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  • Students on campus at the University of Notre Dame

    You don't have to rely just on your paycheck for your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you pay down your debt.

  • They will save more during additional years in jobs and leave existing savings untouched while getting paychecks; plus they have fewer years in retirement to cover living expenses with their savings, noted Alicia Munnell, director of Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. But despite the math that attracts economists and lawmakers worried about...

  • Start-up Yondr makes locking smartphone pouches to enable phone-free environments

    U.S. high schools are starting to ban cellphone use with the help of a start-up that creates locking smartphone pouches. Yondr is catching the attention of an increasing number of educators now that some famous performers use the product at shows.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The University of Oxford said on Thursday it has stopped accepting funding from China's Huawei Technologies, the leading global supplier of telecoms network equipment, after scrutiny over the company's relationship with Chinas government. "Oxford University decided on January 8 this year that it will not pursue new funding opportunities...

  • Jan 16- Pearson Plc said revenue at a key U.S. business fell 5 percent and forecast a possible similar drop next year as the education publisher undergoes a major restructuring to focus on boosting its digital content. The FTSE 100 company has struggled to grow its U.S. higher education courseware as students have moved away from new textbooks for second-hand...

  • Virtual reality training by companies like Microsoft is saving lives, millions of dollars, and ensuring the future of mixed reality

    Companies like Microsoft, Strivr and Pixo VR are developing virtual reality safety trainings that are saving the lives of American workers, saving companies millions of dollars and ensuring a future for the whole VR industry.

  • Technology upgrades open doors in higher education, says Arizona State President

    Arizona State University President Michael Crow joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss reform in higher education.

  • Education endowments aren't reaching benchmark, says professor

    A new study shows that education endowments are earning lower returns. CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks about the study with Sandeep Dahiya, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 BERN- Speech by Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, on "The Importance of Academic Research and Teaching for Switzerland's Success Model" at Dies Academicus of the University of Bern- 0900 GMT. **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup...

  • Students on campus at the University of Notre Dame

    You don't have to rely just on your paycheck to pay your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you lower your debt.

  • Bill Mok of China Education Group says the company tries to improve the performance and quality of the schools that it acquires.

  • JERUSALEM, Nov 18- Amir Yaron, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, looks set to be the next governor of Israel's central bank after the Israeli cabinet approved his nomination on Sunday. The economist is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's choice for the post and would succeed Karnit Flug, whose five-year term ended last week.

  • The "consumption upgrade story" in China signals good opportunities in the education sector, says King Au of Value Partners.

  • WROCLAW, Poland, Oct 19- Wroclaw's hulking Soviet-era public dormitories held little appeal for Odysseas Savvas when he moved to the Polish city from Greece to study business at university. Investors and developers sizing up the potential for new student housing projects in central and eastern Europe believe there will be many more foreign students just...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 18- Investec Asset Management, a subsidiary of Investec, has bought in a firm that runs private colleges in South Africa, it said on Thursday, tapping into a fast-paced expansion in education businesses. Its parent company is planning to spin-off and float the asset management unit on the London Stock Exchange with a secondary listing in...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- As U.S. high school seniors pare down their college wish lists and parents sweat over the bills, a new study by student loan lender Sallie Mae illustrates the gulf between the sticker price of college and the actual cost. While tuition for a four-year private college averages $48,000 a year, according to the College Board, the typical family pays...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- As U.S. high school seniors pare down their college wish lists and parents sweat over the bills, a new study by student loan lender Sallie Mae illustrates the gulf between the sticker price of college and the actual cost. While tuition for a four-year private college averages $48,000 a year, according to the College Board, the typical family pays...

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director Andy Haldane King's College London event " Richard Roberts: Leading Historian of Finance- A Conference to Celebrate his Life and Work"- 1400 GMT. ANN ARBOR, Michigan- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the ENGAGE...

  • Oct 11- For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters ranking of the Worlds Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries. Recent Stanford research highlights include several developments in the...

  • BOSTON, Oct 3- Hedge fund Highfields Capital Management is shutting down amid a period of lackluster returns and as its founder said he needs a change after two decades of managing money for prominent clients including Harvard University. Jonathon Jacobson told investors on Wednesday that he plans to convert the roughly $12 billion Boston- based firm into a...