This week marks 10 years since the national release of Minneapolis rock heroes Flipp's Volume. Known for their incredible promotional stunts, the band celebrated the release by playing full concerts in three lucky fans' garages in one day. I happened to be one of those lucky fans. Ten years later, I ... More >>
Business is business. Larry Isaak leaves Capella.Just a few weeks ago, Minnesota for-profit university Capella predicted a 35 percent drop in enrollment for the coming quarter. As a result, upwards of 125 non-faculty were expected to get pink slipped, and the company's stock took a beating.
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j.o.h.n. walkerEnrollment is off at CapellaCapella Education stock is taking a beating on the news that the Minnesota-based for-profit online education company is predicting a 35 percent drop in enrollment for the coming quarter.
That means 125, or 8 percent, of its nonfaculty employees are goi ... More >>
j.o.h.n. walkerCongratulations, debt slaves!How can you tell when a college or university is taking advantage of its students? When the school is better at signing them up for student loans than it is at preparing them for the job market.
By that test, some Minnesota schools aren't doing so well ... More >>