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Ice Bucket Challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns

Hours after he finished raising over $100,000 for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research, former Boston College and Babson College hockey player Corey Griffin died in a diving accident in Nantucket.


Related Topix: Boston College, Nantucket, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Susan Duffy: 3 Lessons Learned in Creating Gender-Balanced Entrepreneurship

We're right to be alarmed by the stunning amount of fem-fueled entrepreneurial potential being left on the table.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

USA Today

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential There have been a surge of new rankings, but what influence to they have for students? Check out this story on James L. Bock, vice president and dean of Admissions at Swarthmore College, talks with prospective students on April 24, 2014 at the college in ... (more)


Related Topix: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, New York University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Williams College

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Effingham Herald

Changing the college ranking system

"What makes the list competitive is that it doesn't just look at the quality of education, it looks at how likely alumni are to get hired and how quickly they typically take to earn back their tuition."


Related Topix: Princeton University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

July tax collections up less than 1 percent

Massachusetts taxpayers paid $1.59 billion to the Department of Revenue in July, or $12 million more than in July 2013.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Steuben Courier

Dr. Elaine Heffner: Bigger bang for the buck

In recent years the focus of education has shifted from placing value on liberal arts to an emphasis on science and technology.


Related Topix: Opinion


College Value Determined by More Than Just Sticker Price

They say college is an investment, but does a degree from one school pay more dividends than others? NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner filed the following report.


Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Motley Fool

Which of These 3 Top Ranked Colleges is Truly the Best? You Decide

With the summer drawing to a close and the school year fast approaching, college ranking reports are being bandied about by such reputable names as Forbes and Time's Money Magazine , each claiming to have found the "best" among the hordes of institutions of higher learning.


Related Topix: Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Harvey Mudd College

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Is Babson better than Harvard, Holy Cross and WPI?

I think education is very important to our society. But the cost of higher education has been rising faster than inflation, while middle class incomes have been falling.


Related Topix: College of the Holy Cross, Clark University, Assumption College

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Money magazine rankings question value of Penn State education

Penn State students might not be getting the "most bang for their tuition buck," according to a new ranking of top universities.


Related Topix: University-Park, PA

Deseret News

How much is your diploma worth? Money magazine creates a new college ranking system

This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Webb Institute

CBS News

A new college ranking has some familiar caveats

Over the years, I've crossed paths with thousands of parents, and this is what most of them would love to find: a list of the perfect colleges for their teenagers.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Rice University, James Madison University, University of Wyoming, Johns Hopkins University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cost of college an elusive target

Every financial advice and money management publication and website seems to have its own take on which colleges and universities in the U.S. give the biggest bang for the buck - something every parent sending a kid to college wants to know.


Related Topix: Webb Institute, University of Florida, Texas A&M University

8 Louisiana schools made Forbes' best colleges list. Who's at the top of the heap?

As colleges around the country prepare for a new school year, national magazines are engaging in their own yearly ritual: the release of the annual "best colleges" list.


Related Topix: Webb Institute, New Orleans, LA, Williams College, Stanford University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lowell Sun

Fresh food, flatbread & fun makes Rail Trail a family destination

It is clear that The Rail Trail Flatbread Co. in Hudson, Mass., is a place for family and fun which is only enhanced by its staff.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Hudson, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Webb Institute ranks No. 2 on Money magazine 'Best Colleges' list

Graduates of Webb Institute throwing their caps in the air and popping open champagne bottles after the ceremony of it's 118th commencement exercise of graduation in Glen Cove on June 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College, Brigham Young University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Babson bound in Bloomfield Hills

There was a whole lotta conversation, construction and camaraderie going on at Alan and Rebecca Ross' Bloomfield Hills home.


Related Topix: Bloomfield Hills, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Wayne State University, Birmingham, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Jessica Goepfert photo

Jessica Goepfert is the director of consulting and custom research for the IDC Insights business units covering Energy, Financial, and Government.


Related Topix: Wellesley, MA, Connecticut College