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Despite a tepid economy and tight job market, the CollegeGrad.com Top Employers Survey 2011 shows a surge in entry-level hiring.

We highlight the leaders in entry-level hires as revealed by the CollegeGrad.com Top Employers Survey 2011.

Almost three quarters of the students surveyed said they wouldn't be able to study without the assistance of technology.

Education Department gets first chance to defend new regs, while key senator vows legislation to strengthen federal student aid requirements for for-profit colleges.

The regulations require the programs to better prepare students for gainful employment in order to get access to Federal student aid.

Teach in the important and fast growing field of clinical laboratory science. Professors are in demand in disciplines that include health specialties, chemistry and biology. Find out which states and cities pay their professors top dollar.

$150 million in funding is available to school districts and non-profit organizations that address any of five key areas of reform.

The report features interviews with 11 community college leaders from across the U.S.

Eleven administrators weigh in on eight key issues that community colleges are facing, including how to integrate technology on campus and how to keep students on a successful path to college completion.

A Georgetown University study examines the difference in earning potential between 171 college majors in 15 categories.

According to Union College, the 88-server cluster will give the school the greatest computing capability of any undergraduate liberal arts college in the country.

The program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals, with all courses taught completely online.

Ideas can be submitted online for a chance to win up to $100,000.

According to an NACAC survey, at least 279 institutions still have space for qualified freshmen and/or transfer students.

Booker T. Washington High School was named last week as the winner of the 2011 Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge.

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