows what he wants out of life and he’ll do anything to make it happen. Officers found the teen sleeping in a tent over the weekend outside a local college. Instead of giving him a ticket for trespassing, the officers listened to his story – and that’s where this amazing story begins. Barley, a homeless college student, told the officers he had ridden his little... Read more

The Global Search for Education: The Top…

27-07-2016

The Global Search for Education: The Top Global Teacher Bloggers on Skills, Behaviors and Attitudes Global Citizens Need

Many renowned thought leaders in The Global Search for Education series have spoken about the need to provide students with the competencies to navigate an increasingly volatile world. Dr. Google knows just about everything and the global economy no... Read more

Changes Coming to Student Loan Servicing

27-07-2016

In March 2015, President Barack Obama made a pledge to students and student loan borrowers in the form of the Student Aid Bill of Rights . In addition to promising easier access to higher education and the means to pay... Read more

Use Organizational Apps to Help Streamli…

27-07-2016

With the depth and breadth of its many topics and types of questions, the MCAT requires months of preparation prior to sitting for the exam. And though some prospective medical school students are naturally organized, with no need for external... Read more

Why I Am Voting For Hillary Clinton

27-07-2016

Why I Am Voting For Hillary Clinton

I cast my first vote in 1960, when I was 22. That was before 18-year-olds were allowed to vote. I voted for John F. Kennedy, and I worked in his campaign. I was thrilled when he visited campaign headquarters, and... Read more

Paying a Tuition Bill: What to Know Abou…

27-07-2016

While many families and students turn to loans to fill gaps in paying for college , a tuition installment plan is one method to handle these hefty bills – it might even reduce or eliminate the need to take on... Read more

The Slow Movement and the Problem With R…

27-07-2016

The Slow Movement and the Problem With Required Study Hours

In July 2015, Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson revealed that in surveys, students said they felt they would do better at university by investing more time in their studies. He then suggested we are not being fully stretched in... Read more

Bodycam video shows Iowa football player…

26-07-2016

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect.... Read more

Penn State AD: Opposing programs lying t…

26-07-2016

Penn State AD: Opposing programs lying to recruits (Yahoo Sports)

Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said opposing programs are lying to recruits by telling them the Nittany Lions could be put on probation by the NCAA in the wake of recent allegations in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. ''It's... Read more

Former Houston guard L.J. Rose to transf…

26-07-2016

PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Former Houston guard L.J. Rose has decided to transfer to BYU, coach Dave Rose said Tuesday. He will be eligible to play as a graduate-transfer senior during the upcoming season.... Read more

Clemson offensive line coming on strong …

26-07-2016

Clemson offensive line coming on strong (Yahoo Sports)

It's a problem Robbie Caldwell hasn't dealt with much during his five years at Clemson - people expecting big things from the offensive line. ''We always take offense to whatever, we're over there in the background,'' Caldwell said. ... Read more

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to ac…

26-07-2016

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs (Yahoo Sports)

CHICAGO (AP) -- Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.b14a412b7439c510fc896ec783d6d5fa... Read more

Kennesaw State enjoying quick rise in Bi…

26-07-2016

(STATS) - Kennesaw State is no longer looking out at a blank landscape, the Owls have a road map this year.... Read more

NCAA rules Florida's Gak ineligible to p…

26-07-2016

Florida center Gorjok Gak will not be eligible to play as a freshman next season. The Gators announced Tuesday that the NCAA cleared Gak for enrollment this fall but denied his ineligibility for the 2016-17 season. Gak averaged... Read more

 

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