CSU is moving to offer Web-based
science labs, a systemwide virtual campus and online advising as remedies for
bottlenecks to student progress and graduation rates. Some efforts will be ready to roll out this fall.
The federal government made it clear again that California will
get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider
Three University of Texas at El Paso students hope to turn a Nobel
Prize-winning material into a multimillion-dollar business tied to a low-cost,
environmentally friendly technology for recycling water.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says pessimists forecasting
that the economy will not reap sizable benefits from the computer revolution are
likely to be proven wrong.
The Pew Research Hispanic Center released a new analysis showing that Hispanic
high school graduates have passed whites in the rate of college enrollment.
The University of Texas at El Paso is getting such a face-lift that Miner alums may not recognize the campus when
the project is finished next year.
Scientists investigating the behavioral and neural mechanisms
that drive some children to acquire math skills faster than
others found that just one brain structure can provide a sensitive
marker of skill acquisition.
One way to increase the number of minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields is by providing more scholarships to
deserving Hispanic students focused on the sciences.
Analysts predict that for the U.S. to remain competitive
worldwide in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, it will have to train a million more STEM professionals
over the next 10 years.
Recent graduates of the "Passport to Success" Hispanic Youth Leadership
Mentoring Program at Elkhardt Middle School in Virginia received certificates signed by the governor and other Commonwealth officials.
The directive that prompted Kutztown University to allow people to carry
guns on campus came from Gov. Tom Corbett's administration.
IMAGE de Northern Utah will honor educators from Weber State
University and Ogden Weber Applied Technology College during its "Legacy, an
Honorary Tribute" event.
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a
new language without uttering a word.
Nearly 70 percent of Hispanic high school graduates enrolled in college last fall, a higher rate than white U.S. students, Pew Research Center reports.
Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, proposed refinancing and flexible payment plans to relieve burdensome student debt.