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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

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Education Group Denies “Chilling Effect” on Campus Rape Survey

“It is certainly in the best interest of the institution to respond.” Ada Maloy, General Counsel, American Council on Education


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Nixon Wants $36.7M More for Missouri Higher Education

Gov. Jay Nixon called Wednesday for another tuition freeze at Missouri’s public universities while also proposing to boost state funding for the schools.


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More International Students Choosing Missouri for Higher Education

A new report ranks Missouri 12th nationwide for the number of international students enrolled at the state’s colleges and universities.



Higher Education Funding Bill To See Senate Floor Debate

The formula would divide higher education funding into six main categories within each institution.


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Sending Veterans To College

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) goes to bat for lessening out-of-state tuition costs for those who served.


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SIUC Scraps Strategic Plan

Southern at 150 no longer realistic in today’s times, says chancellor. A new plan could be released next year.



Overnight America: August 13, 2012 – Michael Hearon, Jennie Finch, Rebecca Soni

Michael Hearon from University of Phoenix joins us to talk about how you can still further your education. Olympian Jennie Finch joins us to talk about her experience in the Olympics and her upcoming Pregnancy.  […]



Nixon Makes More Cuts to Higher Education

He doesn’t think the Missouri Lottery can generate enough money to meet expectations set in the budget.


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Missouri House Republicans Approve Balanced Budget

“A lot of people in this chamber wish we had more money, but the fact of the matter is that we don’t … we have to deal with the now,” House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Ryan Silvey said.




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