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Best Gifts For Grads Entering The Workforce

In today’s Jobs Report, Jill Schlesinger has gift ideas for grads that can help them in the future.

06/10/2015

Virtual reality is a new high-tech way of dealing with phobias. (CBS SF)

Santa Clara University Students Experiment With Virtual Reality To Treat Phobias

Virtual reality is past its awkward teenage years and growing up fast. The goggles are smaller, the screens, sensors and graphics are better than ever. And most importantly, they’re cheap. That has finally put virtual reality within reach of very small teams like engineering undergrad Paul Thurston and Bryce Mariano.

06/03/2015

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11-Year-Old Graduating With 3 Degrees From American River College

An 11-year-old boy receiving three degrees became the youngest graduate at American River College this year, by far.

05/21/2015

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Looking For First Job, College Grad? Start Here

In today’s Jobs Report, Jill Schlesinger looks at the prospects for new college grads.

05/20/2015

Elementary school children in Oakland. (CBS)

Every Kindergartner Gets $50 Saving Account In Oakland Leader’s Proposal

Some Oakland leaders want to give every student entering kindergarten a college savings account. It sounds like a noble idea, but critics said the city has more pressing needs.

05/15/2015

The Global Social Benefit Institute at Santa Clara University just got the the mother of all donations from former venture capitalist Jeff Miller. (CBS SF)

Santa Clara University Scores Record-Setting $25 Million Donation From Tech CEO

A college in the South Bay is getting a multi-million dollar boost. Kiet Do has more on the former venture capitalist Jeff Miller, the man behind the largest donation ever in the university’s history.

05/01/2015

A message left on the Heald College campus window in Milpitas. (CBS)

‘Single Moms,’ Bay Area Classmates Put Heald College On Notice: ‘U Failed Us’

Some former Bay Area college students are trying to figure out what to do next after learning this weekend that there would be no class anytime soon at Heald College, WyoTech or other educational institutions run by Corinthians College.

04/27/2015

International Technological University (ITU) campus in San Jose. (CBS)

Immigrants Get Student Visas From Colleges But Never Attend Class

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

04/24/2015

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Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online Courses

A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.

04/20/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

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