Carter said funding for the Obama administration's newest manufacturing institute would go to the FlexTech Alliance, a consortium of 162 companies, universities and other groups, from Boeing, Apple and Harvard, to Advantest Akron Polymer Systems and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. He was speaking at NASA's Ames Research Center in the heart of Silicon...» Read More
Energy Secretary Steven Chu says it's not policy of his department to help lower gas prices. President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney discuss whether they agree with Chu that this is not the job of the energy department.
In this excerpt from the second presidential debate, GOP nominee Mitt Romney directly challenges President Obama on whether the government has promoted or hindered the production of energy on public lands.
President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney share their job creation strategies to help reassure a 21-year old college student that when he graduates from college he will be able to sufficiently support himself.
Unlike the football team in recent years, the University of Notre Dame’s endowment has been more consistently successful.
Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame CIO, discusses how he manages the $7.2 billion endowment for the "Fighting Irish."
Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses how he is helping Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) bring high-tech jobs to the Sunshine State.
Student loan debt topped a trillion bucks this year, and the price of higher education is soaring. Derek Thompson, sr. editor at The Atlantic, discusses why college costs are so high.
Andy Kessler, "Eat People" author, explains whether you really need to attend college.
Read any letter from a university president these days and you will inevitably find the words “entrepreneurial” or “entrepreneurship.”
With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households — nearly 1 in 5 — with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor.
The percentage of U.S. consumers with two or more outstanding loans has nearly doubled since 2005, and the amount of debt is up more than 50 percent, according to new figures from FICO — the company that calculates credit scores for the major credit bureaus.
While the country’s higher education system is plagued by the student debt crisis, one college has instituted a policy that will eliminate or dramatically decrease the debt that students graduate with. Will others follow?
A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.
Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Meyer is giving every single employee a new smartphone of their choice, except a Blackberry, with CNBC's Robert Frank, and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to Campus Crest Communities co-founder & CEO Ted Rollins, about its dividend plans, and the state of college enrollment and its competitive advantage in the construction space.
Many say 529 savings plans are the best way to save for college, but interest in them is cooling.
Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered they may have shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam.
Investing in housing for your college student may reduce his or her room-and-board bill, provide a revenue source, and in some cases a tax deduction.
Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.
As the kids head back to school, the stress of the college application process isn’t far behind. The cost and complexity of college today has some parents turning to educational consultants for help.