Mentors wanted: How to guide more young women to success in STEM

March 05, 2014- Careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are growing and quickly. By 2023, STEM will generate a projected 2.6 million new jobs, creating a high demand for qualified employees with STEM backgrounds in the coming years, according to Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Center on Education and the Workforce. read more >

"Big Bang Theory" Star Mayim Bialik Encourages High School Girls to Pursue STEM During DeVry University’s National HerWorld® Month

March 03, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 03, 2014 - Mayim Bialik, star of CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory,” will again partner as spokesperson for DeVry University’s National HerWorld® Month, an annual initiative to spark high school girls’ interest in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Nearly 8 million jobs will be available in STEM-related fields by 2020,1 yet women comprise only 24 percent of the STEM workforce.2 HerWorld helps prepare the next generation of female graduates for these opportunities by introducing them to successful women in STEM careers. read more >

DeVry University Celebrates Its Student Athletes for Their Olympic Achievements

February 26, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., February 26, 2014 - DeVry University congratulates its roster of 15 student athletes for their performances and achievements at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Three student athletes earned medals and set records in Sochi. Steven Holcomb won bronze medals in both the two-man and four-man bobsled, and became the first U.S. driver to win two medals in the same games in more than 62 years. Holcomb is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems. Elana Meyers piloted the USA-1 bobsled team and earned a silver medal, along with the designation of now being the only U.S. bobsledder to earn an Olympic medal as a pilot and brakeman. Meyers is studying to obtain a MBA from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. With a bronze medal finish, Erin Hamlin, a sustainability management student, became the first-ever U.S. Olympic medalist in singles luge. read more >

DeVry University Statement on State of the Union

January 28, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., January 28, 2014 - Sabrina Jenkins is an example of the non-traditional students DeVry University has served for over 80 years: hard-working, resourceful and often overcoming extraordinary obstacles to pursue their career goals. Her success in earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and starting her career despite her many challenges is a testament to her determination and resolve. The challenges she and other students face in financing their studies is also a concern, shared across higher education, and an issue that we continue to work on with the Administration and Congress. The White House made an excellent choice to hold up Ms. Jenkins as an example of Americans who are working hard and doing the right things to get ahead. read more >

DeVry University Congratulates Its Student Athletes on Making Team USA

January 27, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., January 27, 2014 - DeVry University congratulates its roster of student athletes who were recently named to Team USA and will compete in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games next month. Those 15 student athletes, their sport and degree program are as follows: read more >

DeVry University Scholarship Makes Career-Oriented Higher Education More Affordable

January 13, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., January 13, 2014 - Looking to make a commitment to a New Year’s resolution about going back to school? DeVry University today announced a scholarship to help make that resolution for a college education more affordable. Beginning today, $11.5 million will be available through the university’s Career Catalyst Scholarship to qualifying new students who enroll for the March 2014 session by Feb 28. The scholarship can be worth up to $20,000 per student, depending on eligibility and the degree program.1 read more >

Financial planning makes college education a reality for many in the new year

January 13, 2014- The new year is widely associated with personal resolutions for self-improvement that range from physical fitness to cutting out vices. For many, the goal of returning to school to earn a college degree provides the opportunity for impactful, long-lasting change and a more fulfilling life and career. read more >

DeVry University Releases Academic Annual Report

December 10, 2013- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., December 10, 2013 - DeVry University released today its Academic Annual Report, an overview of its academic initiatives and progress for the 2012-2013 academic year. The report provides a transparent overview of the university’s academic quality measures, accreditation milestones, graduate employment rates, student enrollment and demographics, as well as new and ongoing opportunities for improvement. read more >

Shopping with the Enemy: Online Shopping Safety (Infographic)

November 26, 2013- Consumers often associate holiday shopping with long lines, crowded stores and overpriced goods. In recent years, many have turned to e-commerce as an easier alternative – holiday shopping without the headache. Hampering celebration of this stress-free alternative to in-store shopping is the rapid growth of cybercrime. Cyber thieves are to blame for $113 billion in consumer financial losses in the last 12 months. read more >

Experts warn of cyber threats during peak online shopping season

November 08, 2013- Consumers often associate holiday shopping with long lines, crowded stores and overpriced goods. In recent years, many have turned to e-commerce as an easier alternative – holiday shopping without the headache. This year e-commerce sales are projected to reach $262 billion, a 13-percent increase over 2012. read more >

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