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In today’s news, the liberal arts continue to fall out of favor, more states report good employment news, and a trend arises in the for-profit education industry. Plus, we learn of the Dawn of the Xennial!
We’re excited to hear about an actual DECREASE in tuition at one college, but we’re also concerned about scary predictions for schools in Pennsylvania. Plus, we learn about the benefits of classroom breaks for mindfulness meditation, and why Gen Z craves “unicorn hot chocolate.”
Someone is always ranking colleges in one way or another, and today’s news provides three very different examples. Also: Wheaton College and several HBCU’s get financial windfalls, students throw axes, and we learn about campus dating in the Tinder era.
Tech wonks continue to promote bots and AI in higher ed, while students wrestle with the more practical concern of textbook prices. Meanwhile, in case your social media isn’t fake enough, you can now follow 100% fake influencers like “Lil Miquela.” And: how much would YOU pay to get into the ivy league?
The jobs report is good, but the feds are about to start losing money on student loans. Pueblo Community College gets well-deserved praise, while Greek life comes under fire in multiple states. Plus, we learn who’s likely to win in a PhD vs. robot challenge!
A philosophy department gets a big financial boost, employment opportunities abound, and we see scary warnings about the student debt crisis. Meanwhile, a professor’s claim that Noah’s ark had cell phones raises important questions, such as: Android or iOS? And, would it be good or bad to be in this professor’s class?
In response to a perceived crisis in faith within college communities, a new Christian college will open this fall in Boston–backed by $30 million of the founder’s money.