Latest Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Stories

2010-11-16 11:05:00

The impact a specific schoolteacher has on students’ math and reading scores – whether bad or good – fades quite fast.

2010-11-08 13:10:00

WGU's online master's degree programs selected for affordability and credibility SALT LAKE CITY, Nov.

2010-10-28 11:31:00

WGU to Offer Tuition Discounts and Scholarships to Employees of NACHC's member Community Health Centers SALT LAKE CITY, Oct.

2010-10-21 00:00:45

My Colleges and Careers Announces New Resources for Those Going Back to College In these tough economic times, many are looking to go back to college and expand their skill sets so they can advance their careers through higher education.

2010-10-05 07:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association (NEA) Academy has partnered with UMassOnline, Western Governors University and Walden University to provide Master's of Education degrees to NEA members.

2010-09-22 12:54:00

WGU Wins Sloan-C's 2010 Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, the nation's only non-profit, fully online university, has received the 2010 Ralph E.

2010-09-01 13:25:00

Non-profit, Online University Grows by More than 30% per Year Over the Past 5 Years SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, marked another major milestone in August as enrollment at the non-profit, online university passed the 20,000 mark.

2010-08-27 10:43:00

www.wgu.edu SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Back to School" isn't just for kids these days--an ever-increasing number of adults are heading back to college to finish a degree or get an advanced degree.

2010-08-24 15:03:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today introduced a new Editorial Advisory Board, the first of its kind in a media organization.

2010-08-24 08:43:28

If you had a dinner invitation in Utah’s Escalante Valley almost 10,000 years ago, you would have come just in time to try a new menu item: mush cooked from the flour of milled sage brush seeds.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.