Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis week's standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.
Johns Hopkins, Georgetown Some of Top-Ranked Colleges in U.S.The U.S. News & World Report came out with its National Universities Rankings today and some local colleges rank high on the list.
Matchmaker U: Colleges Try to Engage Married Alums While leading prospective students around Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, campus tour guides talk about the college's active Greek scene, high graduation rates and athletic successes.
Study Finds College Sports Don't Fully Cover Costs Major bowl games, Final Four basketball appearances and marquee games played in huge stadiums with millions more watching on TV don't guarantee that even top-shelf college athletics organizations can cover all their costs, resulting in mandatory annual student activity fees covering the shortfalls, according to a new Virginia legislative study.
Va. Higher Education Economic Study Released Every $1 that Virginia spends on higher education results in $1.29 in new tax revenue and more than $17 in increased economic activity, according to a University of Virginia report released Thursday.
Report: College Enrollment Plunges By Half Million StudentsA new report finds that college enrollment has plunged by approximately a half million students in comparison to the previous year.
Average Cost of Virginia's Public Colleges Goes UpThe cost to attend Virginia's colleges and universities continues to go up, but the increases appear to have leveled off.
DC Ranked 3rd Smartest City in USD.C. is America's third smartest large city, according to rankings released Tuesday by the real estate blog Movoto.com.
Smithsonian Joins Ultra-Fast Network For CollegesThe Smithsonian Institution is joining an ultra-fast broadband network built for U.S. universities to connect the world's largest museum and research complex with hundreds of colleges and reach more people online.
Virginia Governor Asks Schools to Limit Tuition Hikes Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking Virginia's public universities and colleges to limit in-state tuition and fee increases for the fall semester.

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