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Korean pig nutritionists get DDGS traning

The US Grains Council recently held a webinar to educate Korean swine nutritionists and feed formulation specialists on the benefits of using US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), covering topics as wide ranging as DDGS production, digestibility, energy and proper inclusion rates of DDGS in various swine diets.

John Oliver and Cookie Monster team up for best education newscast ever

"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver is no stranger to making viral, exaggerated, headline-creating videos by now. However, when he teams up with America's favorite cookie addict to teach children, and their parents, some new vocabulary...Show More Summary

Transgender Lawsuit: Teen Forced To Remove Makeup At DMV

A transgender activist group is filing a lawsuit against a South Carolina DMV on behalf of a teen who was told to remove his makeup before a driver license photograph was taken. The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund or TLDEF...Show More Summary

Changes to school discipline code delayed

Changes to the city schools’ discipline code will not be implemented this year as originally planned, education officials said Tuesday.

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 1 September 2014

3 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

More timely geoscience and environmental science news articles plus a healthy serving of educational displacement behavior from Elaine and Spot, who take time out to wish their US friends a Happy Labor Day! Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward...

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Aspiring Adults Adrift: In their 2011 book Academically Adrift, …

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Aspiring Adults Adrift: In their 2011 book Academically Adrift, authors Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, argued that colleges are failing to educate students. Many undergraduates, the authors wrote, are “drifting through college without a clear sense of purpose,” with more than a third of students not demonstrating any significant improvement in [...]

Education Post: CorpEd's New Propaganda Sheet

Brought to you by Broad, Bloomberg, the Waltons, and an unnamed oligarch, the world's biggest edu-losers have hit upon a solution to prop up their self-serving and dysfunctional house of cards. From WaPo: By Lyndsey Layton SeptemberShow More Summary

Dozens of pre-K sites stopped over health, safety issues

City Education Department officials slammed the brakes on a slew of troubled prekindergarten programs Tuesday, citing serious health and safety issues at the sites.

September 15 Deadline for Applications for James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund

Members of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) have until September 15, 2014 to apply to the James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship fund. The scholarship is designed to support attendance at a continuing education program, be...Show More Summary

Zoinks! Does the New Scooby-Doo Movie Practice Fat Shaming?

Scooby-Doo has never been exactly the most educational kids show, but the franchise's latest straight-to-video release, Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy, delivers a really poor message for viewers. Read More > Other Links From Scooby-Doo

Apple broadens diversity efforts with new scholarships

Citing that diversity would help Apple build better products, the Cupertino, California iPhone-maker announced that it will be awarding two $10,000 scholarships to minority students pursuing a technology education in universities. In addition to the financial award, the recipients would also be considered for Apple's internship program. Show More Summary

Love Is All You Need: Insights from the Longest Longitudinal Study on Men Ever Conducted

Why do two men from very similar socioeconomic and educational backgrounds sometimes take very different life paths? Is nature or nurture more important in determining a man’s success in his relationships and career? What physiological and psychological traits present in a man’s younger years predict his chances of living a long, flourishing life? In 1938, […]

Ted Cruz’s Dad: ‘The Average Black Does Not’ Understand That Minimum Wage Is Bad

Blacks, says Rafael Cruz, “need to be educated” about Democrats so they’ll vote Republican. “The average black does not’ understand that the minimum wage is bad, believes the Texas senator’s father. Cruz was speaking to the Williamson County, Texas Republican Club. During the speech, Cruz spoke at length about a recent conversation he said he [...]

SWOT-Ing The BlackBerry Khan

By Piyush Arora: Ever since BlackBerry's (NASDAQ: BBRY) roadmap for 2014 was leaked online, investing and tech forums have been abuzz with countless discussions and educated guesses regarding the upcoming Passport, Classic and Z3 LTE's growth prospects. Show More Summary

A College Degree Pays Off Far Faster Than It Used To

College graduates may be taking on historically high debt burdens to finance their educations. But it will take them far less time to get a return on that “investment” than it took their parents’ generation.

Behavior Change Is Key to the Eradication of Ebola

As the number of Ebola cases and deaths grows in West Africa, many remain unaware of its deadly impact, causes and treatment options, or lack thereof. Education about the disease is essential both in the developed world and, more critically,...Show More Summary

Where the Indian Education System for Medical Graduates Is Going Wrong

The Indian education system's obsession with ranks and percentages has permeated into most professional and academic tracks. Medicine, which is a highly sought-after career in India,perhaps bears the biggest brunt. Medicine has a higher barrier to entry because of the abnormally long time commitment one is required to make. Show More Summary

Real estate power couple, 3 children, killed in private plane crash

Prominent real estate lawyer Oliver E. Frascona died Sunday in a plane crash that also killed real estate educator Tori Rains-Wedan and her three children, the Daily Camera reported. Frascona, 67, was a senior shareholder at Boulder, Colorado-based law firm Frascona, Joiner,...

Revisiting The 0L Mind

11 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

A look at the findings of a survey of students currently studying for the LSAT regarding the legal education landscape.

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