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Comcast extends low-cost Internet service to community college students

An expansion of the Internet Essentials program will offer cheap broadband to students who qualify for federal education grants. It's being tested in Colorado and Illinois.

By September 16, 2015


College band performs 'Star Trek,' ends up in phallic controversy

Technically Incorrect: The Kansas State marching band worked hard on its performance of the Starship Enterprise fighting with a weird creature. Sadly, all some could see was one big male body part.

By September 7, 2015


Tech gifts for college students

For college students, small high-tech gadgets can make a big difference. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis offers up several suggestions for students returning to campus.

By August 14, 2015


Commence the smartening of your dorm or college apartment

Add some innovation to your college living experience.

8 Images By July 19, 2015


John Waters tells college grads to 'use tech for transgression'

"The Prince of Puke" encourages Rhode Island School of Design's class of 2015 to shake things up, "horrify us with new ideas" and make him nervous. Plus, he gives a nod to hackers.

By June 8, 2015


Why picking a college roommate is now like online dating

Some colleges are now using software programs and algorithms to pair up first-year students. Much like online dating, it's all based on compatibility.

By May 7, 2015


The two things that matter most when picking a college roommate

Hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs and algorithms to help match dorm roommates. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to reduce bad pairings and the two questions that may best determine whether roommates get along.

By May 7, 2015


Learn college-level vocabulary words by texting with friends

Feeling insufficiently erudite? Get ready to enroll in Words U, a messaging app that aims to improve your word power.

By March 12, 2015


UK college offers course in capturing the perfect selfie

Questions of identity, selfhood and memory are addressed in the class entitled "​The art of self portraiture".

By January 5, 2015


'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014