Notes in the Margins: crime, tuition, Winona, entrepreneurs, e-books

Big changes happening on Winona State's campus Students heading to Winona State University this fall will notice two big additions to the campus: the new residence halls and wellness complex. (

Did you struggle in school? Maybe you’re an entrepreneur A Cameron Herold video suggests: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs (

A crisis of spiraling tuition The Boston Globe says colleges must volunteer — or be forced — to address rising costs, and that President Obama should call a national summit to hold institutions accountable. (Boston Globe)

Check the crime stats near your campus The FBI has compiled three years of statistics on criminal offenses on and around campuses. (KSTP | Minneapolis & St. Paul)

A Peerless Evaluation of Colleges These fun rankings can change very quickly. Press the reload button on your browser for the latest evaluation. (

Could this be the year higher education finally embraces the e-book? Some think that developments such as the arrival of Apple's iPad might foreshadow an especially good year for electronic texts. (Inside Higher Ed)

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