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U.S. Investors Could Benefit by Looking at Brazil’s Education Industry

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:30am

Brazil offers more than just the Olympics right now.

TechCrunch reports.

Quero Education, an online college marketplace in Brazil, looks to educate U.S. investors

Much has been written about Brazil during the Rio Olympics. But one facet of the country that’s relatively unknown to foreigners is how 9 percent of...

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Gettysburg College Poli-Sci Prof Says She Must Condemn Trump in Class

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8:00am

What about Hillary Clinton? Is she some picture of virtue in politics?

The College Fix reports.

Poli-sci prof says she must condemn Trump in class, calls ‘balance an offense to the truth’

Kathleen Iannello, an associate professor of political science at Gettysburg College, has declared a Donald Trump presidency “truly unthinkable as well as...

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College Station Fraternity Member Dies From Overdose

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 6:30pm

Four people inside the house were arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

WFAA reports.

Police: Frat member dies of apparent overdose in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – One 19-year-old College Station fraternity member died of an apparent drug overdose after he was found unconscious at a frat house...

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Tuition-Free Public Colleges Could Have Opposite of Desired Effect

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 5:00pm

When the government says they’re here to help, the effect is often a negative.

The Atlantic reports.

The Problem With Public Colleges Going Tuition-Free

It seems self-evident that eliminating tuition at public colleges for most families, as first Bernie Sanders and now Hillary Clinton has proposed, would increase access to higher education for low-income...

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What to Know About College Students and Bank Accounts

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 3:30pm

Here is what you need to know.

Forbes reports.

The Best Bank Accounts For College Students

College students only need two things when it comes to a bank account. They don’t want to pay any fees. And they want easy access to their money. Fortunately, there are a number of student checking account options...

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Prager University – Why Are Americans Working Fewer Hours?

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

A new video from Prager University explains how Obamacare is forcing many Americans to work fewer hours which means many people need a second part-time job.

It’s an issue that affects lots of college students. Take a look below.

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Kelly, a college student, also works full-time at a nearby grocery store....

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Johns Hopkins Prof Doesn’t Want You to Have Kids Because of Climate Change

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:30pm

“We know exactly how to make fewer babies.”

The College Fix reports.

Johns Hopkins prof: Don’t have kids if you want to save the planet from climate change

In a Thursday story at NPR.org, Travis Rieder of Johns Hopkins’ Berman Institute of Bioethics says “[m]aybe we should protect our kids by not hav...

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Suggestive Banner on Off-Campus House Causes Stir at Ohio State

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:00am

The banner reads “daughter drop-off” and it’s making some people a bit uncomfortable.

WNCN reports.

Sexually explicit banner at off-campus house at Ohio university causing controversy

A banner at an off-campus house at Ohio State University is causing a stir with a sexual message that is...

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Crossroads College Will Have No Fall Classes

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9:30am

Why is this taking place now?

KIMT 3 reports.

Crossroads College will not offer fall classes

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A local college, which has been in Rochester since the 1970’s, says they are not offering fall classes. This happens just days before the semester was set to begin for Crossroads College.

Officials made the announcement...

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Harvard Education Platform Being Used by Scammers to Promote Pirated Films

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:00am

Criminals are smarter than most people realize, even people at Harvard underestimate them.

Torrent Freak reports.

Scammers Use Harvard Education Platform to Promote Pirated Movies

H2O is a tool that allows professors and students to share learning material in a more affordable way.

This is very welcome in a time where textbook and other educational...

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U. Iowa Wants to Approach Bias Response Teams in A New Way

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

U of Iowa, responding to criticism of practices at other colleges, says it will hold off on starting a team until it can do so in a new way.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U of Iowa re-evaluates the concept of bias response teams

For months, officials at the University of Iowa have been saying...

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Conservative College Students Explain How They Resisted Liberal Indoctrination

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s a real challenge for conservative college students because they’re often such a small minority.

The Daily Caller reports.

Conservative College Students Lay Out Why They Resisted Liberal Indoctrination

It takes a lot of courage does to be a conservative on most college campuses today. Two gutsy Turning Point USA activists remind us what...

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The Country’s Original Residential College Returns

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

This weekend, Bowles Hall Residential College will greet 183 new undergraduates.

Berkeley reports.

Residential college redux: Bowles is back

Berkeley’s Bowles Hall reopens this weekend as a residential college after an 11-year effort by alumni who raised $42 million to restore the aging, castle-like building and return it to its roots as a live-learn...

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Black Lives Matter Leader Now a U. Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 12:30pm

Deray McKesson has really managed to cash in on his activism.

The College Fix reports.

Black Lives Matter’s Deray Mckesson now a U. Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow

Man (wait — am I allowed to say that?), Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson sure has it good. Not only did he score a $165,000...

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These Tech Gadgets Are Must-Have for College Students

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 11:00am

Get dialed in on the best supplies to make school a cinch.

Mashable reports.

7 must-have back-to-school tech products for college students

Ah, college. A time for co-ed dorms, tailgate parties and — oh right, studying. But who says campus life can’t include work and play.

This f...

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Hollins University Explores Social Justice Through ‘Experimental Dance’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 9:30am

Experimental dance is like a stereotype of liberal higher education, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports.

Hollins pursues diversity through ‘experimental dance,’ liberal lecturers

Hollins University is marking its 175th anniversary by redoubling its commitment to social justice, implementing a wide range of initiatives and hosting lectures by well-known liberals.

Hollins, a private women’s college in...

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West Virginia Attorney General Warns Students About Identity Theft

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 8:00am

Social media also has presented scammers with new ways to reach victims.

WHSV reports.

W.Va. Attorney General warns college students of identity theft dangers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WHSV) — As students head back to school this fall, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is working to educate students about the identity theft dangers that go...

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Campaigns Bring College Cost to Forefront

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

The return on investment for higher education is proven, yet students and families remain risk averse in making that investment.

Chicago Tribune reports.

Guest opinion: Campaign season highlights costs of college

It’s an election year, and lots of politicians are making promises. This cycle, we hear about “free” college for everyone. While it remains...

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Westminster College to Allow Men on Women’s Sports Teams

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 3:30pm

All you have to do at this school is identify as a woman and you can play on their teams.

Campus Reform reports.

Utah college formally allows men on women’s sports teams

Westminster College out of Utah has announced that it will allow men who identify as women to play on female sports teams...

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Attending These Colleges Could Make You A Millionaire

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2:00pm

“The U.S. has more millionaires than anywhere else in the world, so it is no surprise to see the Ivy League schools on this list.”

CNBC reports.

Go to this college for the best chance of becoming a millionaire

College dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates made billions, but if you plan to...

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CSU Long Beach Administrators Won’t Recognize Any New Student Organization

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 12:30pm

All or nothing is never an appealing policy.

The FIRE blog reports.

CSU Long Beach Administrators Refuse to Recognize Any New Student Organization

Yesterday marked the first day of the fall semester at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), but students there cannot form new student organizations due to administrators’ “moratorium” on recognizing new...

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The 21st Century College Library

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00am

Books have given way to network bandwidth.

ABC News reports.

AP PHOTOS: College Libraries Reinvented for Digital Age

Roll over, Melvil Dewey. Behold the 21st-century college library.

Hundreds of schools, from Ivy League universities to community colleges, have remade their libraries as colorful hubs of college life. Gone are bound journals, miles of musty books...

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