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Students Turn to Internet to Build Online Presence, Showcase Work

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2013 | 6:17 PM

For Grace Bodey, a senior at Buena Vista University in Iowa, maintaining an Internet presence is important for her potential career path. The aspiring graphic designer has created personal profiles on websites such as WordPress, Behance and LinkedIn to easily share her...

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Nine 'No Confidence' Votes That Made Headlines in 2012-2013

(1) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 1:45 PM

Emory University's College of Arts and Sciences faculty voted this past spring on whether they had confidence in the school's president, James Wagner. The vote came in the aftermath of Wagner's publication of a controversial column in Emory Magazine, in which he cited the Three-Fifths Compromise...

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For Some Professors, Twitter Is a Tool for Fostering Discussion

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 5:47 PM

Rather than only using social media sites in their spare time, the students in lecturer Shawn Peters' "Narratives of Justice and Equality in Multicultural America" class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison use Twitter as soon as they enter the classroom.

Peters displays a Twitter screen to his students...

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Commencement Speakers: Sparking Debate and Discussion on College Campuses

(1) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 1:27 PM

For students, college graduation marks a time at which, with diploma in hand, you walk off the stage and look forward to the next phase of life.

Often, colleges shed light on the important nature of graduation with the invitation of a keynote commencement speaker. It's a process that even...

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In Some States, Proposed Legislation Could Alter College Campus Gun Laws

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 11:10 AM

Gun control is a topic that's dominated the news in the past few months. State legislatures are currently in the process of reviewing various bills calling for changes to concealed weapons carrying policies across the United States.

In many cases, proposed legislation could impact college students. States such as...

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In Digital Age, Social Media Impacts College Journalism

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 5:13 PM

The evidence of a digital revolution in journalism is only mounting: Newsweek has moved from print to completely online after 80 years of publication, and Internet news sources like The Huffington Post and Patch are rising in popularity.

But social media is increasingly becoming...

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Job Networking Through Social Media: The Advantages of LinkedIn for College Students

(4) Comments | Posted January 18, 2013 | 3:54 PM

We live in a digital age, with social media sites like Facebook and Twitter dominating web traffic. And with the growth of LinkedIn -- "the world's largest professional network," as its slogan proclaims -- many of us as college students are not only interacting online with friends but also networking...

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