Is it even possible to "legislate" or impose bureaucratically a solution to how to create a seamless pathway between two-year and four-year institutions?
When I am walking alone at night, my hands clenched in fists in my pockets and head always looking over my shoulder, I cannot help but feel a great sense of relief when I step into the my dorm. Here, I know I am safe -- I know I am home.
The story of The Vaselines differs greatly from the classic example of a band's steady rise to fame. The band's superbly crafted songs embodied a carefree spirit, and appealed to listeners of pop rock as well as punk rock.
The best way to make sure that social media reflects positive values is for people to use the apps in positive ways, speak out against posts that are hateful and derogatory, report abuse when they see it and be supportive of those who have been abused.
The future of mobile use in education promises apps specifically designed to support 21st century skills like self-regulation, which set a foundation for growth and development throughout a lifetime.
The recent decision of the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina to close the University of North Carolina Law School's Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity is a blatant and dangerous instance of political interference with academic freedom.
Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.
Renee felt comfortable in the gender-mixed attire, but the mom of one of the other students did not. In an attempt to "fix" Renee's gender, the mom took Renee to Gap to buy them some pants for girls.
Brian and I chatted for about an hour last night. He told me that he was pursuing an MBA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but other than that, he didn't give me many details. I'll admit, he was charming, but I had some serious doubts about those photos. They were just too good.
Everyone can do something to be part of the solution. We can start with treating victims the right way by doing as Ms. Clark and Ms. Pino suggest, and simply saying: "You are not alone."
This is blog post was written by a friend of the Intern Queen Network, Ariel Kendall, a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas. Before embarking on my summer internship abroad in 2009, I thought I had mastered the keys to effective professional networking; after all, I was a...
New York Times,
Black And Blue Dress,
Blue And Black Dress,
Gold And White Dress,
The Dress Controversy,
White And Gold Dress,
I thought nothing more about the disagreement as I left the kitchen to put the dogs out. But the next morning I was startled to see that "the dress" was dominating social media. What had started as a question on Tumblr was now a national obsession. How could some people see black and blue where I saw gold and white?
I thought of my scale as a security blanket -- as long as I had it, I felt like I had some sort of control. In reality, the scale controlled me. It wasn't a security blanket; it was a ball and chain.
It's past time to acknowledge the plain fact that students use drugs. Let's make sure they have the education and protections they need to do so safely.
In a world in which violence has become so normalized, it can be easy to disregard a campus alert message informing students of a shooting in an off-campus neighborhood that killed three individuals.
Modern masculinity is measured not by a stoicism that makes us resemble an inanimate object (a rock, a pillar) but by a capacity for feeling, a capacity to be moved -- even moved to tears. It may once have been true that, as the Cure sang, "Boys don't cry." But not anymore. Today, real men cry.
Most families aren't able to cover the full cost of their children's college experience, which means financial aid will play at least a part of their college planning. If you're thinking about applying for financial aid for your college-aged student (or thinking ahead for a child who's got some time left to go), here are the fundamentals you need to know.
Your stomach's feats should be celebrated, not shamed. And therefore, the stomach should be displayed with, yes, I'll say it, pride. Your umbilical cord connected you, your tummy, and your mother. Without that belly, you wouldn't be here.
While elementary school taught me the importance of saying sorry for my mistakes, my experiences in college have shown me how to live life unapologetically.
Keystone XL Pipeline,
Obama speaking our language doesn't necessarily mean iMessages full of emojis, though his recent experiment with a "selfie-stick" suggests that it may not be far behind; instead we are seeing an Executive that is acting on our issues.