Forbes Sally Ride -- Space Pioneer, STEM Entrepreneur 2018-06-17T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 June 18, 2018 will be the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's journey as the first American woman in space. While many know her as a space pioneer, she was also a STEM entrepreneur. Her vision and programs to provide science and technology to girls and boys are an important part of her legacy. Why People Still Want An MBA Degree 2018-06-15T15:33:00.000000000-04:00 The number one reason has nothing to do with greed or power. It's to acquire new skills and knowledge about business. Would A Free Market School System Leave Education Deserts? 2018-06-15T10:48:00.000000000-04:00 The free market is not evil, but it is practical. No matter what sector we're talking about, there are always some customers who are unprofitable to serve. Has Your School Made An Impact? Tell Us Why It Should Be #MyTopCollege 2018 2018-06-14T15:39:00.000000000-04:00 Nominations for the #MyTopCollege social media contest are officially open. This year's theme is impact: students have eight weeks to submit pictures and videos showing FORBES the impact their college had in their lives. Stealing A Page From Disruption To Transform Accreditation 2018-06-14T10:34:00.000000000-04:00 One of the only things Republicans and Democrats in Washington, D.C. can agree on is that they don’t like the accreditation system in higher education. Enter Judith Eaton, the president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, who suggested accreditors embrace disruption. Why Are Universities In The Housing Business? 2018-06-14T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 College housing prices are rising far faster than housing prices generally. There is pretty good evidence that by forcing students into their own housing, universities have increased attendance costs. Blue-Collar Trade Jobs Are Dangerous, But Not For The Reason You Think 2018-06-14T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 The real danger in trades is not getting injured, but rather the prevailing view that they’re the only (and inexorable) alternative to degrees. The result is the reification of the stature of college degrees in the minds of 99% of parents. Financial Literacy Programs Should Receive Treasury Department Aid, House Report Urges 2018-06-13T16:16:00.000000000-04:00 The same report by the House Appropriations Committee charged proxy advisory firms have too much influence. Raising the 'Bar' on International Students: New USCIS Policy Looks To Target College Students. 2018-06-13T11:26:00.000000000-04:00 International students are caught in a web of new regulatory restrictions being introduced by the Trump administration that are making it difficult to study in America and get permission to remain thereafter. The regulatory regime is reviewed in this article with comments on what needs to be done. Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Field Trips? 2018-06-13T09:14:00.000000000-04:00 If students cannot make it to the museum in person, perhaps a VR headset could bring the museum to them.