Victoria J. Haneman (Concordia), The Collision of Student Loan Debt and Joint Marital Taxation: Students presently graduating from college represent perhaps the most indebted generation of young adults in the history of the United States, which may be attributed to the fact that interest-bearing debt plays a primary role in...
SCIENCE: Researchers learn to measure aging process in young adults. “Most participants clustered around an aging rate of one year per year, but others were found to be aging as fast as three years per chronological year. Many were aging at zero years per year, in effect staying younger than their age.” Measuring aging: Good. […]
A new study indicates that it might be possible to map an aging trajectory in young adults, potentially making interventions to prevent age-related diseases possible.
Strolling down the promenade in a retro paisley dress and chunky glasses, Jenny Han perfectly embodies the vision of a Brooklyn author. After publishing her first book as a student at Chapel Hill, Han found an earnest love for the Young Adult genre and has since released her 10th novel. Show More Summary
Summer jobs for teens and college students are disappearing fast. The number of employed teens and young adults has fallen nearly 40 percent in the past 12 years, reports JP Morgan Chase & Co. The June unemployment rate for adults age 20 to 24 was 9.9 percent. If you’re lucky enough [...]
It takes something pretty special for a debut novel, classified as Young Adult no less, to hold the number two spot on our list of editors' picks for the Top 10 Best Books of the Year So Far. "An Ember in the Ashes" really is that special and I met author Sabaa Tahir over lunch here in Seattle...
Young people want to own a home just as much as their parents did. Unfortunately, a lot of them have to get out of their parents' house first. During the economic recovery, the number of shared households — those with an adult that does not own the home or is not the significant other of the homeowner — has taken off to incredibly high levels. Show More Summary
The cover has been unveiled for Emil Ostrovski’s young adult novel, Away We Go. We’ve embedded the full image for the jacket design above—what do you think? According to EpicReads.com, Tim Smith served as the designer for this project. This book will be published on February 02, 2016.
Welcome to Last Things First. This is the show that asks comedians about the historic lasts and firsts in their lives as their comedy careers have blossomed -- from young people with dreams to adult people living those dreams. Or still dreaming. Questions both big and small are asked and answered. It's hopefully both amusing […]
The Harry Potter series is meant to appeal to young adults, introducing teen and preteen readers to the fantasy genre while keeping the story YA friendly, but sometimes real life simply isn’t suitable for a general audience. The world is generally an R-rated place, and to truly capture teens in an unedited format you’ve gotta go for the R. Show More Summary
Welcome to Last Things First. This is the show that asks comedians about the historic lasts and firsts in their lives as their comedy careers have blossomed -- from young people with dreams to adult people living those dreams. Or still dreaming. Or still dreaming. Questions both big and small are asked and answered. It's […]
Mallory is seeking: young adult, new adult, women’s fiction, and non-fiction. She is especially drawn to pieces with strong character-driven plots and witty humor. She loves contemporary fiction, low fantasy, and romance. Mallory also appreciates a well-placed comma and hopes you do, too. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Mallory C. Show More Summary
The past two summers I have spent a week teaching young people aged 16 to 20 at the Young Conservatives Leadership Summit at Colorado Christian University. The most popular hour lecture both years was the one in which I list for them...Show More Summary
A cover has been unveiled for Tim Federle’s young adult novel, The Great American Whatever. We’ve embedded the full image for the jacket design above—what do you think? Prior to this project, Federle published a picture book (entitled Tommy...Show More Summary
Colombia: The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime found that coca cultivation in Colombia increased by 44% in 2014. Brazil: The Brazilian Congress rejected a bill that would have allowed criminals as young as 16 to be tried as adults and potentially sent to overcrowded adult prisons. Show More Summary
The new photo from the upcoming finale based on the best-selling young adult franchise features Jennifer Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks in their respective roles.
Much has been written in recent years about the millennial generation and the challenges young people face in getting a mortgage loan, but whether today’s young adults choose to dip their toes into homeownership or rent their homes, one thing is clear: They prefer to live in single-family homes in either scenario...
In the midst of this week’s rainbow-flag-waving celebrations, CatholicVote.org’s ad ‘Not Alone’ is being noticed — and it has hit a nerve. Secular industry sites caught wind of the provocative video, which features 6 young adults who ‘come out’ as being pro-marriage. Watch it here: AdWeek, a widely-read secular industry journal slammed the video with an […]
A new pair of brain-imaging studies suggest that researchers may be able to predict how likely young adults are to develop problem drinking or risky sexual behavior in response to stress. The research is part of the ongoing Duke Neurogenetics...Show More Summary
John Green gets way more attention than the average young adult author. I'm not sure if it's because of the major success of The Fault in Our Stars and its film adaptation, his other books or his YouTube channel. That means that a lot of different people are going to have different opinions on him. Show More Summary