(The Root) -- In 2005 the NAACP took a look at its membership and, more important, the people who were not members. There was the robust Youth & College Division, but then, as National Board Chairman Roslyn Brock puts it, "After you're 25, we lose you -- you're graduating from college, starting your family, starting your career. Show More Summary
Rebounding has always been and will forever be hard work. When a player goes to the boards, he usually is being bumped and hit and pushed in the process. Rebounding requires getting position and blocking out. More than just jumping up...Show More Summary
College grads and career-changers, be warned. When you search around for a job at your favorite startup (perhaps even on Mashable’s job board?), you’ll start seeing the buzziest of job descriptions: “Growth Hacker.” The name sounds simple...Show More Summary
When ascribing traits to Cody Zeller, the former Indiana star who could be the second center off the board behind Nerlens Noel in the 2013 NBA draft, most college basketball fans can fire off a fusillade of nouns and verbs worthy of someone of his stature. Show More Summary
Ohio State corner Bradley Roby is certainly among the best corners in the Big Ten if not the absolute best. But ESPN's Mel Kiper thinks Roby's better than just the best in the Big Ten. In his initial big board for the 2014 NFL Draft, ESPN's draft expert has Roby as the top corner prospect available and No. Show More Summary
Last Fri., I attended a talk by Sarah Babb of Boston College. In her talk, titled “Beyond the Horror Stories: Non-Experimental Social Researchers’ Encounters with Institutional Review Boards (IRB),” Babb revealed findings that included misconceptions about federal guidelines for human subjects. Show More Summary
Office Depot Foundation Listen Learn Care Awards Recognize Extraordinary Community Service May 17 Event Will Feature Clark Kellogg - CBS College Basketball Analyst and Board Member of the One Heart Project BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS...Show More Summary
Ohio State Buckeye fans knew that they were getting one of the best recruiters in college football when Urban Meyer jumped on board in November 2011. Through two recruiting classes, he's done quite a bit to retool a team which went just 6-7 the year before he took over. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: He’s not on the field but he is in the game. Sam Elliott has joined Ivan Reitman’s Draft Day. The actor will play a college coach whose quarterback is a top NFL draft pick in the football movie. Kevin Costner and JenniferShow More Summary
I graduated from Yale College in 1959. Tuition, room, and board at Yale in the late 1950s was $2000 a year; this year it is $60,000. Adjusted for inflation, this is a more than threefold increase. Average salary for a full professorShow More Summary
The No. 1 junior college wide receiver in the nation came off the board on Friday night, as Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's 5-star WR D'haquille Williams committed to the LSU Tigers and head coach Les Miles. According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Williams holds a perfect score of 1.0000, is the No. Show More Summary
We have reached the home stretch for the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. High school and college players eligible for this year's class have been under the microscope for years, but now is when they need to be at their absolute best. Show More Summary
You'd think Gardner would get on board with Colorado's ASSET law, which allows colleges to offer these so-called "Dreamers" the normal in-state tuition rate.
With the 2013 MLB Rule IV Draft less than a month away, droves of scouts and front office personnel are piling into college and high school stadiums across the country with the hope of identifying their future first-round pick. While...Show More Summary
Student lobbyist Robert Vallie (yes, the college kids have their own lobbyist) has sent out an email by way of former legislator Jim Roers (President and CEO of Roers Construction in Fargo) asking legislators for input into embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s self-evaluation (read it here). Vallie doesn’t specifically ask for criticism, but given that he [...]Show More Summary
Dr. Mark Cichon, DO, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine of Loyola University Medical Center, has been named to the board of directors of the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP).
Oberlin College Student Senates votes to support divestment from Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, Veolia, Elbit Systems, G4S, and SodaStream. Next step will be for the Oberlin College Board of Trustees’ Finance Committee to decide on the resolution.
Last Saturday, about a hundred Swarthmore students led by Mountain Justice, a campus group pushing for fossil-fuel divestment, took over a rare public meeting of the college’s Board of Managers. (Here’s a video.) The meeting had been...Show More Summary
A.J. McCarron will be an intriguing player to break down this upcoming season. NFL scouts will have the difficult task of answering the question that haunts college players at various positions. How does he fit at the next level? IsShow More Summary
With May arriving and the spring evaluation period having already begun, recruiting for your favorite program should be taking shape. Boards should be assembled, calls are being made and thousands of letters are being mailed off on a daily basis. Show More Summary