Higher Education (College) http://www.kunc.org en How A Text Message Could Revolutionize Student Aid http://www.kunc.org/post/how-text-message-could-revolutionize-student-aid Every year, more than a million students don't complete the FAFSA — the main federal student-loan application.<p>One big reason? The form is so complicated that it discourages some people from even trying.<p>Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would scrap the much-maligned Free Application for Federal Student Aid. They'd replace it with a much simpler two-question form that's roughly the size of a postcard. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:03:00 +0000 58695 at http://www.kunc.org How A Text Message Could Revolutionize Student Aid The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges http://www.kunc.org/post/collapse-corinthian-colleges Under <a href="http://investors.cci.edu/secfiling.cfm?filingID=1104659-14-50216&CIK=1066134">an agreement</a> with the U.S. Department of Education, Corinthian Colleges will put 85 of its U.S. campuses up for sale and close the remaining dozen. The for-profit college chain operates campuses under the names Heald, Everest and WyoTech. It has more than 70,000 students across North America. It's the largest-ever college, by enrollment, to be shut down in this way.<p>It all started in January when the U.S. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 58693 at http://www.kunc.org Big Data Comes To College http://www.kunc.org/post/big-data-comes-college <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxYewO9iAgw</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:38:00 +0000 58577 at http://www.kunc.org Big Data Comes To College Tackling Sexual Assault On Campus With Comedy http://www.kunc.org/post/tackling-sexual-assault-campus-comedy <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaPrmThe3M8</p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:03:00 +0000 58321 at http://www.kunc.org Tackling Sexual Assault On Campus With Comedy Be A Varsity Player ... In Video Games? http://www.kunc.org/post/be-varsity-playerin-video-games Imagine the lede in the campus newspaper:<p>The Eagles swept to a win last night in 100 hours of tournament gameplay. Tabbz made the absolute best usage of the shields and heals that were available to him. Froggen went for utility and pushing power, while Nyph's black shields were near perfect, and he hit a bunch of bindings. Airwak's Lee Sin kick ended the encounter with a massive multicolor explosion.<p>Monday morning quarterbacking will never be the same.<p>A private university in Chicago has become the first in the country to make video games a varsity sport. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:11:00 +0000 58112 at http://www.kunc.org Be A Varsity Player ... In Video Games?