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Finals week in college is one of the most demanding during the semester. Believe me, I’m going through the 10 Stages of Finals Week Acceptance right now. And it’s my fifth finals week. From the papers, group projects and presentations, to comprehensive exams, finals week is a breeding ground for stress and anxiety. Many college students let…

University of Pennsylvania professor Peter Struck and his teaching assistant Cat Gillespie teach a class during a live recording of a massive, open, online class.

Ashok Goel uses the internet in almost all of the classes he teaches. Every term, more than 300 graduate students take his class on artificial intelligence (AI). The students never meet in person. All of the classes take place online — through a website. The site lets students ask questions and complete their work from anywhere in the world. Having hundreds…

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The U.S Department of Education has established a $71 million grant, funding American institutions towards providing better education of world languages, culture and other areas related to international education and development. The grants were issued under the Fulbright-Hays Act (1961) also known as the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act and the Title VI for Higher…

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A group of University of Miami students and first-generation college-bound students in the Upward Bound program joined researchers in a shark tagging mission in the Florida Keys. http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/27/7229b494-f4aa-4594-bd0e-9b5bd54c713c.mp3 Students who are the first in their family to attend college experience it much differently than students whose parents graduated from college. When Christopher Curran started looking…