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The University of Oregon hopes its new multi-million dollar training facility will bring it football greatness. Jane Wells talks to the most famous member of the team--the mascot, famous for doing pushups every time the team scores a touchdown.
As students prepare to head back into the classroom, electronic devices are topping the list for many buyers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
The Kentucky college has received one of the biggest school endowment gifts in U.S. history, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and stocks hold steady ahead of the Fed's conclusion to its 2-day meeting, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets, and Mike Ozanian, Forbes.
The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.
A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.
Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.
An effort to restore lower interest rates on student loans has failed in the Senate.
Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.
What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.
The unemployment rate for those with a bachelor's degree or higher is just under 4 percent. New college graduates Ryan Boepple of Syracruse University and Brooke Flanagan of Colgate University talk about their time and money invested in college as they face the job market.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that interest rates on new subsidized Stafford loans are doubling to 6.8 percent after a bipartisan Senate group failed to agree on a plan.
The average student who borrows for four years would pay an additional $4,000 over the life of the loans, according to White House estimates. Sampson Armstrong III, who has just completed his freshman year at Howard University, will have borrowed $60,000 for his college education by next winter.
Rising student loan debt and high unemployment may prevent college graduates from achieving financial goals and spill over into the U.S. economy, according to a recent report.
Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) discusses a bill he co-sponsored that would restore the student loan rate to 3.4% and explains why it should be the first order of business after the Senate's recess.
The Senate passed the immigration bill, and it is on its way to the House; and a deadline is fast approaching for a deal that would keep student loan rates steady, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Radford University misspelled "Virginia" on its 2013 diplomas, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and Sharon Epperson reports interest rates on federal student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent if Congress does not act.
Student loan rates are set to double if Congress doesn't act by July 1st, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discusses his views on why the government should not profit from student loans, but should be viewed as an investment in the nation's future instead.
The clock is ticking on more than 7 million students applying for Stafford loans, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
According to the results of a current CNBC survey, Americans now have overwhelming doubts about the value of a four-year education, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.