"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.
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.
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.
Feeling insufficiently erudite? Get ready to enroll in Words U, a messaging app that aims to improve your word power.
Questions of identity, selfhood and memory are addressed in the class entitled "The art of self portraiture".
Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.
A new survey -- conducted for a firm that recently brought its private social-networking app to the US -- also shows that teens are tired of the lack of reality on sites like Facebook.
Now's the time high school seniors are starting to ramp up their college application process -- and it can be a daunting task. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some high-tech tools that can help with everything from picking a school to applying for aid.
Forget "Richard III" and "The Grapes of Wrath." College kids will get the chance to study "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Thor," "Iron Man" and more in a new university course.
Show off both your Star Wars and school pride with a new line of shirts, caps, and accessories featuring Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtroopers, and more.