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Students to collect earthquake forecasting data for NASA


  • Washington Times, The

NASA is working with a group of students in Alaska to collect data for the Global Earthquake Forecasting System. The students will perform tests, collect information and share it with NASA and other s… Read More

Ohio universities see drop in spring enrollment numbers


  • Blade (Toledo, Ohio), The

Spring enrollment numbers are down for many colleges and universities in Ohio, with the University of Toledo reporting a 1.3% decline and Bowling Green State University reporting a 1.9% drop over last… Read More

Online assessments: Are we there yet?


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Common Core online assessments are slated to get underway this spring. But according to recent polls of SmartBrief on EdTech readers, many schools have a ways to go before they're ready for the assess… Read More

Keep enthusiasm in check for a successful job hunt



Job seekers can be enthusiastic about their employment hunt without coming on too strong, Lily Herman, co-founder of college website The Prospect, writes in this blog post. When networking, candidates… Read More