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8 Graduation Presents College Students Actually Want

Uloop | May 4, 2015 | College
From mugs to sweatshirts, asking for this kind of graduation present means whoever buys something for you doesn't have to break the bank but can still get you something that you'll like.

7 Crucial Items to Buy Before Studying Abroad

Uloop | May 4, 2015 | College
Find out which products you should stock up on so you're not regretting a second of your adventures abroad.
Ali Safran

Rape Is Not an 'Off-The-Field Distraction'

Ali Safran | May 4, 2015 | College
When the media writes about rape allegations as merely an "off-field distraction," or refers to Jameis Winston only as a "controversial player," it's minimizing the impact of sexual violence. Rape is more than an off-field distraction, and to define it as such does an injustice to survivors.
Dr. Alan Kadish

Top Five Messages for Graduates

Dr. Alan Kadish | May 4, 2015 | Education
While you have just completed all your coursework towards your degree, in the school of life, there is no end to learning -- it's a continuum. Stay open to novel and innovative ideas and experiences, and resolve to learn something new each day.
Jarrett L. Carter

Flames of Protest Should Spark Fire for HBCU Advocacy, Productivity

Jarrett L. Carter | May 4, 2015 | Black Voices
HBCUs offer opportunity where none typically exists for students and families seeking higher education. If black institutions don't matter, it won't be long before the black lives they were designed to serve also fall into the abyss of perceived irrelevance.

Working Out on Campus

Caitlin | May 4, 2015 | College
To be successful in college about working out, you've got to pause that Netflix and get out of bed.
Christopher Noble

University Report Card 2.0: Global Equity and Biomedical Research

Christopher Noble | May 4, 2015 | College
Universities are positioned as institutions devoted to the research and discovery of innovations for the benefit of the public that supports them.
Paul Stoller

In Search of Soul and Soulful Social Science

Paul Stoller | May 4, 2015 | College
It's graduation season again and after more than 35 years as a university professor, I am particularly concerned about the kind of world this year's college graduates are about to enter. We live in times of increasing emptiness. World and national events have promoted widespread cynicism. Consider the dysfunction of...
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Career Tips for the Class of 2015

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | May 4, 2015 | College
For millennial aged graduates entering the career world, you must be armed with tools and strategies to distinguish yourselves from the pack.
Harvard University’s Institute of Politics

12 Rules of Politics and Public Service

Harvard University’s Institute of Politics | May 4, 2015 | College
One of the benefits of a Harvard fellowship is the opportunity to reflect upon the higher purposes of our country's civic institutions, and how those who serve within them can make meaningful progress for the American public.
Eric Rice

Creating Higher Education Opportunities for Homeless Youth

Eric Rice | May 4, 2015 | Impact
College. Right. That is what so many homeless youth need. I have been working with homeless youth and homeless youth providers for the past 12 years. The great joy of working in this community is the sense of hope the youth engender.
Rachel Paul, MS, RD

Finals Are Approaching... Don't Let Your Dorm Room Be a Food Trap

Rachel Paul, MS, RD | May 4, 2015 | College
Getting ready for finals? Cramming in your dorm room? Be careful - our environments influence our eating patterns, so if we're spending a lot of time in a place where junk foods are easily available, we are more likely to eat them.
Ashley Spillane

Millennials Rock the Marriage Debate

Ashley Spillane | May 4, 2015 | Politics
This cultural shift is obviously significant. But where we go from here is just as important. There are 93 million of us in America right now, and as a result, we have the potential to be the most powerful voting bloc in the country. Imagine what we could do if we harnessed that number, and the power that comes with it, into action at the ballot box?
Sarah Cooper

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

Sarah Cooper | May 4, 2015 | HuffPost Home
After living in New York for five years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly superior, but there are some distinct differences.
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Public Higher Education at a Crossroads

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | May 4, 2015 | College
When state revenues dip, those groups funded in areas where state officials have the most discretion often suffer more than other state-funded groups. It's expected. At the top of the list for many state officials is public higher education.
Justin Maffett

How to Solve Dartmouth's Diversity and Inclusion Challenges

Justin Maffett | May 4, 2015 | College
Discussions of sexual assault at Dartmouth's students are geared towards the heteronormative sexual and social relationships that emerge primarily in fraternity basements. Dartmouth cannot afford to fail these students by neglecting to prepare them for the spectrum of situations they may encounter.
Jonathan Albright

The Revolution Will Not Be... Periscoped?

Jonathan Albright | May 3, 2015 | Media
Social media has changed the way we engage with news. After the events of April 27 in Baltimore, however, it appears that the future may already be upon us. Enter the latest tool in journalists' arsenal: Periscope.
Roger Hickey

Sen. Warren Receives 240,000 Signatures Asking to Cancel All to Student Debt

Roger Hickey | May 3, 2015 | Politics
Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Senate's foremost advocate for lowering student debt and lowering the cost of college, received a petition signed by over 240,000 people. The petition called on Congress and the president to cancel all student debt.
Natalie Pace

The 3 C's of Reducing Costs in College.

Natalie Pace | May 4, 2015 | College
Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma.
Jordyn Holman

In British Comedy, Sometimes the Joke's on You

Jordyn Holman | May 4, 2015 | College
Laughing is universal, but comedy is not. Learning the nuances in comedy through a cross-cultural lens can be an enjoyable experience for someone studying abroad.
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