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Amherst College Paid Interns Help Nonprofits

The Amherst internship program, which annually spends about $500,000 endowed by alumni, is unusual.

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UW System Protests Federal Cuts To Minority Scholarship Program

Juan Zalapa, a child of Texas and Guadalajara, now studies the genetics of cranberries at UW-Madison.

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The New Community College Try

There are too many worms. In a mid-Manhattan classroom, 20 applicants write their thoughts about going to community college on paper cutouts and stick them to a poster of a tree — multicolored, tapered leaves for hopes, square bits of trunk for strengths, squiggly worms for fears. The worms dominate.

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Number Of College Grads Drops In Washington, 14 Other States; Recession Blamed

The percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds in Washington with college degrees fell during the recession, according to a new government report.

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Content Strategy: Indiana University Lets Students Tell the Story

Your institution’s students and alumni are the best advertisements. Creating content that turns their achievements into powerful stories will engage both prospective families and alumni. 

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Ohio Public Colleges Told To Outline 3-Year Grad Plan

Ohio is pushing public universities to show students how they can earn a bachelor’s degrees in three years — potentially saving thousands in tuition, room and board and avoiding the kind of debt that cripples many families.

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Calif. Community College Board Approves Class 'Rationing' Changes

Students and local residents will no longer be able to repeat recreational courses at California Community Colleges in fall 2013 under a final change passed today by the system's Board of Governors.

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