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Entrepreneurship for Artists and Other New Business-School Trends

With entrepreneurship a hot topic, some universities are taking steps to stand out in hopes of attracting top students.

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

These books can provide you with invaluable information, inspiration and education for your life as well as your business.

3 Lessons Worth Going Back to School for

With the back-to-school season in full swing, it's a good time for all entrepreneurs to beef up their on their own business skills.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.

3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

As back-to-school rolls around, teachers are increasingly using technology to help with everything from lesson plans to behavior management to communication with parents.

New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

The three-day Startup Phenomenon conference will focus on how communities can foster entrepreneurship.

Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

How far would you go to keep your employees' skills sharp? Twitter went ahead and bought a whole company.

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.

How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

More than 60 percent of small-business owners notice no difference between the performance of employees who have college degrees and those who don't, according to a new survey.

Geekbus Gives Future Entrepreneurs a Lift

The founders of a San Antonio coworking space have created an educational program on wheels intended to spark students' creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

The Technology That Could Save Schools Thousands

By giving new life to old computers, Neverware hopes to save schools, hospitals and businesses the time and hassle of upgrading hardware and software.

10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads

Consumer-advocacy website NerdWallet examines the best metro areas in the U.S. for talented college graduates.

Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System

If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.

Dell and Students Look to Entrepreneurship to Reform the Education System

Dell is joining forces with a student advocacy group for an all-day event to discuss entrepreneurship in the educational system.

Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech

Startups with an educational focus are moving to the head of the class with investors.

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.

Business-Boosting Gifts to Give Yourself for the Holidays

While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.

How InstaEDU Is Tapping the Online Education Market

With $1.1 million in seed funding, a new startup is connecting students electronically with tutors from top universities.

Could This Free Online University Be Your Next Start-Up Incubator?

University of the People offers some would-be entrepreneurs an opportunity to bone up on business basics. See how the program could become an even more viable option in the future.

9 Ways to Beef-Up Your Business Skills on the Cheap

If you weren't born with an innate ability to manage a business, you could get an MBA. Or you might try implementing these tips.

Startups Take on the Business of Education

A growing number of companies are trying to solve problems facing the education industry -- and they're coming up against a unique set of challenges.

Is an MBA Still Necessary?

Two outspoken academic leaders offer opposing views on the relevance of a traditional business education.

9 Successful Entrepreneurs Moonlighting as Professors

These successful business leaders are teaching classes on everything from leadership to technology to finance at universities and colleges across America.

10 Free Online Resources for Business Tech

Add new skills and brush up on old ones with these whip smart websites.

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