The real cost of higher education in Mass.
The Globe’s Steven Syre examined the real average cost for new undergraduate students and discovered a surprising price leader.
Earning an A from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will never be easy, but next spring, students in at least one class will be able to do it without meeting two major traditional requirements: paying a hefty chunk of change and showing up on campus.
Jerry Sandusky’s days with BU football recalled
- There once was a Boston University football player who did to Jerry Sandusky what many others recently have talked about doing. He threw punches at him.
LeBron James, Lady Gaga under scrutiny at Harvard
- Students in Harvard Business School’s “Strategic Marketing in Creative Industries” course learn what determines success in the volatile world of celebrity marketing.
Sun expected to align with MIT’s Infinite Corridor Friday, 11-11-11
- Enthusiasts say its occurrence on 11-11-11 would have no extra meaning, but a somewhat unpredictable phenomenon nicknamed after Stonehenge is expected to take place Friday at MIT. (Photo by Matt T. Yourst)
MIT reexamines campus efforts after 2 suicides
- Satto Tonegawa was a bright teenager with a flair for piano and cello. Two months ago he started his freshman year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his father is a Nobel-winning neuroscientist.
Sources: Penn State planning Joe Paterno’s exit
- STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno’s tenure as coach of the Penn State football team will soon be over, perhaps within days or weeks, in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal that has implicated university officials, according to two people briefed on conversations among the university’s top officials.
As colleges go global, recruiting goes private
- When Martin Meehan, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, decided he wanted more foreign students, he sent deans and professors fanning across Asia, and even went to China himself to sign exchange partnerships with two prominent universities.