Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and independent crossbench member of the House of Lords, complains that the U.K. currently under-invests in higher education, R&D and innovation compared to other countries and this is holding back productivity.» Read More
For the first time in three decades, there more young women in school than in the work force, the New York Times reports.
Job skills are getting higher in growth areas, but there are not enough Americans that can do them. How to fix the rising education gap in America, with Jeremy Siegel, The Wharton School; Ann Winblad, Winblad Venture; and Bill Gross, PIMCO. "Focus on where the jobs are going to be and what education we need to give," says Ann Winblad.
Peter Thiel is one of the most successful investors in Silicon Valley and also one of the most controversial. Last night, he called on top tech companies to drop the college degree as a job requirement. It's not the first time he's questioned the value of college. Thiel's looking for kids around the country who can be molded into innovators and entrepreneurs via the Thiel Fellowship.
Job seekers armed with MBA degrees may find it easier to find employment in 2012.
You're an entrepreneur in the making, seeking the holy grail of working for yourself. What you need to focus on is what is going to drive your business. Or, more precisely, what product is going to drive it.
Audi and MIT have teamed up to create a website that tells users how the roadways and drivers’ moods in their city compare to others nationwide and how urban planners can improve the transportation system.Index findings can tell planners which road segments to improve for the most efficient results. It can also reveal how drivers change their motoring routines when they have more information
As the Occupy Wall Street movement adds students to its ranks, Wall Street jobs lose their allure on college campuses, the New York Times reports.
Looking for a job? Got a college degree and 20/20 eyesight? Call NASA. The space agency is putting out the help wanted sign...for astronauts.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
The human tragedy that's become the Penn State University child molestation scandal is forcing some high school students to think twice about attending the college—and whether a PSU diploma still has value.
President Obama has come out with his proposal to expand income-based repayment and permit consolidation of FFELP and Direct Loans.
In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.
Insight on why investing in education is the key to turning economic vulnerability into stability, with Robert Silberman, Strayer Education and Jack Welch former GE chairman/CEO & head of Jack Welch Management Institute.
Among the many sports management institutions, The University of Massachusetts is making a heck of a run to be known as the best program in the land. A donation from the family of the late IMG founder Mark H. McCormack not only has armed the school with McCormack's collection of over 1,500 boxes of contracts and notes, but has also endowed an Executive-in-Residence program.
A look at whether colleges will soon compete on pricing, with Edwin Welch, University of Charleston president.
Discussing President Obama's plan to lower student loan payments for millions of borrowers, with Andrew Rosen, Kaplan, Inc. chairman/CEO.
Just as the Obama administration unveils new measures it says will ease crushing student loan debt, the College Board is out with new figures showing the cost of college surged again this year, and student borrowing along with it.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that adversity is a gift. Leaders inevitably face daunting and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
It may be hard to pin down exactly what the Occupy Wall Street protesters want, but one of the sources of their frustration seems clear. Many of the demonstrators are drowning in student debt.
The “Occupy Wall Street” protest has been struggling to find an issue to occupy. One issue coming to the fore is student loans—the growing number of unemployed former students who borrowed money in search of the American dream and now find they can’t afford to pay it back. Call it buyer’s remorse, they made a mistake and want their loans “forgiven”.