Higher Education

UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

Graduates Give $5M Gift To UMass

The gift from a married couple will be used to enhance Judaic studies.

07/14/2015

UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Trustees Meet To Consider Student Fee Hike

The subcommittee on administration and finance last week recommended a hike in fees of up to 5 percent.

06/14/2015

Higher education Commissioner Carlos Santiago (Photo credit Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Carlos Santiago Named State Commissioner Of Higher Education

The Massachusetts higher education system has a new leader.

05/20/2015

Tuition, Payment

Sen. Bernie Sanders Wants To Make College Tuition Free

Vermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to eliminate college tuition.

05/18/2015

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Boston University Receives Record $50M Donation

Boston University announced Monday that it has received its largest gift ever.

03/30/2015

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MIT Imagines Acceptance Letters Delivered By Drone

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a well-earned reputation for being inventive, but this takes it to a whole new level.

03/08/2015

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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