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Your Lousy Handwriting Might Actually Make You Smarter
Education

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.
Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup
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Your Alma Mater Might Want to Finance Your Startup

Alumni investment groups join the VC landscape.
Michelle Goodman
Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit
Cybersecurity

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.
The Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurship 2016
Radicals & Visionaries

The Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurship 2016

The Princeton Review ranked the top entrepreneurship programs at U.S. schools.
The Princeton Review Staff
This Program Wants to Help People With Disabilities Become Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Travel

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
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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
College

Obama Wants Community College to Be Free for Two Years

The president is giving a new idea for higher education the old college try.
How We Pay for College Is Broken
College

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

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
Education

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
The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking
Employee Training

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.
Shaul Kuper
Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?
Colleges

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Higher education could be rebranded as startups' best friend and assist students in mastering business skills.
Isaiah Hankel
Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley
Raising Capital

Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs have lots of financing options beyond checking out venture firms in California. Here are six techniques to try.
Michael Howse