We took Pew Research Center data that we referenced in a previous blog post and turned it into the above infographic. Please pass it around on Facebook, Twitter, and all your other favorite forms of social media.
The 49ers are on the rise! Here are ten exciting facts about UNC Charlotte. While you read, remember: UNC Charlotte needs your help to stay strong. The North Carolina Constitution says that public colleges and universities should “as far as practicable, be extended to the people of the State free of expense.” We take that… READ MORE
Wondering how social media can help change the course of a great university? Look no further than our neighbor to the north and its flagship school, the University of Virginia. In June of 2012, UVa’s Board of Visitors forced the resignation of university president Teresa Sullivan, only to reinstate her later that month in the face of… READ MORE
The Huskies are coming to poach our brains. No, it’s not the plot of a sci-fi B-movie. The University of Connecticut has poached two cognitive philosophy professors from UNC-Chapel Hill as part of a bid to make its own philosophy department a national leader. But such professorial poaching is just a part of UConn President Susan Herbst’s… READ MORE
The Milken Institute and the Pew Research Center have released studies that help make the economic argument for supporting public higher education in North Carolina. The Milken report, “A Matter of Degrees: The Effect of Educational Attainment on Regional Economic Prosperity,” found that: Education increases regional prosperity. Adding one year to the average years of… READ MORE
Science, technology, engineering, math – the STEM subjects are rightfully lauded as critical to 21st-century education and to economic prosperity. But it’s also important to learn how to think and adapt to the changing business world. In many cases, students must prepare for jobs that don’t even exist yet, but will soon thanks to the… READ MORE