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Unleashing the Power of Data

Over the past several years, I have embraced (or is it accepted?) the reality that I am a bit of a data geek. The power of data has appealed to the generalist in me – it can help to explain and quantify a whole host of social challenges, and ideally help to inform a whole host of possible... Read more

The Need for Need-Based Aid

Many low-income college students will still receive up to $5,500 in Pell grants during the 2012-2013 academic year, thanks to federal budget negotiations that staved off a reduction in the maximum grant level. But changes to eligibility requirements for the grants could mean that an estimated... Read more