61% of students graduated on time at Illinois’ top two-year school in 2016

Frontier Community College in Fairfield, Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel and Lincoln Trail College in Robinson had the highest “on time” graduation rates among two-year schools in Illinois, according to the latest data compiled from U.S. Department of Education and Illinois State Comptroller tracking the performance and spending at 49 Illinois community colleges. Read More »

RICE UNIVERSITY: Axelrod, Rove to host Presidential Elections Program conference at Rice U.’s Baker Institute March 28

Two of America’s premier political consultants, David Axelrod and Karl Rove, will gather leading political experts – from campaigns, the media and academia – at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy March 28 for the inaugural conference of the institute’s Presidential Elections Program. Read More »

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS: ATEC Course Recycles Technology for Creative Art Projects

A happy accident provided Andrew Scott, associate professor in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication, with the opportunity to secure tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of projectors needed to teach a class this semester for a fraction of the cost. In the class, Projection Mapping Lab, UT Dallas students explore artistic expression by projecting images onto objects and spaces. Read More »

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS: Military nursing program salutes first master's degree graduate

Some people just like finishing first. For Allison Boyrer, a University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus faculty member in the College of Nursing(CON), that means everything from a Master of Science program to a stint on the “Wheel of Fortune.” Boyrer, MS, MA, BSN, RN, recently became the inaugural master’s degree graduate of a first-of-its-kind CU Anschutz program centered on the military and veteran population. Read More »