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At Virginia Tech, faculty members are looking for ways to make computer science more relevant and engaging to a generation of college students who do not know life without the Internet. A shift in teaching style often comes from necessity, as most computer science programs struggle to recruit, retai
John Garvey is inaugurated as Catholic University president (Post, January 25, 2011; 9:28 PM)
GWU launches online prep school (Post, January 22, 2011; 6:31 PM)
Towson University fires up a strict anti-smoking policy (Post, January 17, 2011)
Towson University douses smoking on campus (Post, January 16, 2011; 6:04 PM)
U.S. students discovering U.K. universities (Post, December 19, 2010; 6:44 PM)
American University's growth causes pains for neighboring businesses (Post, December 11, 2010; 12:18 AM)
College ratings ignites debate over core requirements (Post, November 20, 2010; 8:51 PM)
Mergers & Acquisitions Competition at U-Md. (Post, November 6, 2010; 12:56 AM)
Black, Hispanic students dwindle at elite Va. public school (Post, October 30, 2010; 6:49 PM)
Education Dept. expands oversight of colleges (Post, October 28, 2010; 12:10 AM)
Small colleges find that adding football pays off in a lot of green, and more (Post, October 26, 2010; 9:19 PM)
Athletic fees are a large, and sometimes hidden, cost at colleges (Post, October 24, 2010; 10:14 PM)
Facebook movie 'The Social Network' shows the folly of Ivy envy (Post, October 10, 2010; 7:29 PM)
College Inc.: Local colleges gain ground in U.S. News rankings (Post, August 23, 2010)
If not a career, then a job: College graduates are less choosy as they launch into their work lives (Post, June 19, 2010)
Universities ease path for transfer students: Four-year schools in area attract grads from community colleges (Post, June 17, 2010)
In the search for a college, check out the activities (Post, May 20, 2010)
College wait lists grow as schools hedge bets on enrollment numbers (Post, May 14, 2010; 2:42 PM)
In the great AP vs. IB debate, everybody wins (Post, May 13, 2010)
How to give away $10,000? It's a lot of work.: Undergraduates at U-Md. learn quite a lesson: Giving away $10,000 is a lot of hard work. (Post, May 10, 2010)
Demand for Farsi speakers shoots up: Demand for training up, but study abroad too risky (Post, April 26, 2010)
Stressed-out parents are driven to win 'Rug Rat Race' (Post, April 5, 2010)
U.S. prep schools push to recruit foreign students: Parents eager to send teens abroad for coveted American diplomas (Post, March 30, 2010)
Area private schools opening doors to more international students (Post, March 29, 2010; 5:20 PM)
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