Stories tagged: college
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
The Education Department asked Harvard and Yale universities this week for records on their financial dealings with foreign governments, businesses and other entities as it notified the two Ivy League …
Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Borrowers expect their income or credit history to send their loan costs up or down. Few, however, expect lenders to judge them based on what college they went to. But …
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
More budget cuts are anticipated at the University of Idaho as tuition revenue is estimated to drop $8 million by 2022, university officials said.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
Highlights of the Argos’ big win over Lethbridge.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
With another blanket of snow hitting Great Falls, the Argos soccer team relied on some friends to dig them out of the mess.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
The Whitworth University campus teemed with students, parents and traffic control volunteers Saturday as hundreds of new freshmen moved into their dorm rooms.
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Most parents want their kids to find meaningful work and a living wage by their early 20s. But gettng those things doesn’t always require a college degree.
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
While leaving for college leads to lots of changes, some things can stay the same, including who students see for medical care. Many Spokane pediatricians offer their patients the opportunity …
Tue., June 4, 2019
Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market.
Mon., May 13, 2019
More students used to take shop classes, where they learned a trade and could enjoy working with their hands. Today, kids might consider Washington apprenticeship programs – which allow them …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
‘Every tool I need to succeed’: First four men earn college degrees while incarcerated at Airway Heights
“Some of us are really sorry for what we did, and we need not only a second chance but a second look at who we are,” said David Hall, 39, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
High schoolers are inviting thousands of strangers to watch as they get into college – and get rejected
Reaction videos from non-celebrities, like Chae, offer a different kind of relatability. Some of the viewers are high school juniors and sophomores who are beginning the long process of applying …
Thu., March 14, 2019
This is a high-risk behavior colloquially called “drunkorexia,” which is one part eating disorder, one part alcoholism – a very dangerous combination for college-age students.
Sun., March 3, 2019
President Donald Trump says he will soon sign an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want to get federal resources.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
WSU President Kirk Schulz and UW President Ana Mari Cauce said they are launching the initiative, called “Yes, It’s Possible,” to dispel the myth that students must incur massive amounts …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Only 28 Idahoans – five of whom are enrolled at the College of Southern Idaho – are using a new adult completer scholarship, but state officials say the program is …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Here are some steps to take now to secure an affordable education – and avoid crushing debt.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
University of Idaho was ranked the best 4-year university in Idaho by Schools.com, according to a press release on Monday. This is the second year in a row the university …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Students defrauded by for-profit colleges will get a reprieve from the Education Department’s push to ease regulations for those schools because the government said it would miss a deadline for …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Pullman streets were noticeably more crowded Wednesday as students numbering in the thousands converged on the town for Washington State University’s official move-in day of the year.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Students are continuing to flock to science, technology, engineering and math fields statewide in record numbers.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
Just because your child has the designation of receiving “special education” – a term that encompasses a wide range of programs and classroom arrangements in public schools – doesn’t mean …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
It’s time once again for the grass-filled quads of academia to be swarmed by scholars from near and far, and like many intellectuals of the past, the incoming student body …
Tue., July 10, 2018
State and local educators say students may be giving undue weight to those scores, especially since their importance varies depending on where a student wants to attend college.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018
Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school – as long as they get degrees in business or …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018
The Cougars (14-24, 6-13) will try to avoid getting swept and the Beavers (34-7, 13-6) will gun for the third sweep of the league season when the Pac-12 teams meet …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
New Mexico’s high school juniors would be required to apply to at least one college or show they have committed to other post-high school plans as part of a new …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …