Few rivalries compare to Army-Navy. This battle between service academies has become a long-standing tradition in college football.
Remember college? All those late nights you whiled away debating topics ranging from geopolitics to burrito fillings? If you were lucky, you were that guy or gal who effortlessly won any and every verbal joust, not the one who suffered routine pummeling -- even when you were an expert on the topic de jour. I was the tongue-tied, babbling latter. Show More Summary
Christ at the Checkpoint focuses on just peace in Israel-Palestine conflict. Israel has described a gathering of global evangelical leaders that opens today at Bethlehem Bible College as "unacceptable and shameful" for its intent toShow More Summary
I last taught high school in 2005. I've been tutoring and advising individual students extensively since then, and my biggest regret about my classroom teaching has become achingly clear: I didn't spend enough time helping students improve...Show More Summary
Referring to the Duke porn star by her various pseudonyms — as the Cut and other publications have — isn’t about protecting her “real” identity. Belle Knox’s name is easily Googleable and the college freshman is not ashamed of her work. Instead, the courtesy is an acknowledgment that she is... More »
Make sure you catch some of college basketball’s superstars during March Madness, because they will be making waves in the NBA very soon. The 2014 draft class is arguably one of the best in years (assuming the numerous talented freshmen...Show More Summary
In Rebecca Newberger Goldstein’s Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away, Plato comes screaming into the 21st century. What Goldstein does in this college course of a book is quite audacious and charmingly goofy; she imagines...Show More Summary
The Obama administration is developing a system to rate colleges and universities by 2015 that will be based on a yet-to-be-determined set of criteria that could include data points such as average tuition and how much graduates earn. Part of the system involves getting congressional approval (which isn’t likely) to direct more federal student aid […]
Ed Note: We here at Bloguin are very pleased to announce the addition of veteran college sportswriter Matt Zemek. Throughout March and beyond, Matt will be providing in-depth coverage of college basketball and our central hub Run The Floor. Show More Summary
There was an objective way to find the answer: [R]esearchers led by Semir Zeki of University College London asked 16 mathematicians to rate 60 equations on a scale ranging from “ugly” to “beautiful.” Two weeks later, the mathematicians viewed the same equations and rated them again while lying inside a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) […]
In light of a recent news story about a teenager suing her parents for college tuition, Larry Bernstein wonders what essential items parents should be obligated to provide for their children. The post What Exactly Do We Owe Our Kids? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Timelapse videos showing the meticulous process of retouching the female body have opened people's eyes to our culture's sad manipulation of beauty. But when College Humor has a go, the reality is worse than we think. Read more...
Beyond Campus Conflict: How Impact Venture Capital Can Address Student Concerns While Furthering Endowment Investment Goals Nancy E. Pfund, February 6, 2014 (slide presentation for a lecture at the National Association of College and...Show More Summary
College students are more concerned with making money now than they were before the start of the Great Recession, research by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) at UCLA, reveals. Maybe that’s self-evident. But here’s...Show More Summary
Here’s a guide to the financial decisions that face students and their parents when the first day at college is just around the corner
Millions of high school and college algebra students are united in a shared agony over solving for x and y, and for those to whom the answers don't come easily, it gets worse: most preschoolers and kindergarteners can do some algebra before even entering a math class.
Billy Hamilton, Where the Bucks Are: The Fiscal Realities of Spring Break, 71 Tax Notes 587 (Mar. 10, 2014): Hamilton describes the annual pilgrimage college students make to sunnier climes during spring break. Hamilton says there’s more to the ritual than sun and beer, and that it’s both a boon...
Income Share Agreements (ISAs) are financial instruments for the private financing of higher education. With an ISA, an investor or… READ MORE The post Report Looks at Creative Ways to Fund Your College Education appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for three college friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who prosecutors say interfered with the investigation into the attack, are due in court on Monday to brief a judge on their readiness for a June t...
Wall Street Journal: College Aid for the Affluent: How Parents With Above-Average Income Can Try to Lower a Tuition Bill: Most affluent families with college-age children don't qualify for financial aid. But there are several moves that parents with above-average income can make before applying for aid that could result...