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Jack Hidary

BIO

The Revolution: Top Ten Disruptors of Education

Jack Hidary | September 5, 2012 | Education
New online learning models are bursting from startups and top universities, bridging the educational divide.
William Brah

BIO

Why Should College Students Have to Go to Summer School in Order to Be Qualified to Get a Job?

William Brah | September 5, 2012 | College
Finding people with the right skills is a continuous battle for tech startup companies, which are producing most of the new jobs nationwide.
Philip C. Williams

BIO

Combining Sinek, Ishikawa, and Collins to Discover Our University Identity

Philip C. Williams | September 5, 2012 | College
The past year has brought a number of challenges to higher education. We are weathering a series of unprecedented cuts to our operating budget. One response to those cuts is to ask "Why us?"
Bianca Strzalkowski

BIO

Defending the Defenders

Bianca Strzalkowski | September 5, 2012 | Politics
When times get tough, people start to take desperate measures. In a tough economy, companies seek ways to get a guaranteed dollar -- even if it involves duping our nation's heroes.
Carol Becker

BIO

LeRoy Neiman: Generous, Complex, Larger Than Life

Carol Becker | September 5, 2012 | Arts
We might say of LeRoy Neiman what they say about the Rocky Mountains: He was so big, so grand, so unpredictable that he made his own weather.
Robert E. Johnson

BIO

Storm Warning: Why Higher Ed Needs New Leadership Now

Robert E. Johnson | September 5, 2012 | College
A perfect storm roils the horizon of higher education. Three towering and swiftly moving storms -- affordability, student loan debt, and seismically shifting demographics -- are about to collide.
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

BIO

Freefall or Flight? Predicting a Future for New J-School Grads

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | September 5, 2012 | Media
The international picture for journalism careers has always been unstable and highly competitive, but now is "scary," as undergraduate Christopher Earley puts it.
Alan Abramowitz

BIO

Are Young Americans Turning Against Obama, Part II

Alan Abramowitz | September 5, 2012 | Politics
Post-millennials were significantly more supportive of President Obama than millennials. This is not surprising.
Robert Hoggard

BIO

God in Antigua

Robert Hoggard | September 5, 2012 | College
I am realizing that I should not preach something that I have not lived. God is making me live what I already preached and continue to preach.
Tom Healy

BIO

Fulbright Scholars: Sharing the World Through Storytelling

Tom Healy | September 5, 2012 | World
Fulbrighters prove that storytelling is very much alive -- in the wilderness and the city, in medinas and souks and villages, among the cats and storks, in the world's tallest buildings, in the slums and labor camps, on artificial islands lined with McMansions, in the sandstorms of the desert.
John A. Roush

BIO

Disruption, Innovation, Technology, and the Liberal Arts College

John A. Roush | September 5, 2012 | College
We need to move beyond the notion that the highest quality education can occur only in our classrooms, our laboratories, our practice spaces, and our overseas study locations.
Hunter R. Rawlings III

BIO

Public Research Universities in Crisis: It's Not Just Virginia

Hunter R. Rawlings III | September 5, 2012 | College
Universities are not businesses, but they must be run more efficiently. They are not vocational schools, but they must send their students into the world prepared to be both strong citizens and capable workers. And they must continue to be centers of discovery and scholarship.
Her Campus

BIO

Her Story: I Was in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Her Campus | September 5, 2012 | College
It was the night before Valentine's Day during my freshman year of college and I lay in my dorm room watching the clock. With every breath I took, my heart sank deeper. He should be back by now.
Jay Conison

BIO

What is Legal Education Good For?

Jay Conison | September 5, 2012 | College
Schools are artificially narrowing what counts as a successful outcome of legal education. There is no justification for this restriction and it is inconsistent with deeper statements about what law school is good for.
Cody Brotter

BIO

Confessions of an Ex-CONAN Intern

Cody Brotter | September 5, 2012 | College
Collegiates and their parents alike should listen up to this success story.
Christine A. Scheller

BIO

Christian Colleges Doing Diversity Well

Christine A. Scheller | September 5, 2012 | Religion
While these and other Christian college leaders press ahead in embracing a multi-racial future, friends at secular institutions tell Joel Perez that the diversity conversation is changing. Instead of being driven by a black-white binary, it has become much more nuanced.
Uloop

BIO

Displacement

Uloop | September 5, 2012 | College
On graduation day, the gap between college and the real world looks deceptively nonexistent. It feels so similar that it's hard to distinguish that it is different; truly an end to an era.
Joaquin Sosa

BIO

Destination: Pyramid Lake, Nevada Mission: National Family Service Outing

Joaquin Sosa | September 5, 2012 | Green
We are heading out to remove graffiti and repaint old picnic stands. We couldn't ask for a more wild place to volunteer to keep the outdoors beautiful. This is Pyramid Lake, Nevada!
Christopher Haugh

BIO

When Compromise Goes Awry

Christopher Haugh | September 5, 2012 | Politics
It is we, the millennial college graduates, who will make this country great again. Now is a time to send us a vote of confidence, not shackle us further.
Maya Enista Smith

BIO

Mobilizing Millennials

Maya Enista Smith | September 5, 2012 | Impact
As a first-generation American, I am proud to live in the greatest country on earth, and proud to be a member of a generation that believes we can be even greater -- for my son, and for all members of America's next generation.