'Dressed' laser aimed at clouds may be key to inducing rain, lightning
The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it," may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics & Photonics and the University ...
Most American presidents destined to fade from nation's memory, study suggests
American presidents spend their time in office trying to carve out a prominent place in the nation's collective memory, but most are destined to be forgotten within 50-to-100 years of their serving as president, ...
Short words predict academic success
The smallest, most forgettable words in admissions essays can tell us in advance how students will perform in college, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reveals.
Kickstarter project Deltaprintr offers cheap easy to use 3D printer
Mathematician devises a means for tying impact of teaching quality to pupil's future earnings
A strategy that narrows academic achievement gap by 63 percent
Americans don't like to talk about social class. But new research from Northwestern and Stanford universities suggests that, at least in college and university settings, they should do just that.
Smartphone app tracks students' class attendance automatically
Do you want to know how often your college student attends class? Missouri University of Science and Technology has an app for that.
'Super Wi-Fi' heading for US campuses
So-called "Super Wi-Fi," a new kind of wireless broadband, got a boost Thursday with the announcement that the technology would become available to hundreds of US colleges and universities.
For men in pink-collar jobs, a tradeoff: Lower pay, more job security
Is a man without a four-year college degree better off trying to land a well-paying but insecure job in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing or construction, or should he consider lower-paying but steadier employment ...
LinkedIn expands for high school students, universities
Hoping to attract younger users, career-oriented social network LinkedIn announced Monday that it's adding a feature for universities to promote themselves and will allow students as young as 14 to open accounts.
Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds
College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.
Love connection: Researchers develop algorithm for recommending online dating prospects
University of Iowa researchers may have come up with the right matchmaking formula for online dating sites: Pair people according to their past interests and online mating success, rather than who they say they're interested ...
18th century brewery remains found at Va. college
College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.
Short-term community college certificate programs offer limited labor-market returns
Short-term certificate programs at community colleges offer limited labor-market returns, on average, in most fields of study, according to new research published today in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (EEPA) ...