Lawmakers are close to making the same mistake on college loans they did with housing. When government subsidies help send prices soaring, borrowers should be restrained. To curb the crazy growth of higher education costs demands less, not more, of Uncle Sam’s involvement.
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Social network Facebook is allowing its 900 million users to share their organ donor status in an effort to spread awareness.
Aussie e-Learning applications are gaining favour with investors and academics alike.
“The critics of legal education are right,” said Wu, the chancellor and dean of the University of California Hastings College of the Law. “There are too many law schools and there are too many law students and we need to do something about that.”
As the Rio+20 summit approaches, the United Nations' Assistant Secretary General, Liz Thompson, urges a bigger role for business in the sustainability discussion -- and a better role for women.
In its quest to find new sources of energy, China is increasingly looking to its western provinces. But the nation’s push to develop fossil fuel and alternative sources has so far ignored a basic fact — western China simply lacks the water resources needed to support major new energy development.
As the world prepares for the biggest sporting showdown on earth, the University of Sheffield is helping athletes go for gold – on and off the track.
Four countries that are among the top destinations (besides the United States) for foreign students have issued a joint ethics code for agents used in recruitment efforts.
Critics of a proposal by the University of California Los Angeles to add a compulsory course on community and conflict to its general education requirements for the College of Letters and Science say that the idea is akin to peddling old wine in a new bottle, and not much different from a diversity requirement that was voted down by faculty in 2004.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has released two tools to help companies calculate and cut emissions from processing plants and milk transportation.