Johnson College Prep, a charter school on Chicago's South Side, a place of learning and hope for students preparing for higher education, exists amid ignorance and violent crime in Englewood, one of the city's worst neighborhoods. Parents...Show More Summary
By Teresa Irene Gonzales In my Community (Economic) Development course, students are often confused by the differences between economic growth, local economic development, and community economic development. Because these terms help to explain similar process of development, they can seem...
If you ask college students today about their career plans, many will probably tell you that they want a job with flexible work hours. They will add that that’s because it will allow them to work at night, when their brains are sharpest. Show More Summary
For students and young professionals interested in pursuing a global education and kick-starting an international career, this is the perfect event to gain access to information and hear first-hand about these opportunities from the experts. [ more › ]
David Codrea: Here’s the thing about Virginia Tech that some of us commenting at the time attempted to publicize: Nine months before the shootings, graduate student Bradford B. Wiles wrote a letter to The Roanoke Times in response to a campus manhunt for a murder suspect. Rules against having guns are always designed for the moral […]
Yesterday's march provided plenty of opportunities to see woke children. But what do these kids grow up to be? It's not always the case, but at least some of them might grow up to be the kinds of high school kids who call Congress and...Show More Summary
This week, the Mississippi Attorney General sued Google, claiming that Google is mining student data. In this post, I'll share some general, personal thoughts, and some recommendations for Google. To start, it's worth watching a statement...Show More Summary
There is a brand new course for students to take at St. Louis's Washington University. It's called the "Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics." To date, 75 students have registered for the class. According to the professor, Dr. Show More Summary
The second world war left Japan scarred and broken. A new show charts its recovery in the decades after Hiroshima, as street urchins gave way to student protests and modernity. These amazing photographs were taken by Japanese photographer...Show More Summary
It began with naming an International Baccalaureate coordinator who had never taught an IB class.
Gov. Gina Raimondo is pushing to make Rhode Island the first state to guarantee free access for every college student.
The theme for the finalists’ speeches was “What the World Needs Now.”
Apparently tutoring can be dangerous, as the case in Bones' "The Tutor in the Tussle" sees the team figuring out who killed a tutor. According to FOX, "When a tutor of privileged students turns up dead, the team sorts through all the possible perpetrators, from disgruntled parents to the tutor's roommate with a criminal record. Show More Summary
[...] nearly three-quarters of CalArts' more than 250 animation students are women, and there's a new goal: ensure that when they land jobs, they get to draw female characters reflective of the real world and not just the nerds, sexShow More Summary
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has seen his share of civil unrest. The 75-year-old minister has spent the majority of his life working within civil rights movements, starting when he was a college student in the 1960s. Jackson, who worked closely with Martin Luther King, Jr., has gained fame speaking for those he believes to... Show More Summary
Luis Guirola writes: I’m a poli sci student currently working on methods. I’ve seen you sometimes address questions in your blog, so here is one in case you wanted. I recently read some of Chuck Manski book “Identification for decision and prediction”. Show More Summary
Dates: April 20–22, 2017 Call for abstracts deadline: March 1, 2017 | Submit here Eligibility: bachelor’s or master’s student and having their own research, either as a thesis or a work in progress Location: Narva, Estonia Narva XVII...Show More Summary
'The blue prints and drawings for many of Duke University's earliest buildings were on a rare display for the public on January 12, 2017. The showcase gave Duke students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to explore the work of Julian Abele, who was the African-American architect who designed the majority of Duke's campus.' -- +Duke University
When John Quincy Adams prepared to enter Harvard College, he was not a typical college student.At eighteen, he was older than most undergraduates in that period. He had already studied some subjects at the University of Leiden in Holland. Show More Summary
This past October, I taught a weeklong seminar on the history of conservatism to honors students from around the state of Oklahoma. In five long days, my nine very engaged students and I got to know each other fairly well. Six were African American women. Show More Summary