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.
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
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 USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ot2dCp 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)
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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."
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.