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  • UMD plans center to train new generation of miners Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    DULUTH, Minn.— The University of Minnesota Duluth is creating a new program to turn out more graduates who can work in the mining field. UMD geology professor Jim Miller said at a conference Tuesday that the goal of the Mineral Resources Center is to graduate people with a full understanding of the mining cycle, even if they specialize in certain areas.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $28.00. Career Education Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.8 percent, to $7.63. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 45 or 1.0 percent, to $44.09.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 31 or 1.1 percent, to $28.23. Career Education Corp. rose$. 22 or 3.0 percent, to $7.54. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $44.07.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 36 or 1.3 percent, to $28.28. Career Education Corp. rose$. 15 or 2.0 percent, to $7.47. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 35 or. 8 percent, to $43.94.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $28.05. Career Education Corp. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $7.30. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 37 or. 8 percent, to $44.66.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 21- Parents of high school students have to face the facts: Their child is not going to have the choices facing Kwasi Enin, the New York teenager accepted to all eight Ivy League colleges.

  • University: Illinois pension law had costly typo Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.— Illinois' public universities have worried for months that contentious state pension reforms will push many employees to retire early.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 43 or 1.6 percent, to $27.42. Career Education Corp. rose$. 29 or 4.2 percent, to $7.23. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.23 or 2.8 percent, to $45.02.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $27.07. Career Education Corp. rose$. 16 or 2.3 percent, to $7.10. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 71 or 1.6 percent, to $44.50.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $26.94. Career Education Corp. rose$. 06 or. 9 percent, to $7.00. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.7 percent, to $44.54.

  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House April 14, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $27.19. Career Education Corp. rose$. 15 or 2.3 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.93 or 4.6 percent, to $44.05.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $27.42. Career Education Corp. rose$. 14 or 2.2 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.54 or 3.7 percent, to $43.66.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $26.89. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.2 percent, to $6.54. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $42.32.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- Thanks to increased savings rates and a rising stock market, average balances in U.S. college savings plans jumped 30 percent in 2013 over the prior year, according to the new "How America Saves for College" report from Sallie Mae released Thursday.

  • Harvard adopts 'responsible investment' principles Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    BOSTON, April 7- Harvard University said on Monday it adopted a set of environmental and social investing principles backed by the United Nations for its huge endowment fund, a move that could add pressure on companies in its portfolio to make more disclosures on areas like carbon emissions.

  • April 1- Apollo Education Group, the owner of the University of Phoenix, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as new enrollments declined 16.5 percent, sending its shares down more than 4 percent in extended trading.

  • CHICAGO, March 31- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday took a page from a politician's playbook to defend the U.S. central bank's easy-money policies, citing the struggles of three Americans in a speech and touring a college workshop to shake hands with students and teachers.

  • *AstraZeneca moving global HQ and R&D to Cambridge by 2016. CAMBRIDGE, England, March 31- AstraZeneca, which will complete its move to Cambridge by 2016, is already putting down roots in the ecosystem of the university city as it seeks to revitalise its drug research.

  • 2U powers best programs in world: CEO     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, discusses the IPO of his cloud based education company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.

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