Colleges

Your Lousy Handwriting Might Actually Make You Smarter

Researchers at UCLA and Princeton found that writing notes in longhand leads to grasping new ideas better and retaining information longer.

Jonathan Chew

Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit

The ratings agency says it does not 'explicitly incorporate' cyber attack risk in its analysis, but is paying more attention to it.

Reuters

The Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurship 2016

The Princeton Review ranked the top entrepreneurship programs at U.S. schools.

This Program Wants to Help People With Disabilities Become Entrepreneurs

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago hope to create a training program that can be replicated in other places.

Carly Okyle

For $44,000, This Company Arranges College Visits Via Private Jet

Last year, 18 excursions were purchased -- a number that charterer Magellan Jets hopes to double this year.

Geoff Weiss

A Tiny College Offers PR Crisis Lesson Businesses Should Study

When Shimer College was ranked one of the worst colleges in America, it trusted its loyalists to make its case. The strategy has worked well.

Scott Willyerd

Obama Wants Community College to Be Free for Two Years

The president is giving a new idea for higher education the old college try.

Reuters

How We Pay for College Is Broken

The way most Americans pay for college -- a patchwork system of loans, grants, and scholarships from colleges -- was largely created generations ago, when fewer people went to college and when the price tag of a college was a lot less.

Jeff Selingo

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.

Tariq Farid

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.

Geoff Weiss