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Class of 2012: Not so different from mom and dad

May 04, 2012 PM EDT Most in the class of 2012 were born in 1990 - a year when automakers struggled and gas prices climbed to almost $2 a gallon. They grew up with Harry Potter but without rotary phones and spent more ...

College of Charleston

Squeezing Value from Your Alumni Club

May 02, 2012 PM EDT As a senior at the College of Charleston, Marshall Simmonds knew where he wanted to work: Blackbaud, a local company that provides software and services for nonprofit organizations.


What I Should have done When I Graduated

May 02, 2012 PM EDT There's no shortage of advice for new college graduates. Everyone from the commencement speaker to the local bartender (who may have been last year's commencement speaker) has a strong opinion about ...


How to cram for your job interview

May 01, 2012 AM EDT Want to stand out from the crowd of college-educated job seekers? Forget summa cum laude or fluency in Mandarin. If you're as qualified as the next applicant coming in for an interview, you can set ...

Financial checklist for college grads

Financial checklist for college grads

May 01, 2012 AM EDT Employers say they'll hire 10 percent more new graduates this year than they did in 2011, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, so you may get a decent paycheck.

Georgetown University

What's the Value of a College Degree?

Apr 30, 2012 PM EDT How much is that college degree really worth? That depends on your major. It turns out that some undergraduate and graduate diplomas are worth a lot more during a lifetime of work.

University of Virginia

Art Teachers Integrate Science Into Their Lessons at U.Va. Eastern Shore Workshop

Apr 27, 2012 PM EDT Artists and scientists gathered at the University of Virginia's Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center April 20-22 to paint, as well as study, salt marshes on the Eastern Shore.

A Stanford event: How the arts contribute to the Occupy movement

A Stanford Event: How the Arts Contribute to the Occupy Movement

Apr 27, 2012 PM EDT Students and members of the community explore how artists have occupied spaces in order to transform them, and consider the role of the arts in economic, immigrant, political and social justice ...

Manolescu (second from left), with student team

UCLA's student math team defeats 448 others, but who's counting?

Apr 20, 2012 PM EDT As a high school student in Romania - when he won three gold medals with perfect scores in international math competitions - Ciprian Manolescu already knew about the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical ...

CMCers: Once Students, Now Staff

CMCers: Once Students, Now Staff

Apr 11, 2012 PM EDT Over 30 alumni of Claremont McKenna College have returned to campus to become part of CMC's faculty or staff. While some return to campus for a specific career opportunity, others find excitement in ...

Julian Bittiner

‘The Art of Public Health’: Pictures meant to save a thousand lives

Apr 11, 2012 PM EDT At Yale, students from the School of Public Health turned to colleagues at the School of Art to find the answer, and together they developed visually powerful posters to educate and motivate broad ...

Iowa State University

Crisis at the University of Northern Iowa

Apr 05, 2012 PM EDT The University of Iowa chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) expressed its support for and solidarity with its sister AAUP chapter at the University of Northern Iowa, ...

Ex-student charged with murder in California shooting rampage

Ex-student charged with murder in California shooting rampage

Apr 05, 2012 PM EDT A former nursing student was charged with murder and attempted murder on Wednesday in a shooting rampage that killed seven people and wounded three others this week at a small, Christian college he ...

Melissa Jensen

How Novel: Penn LPS Teacher Writes for Tweens, Teens and Young Adults

Apr 04, 2012 PM EDT "Perfect features, the right shoes, luminescent lip gloss and the instincts of barracudas" is how Melissa Jensen describes a group of high school freshmen in The Fine Art of Truth or Dare, her most ...


Gay college students may be at increased risk for drinking problems because of how they, their peers are treated

Apr 02, 2012 PM EDT Gay, lesbian, and bisexual college students who experience subtle discrimination are at increased risk of having a problem with alcohol compared to heterosexual students, a new University of Michigan ...

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