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It Is Time to Eliminate "Otherness"

Guneet Kaur Chawla | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Guneet Kaur Chawla

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.

Look at the Incredible Progress of Apple's Campus 2

Fernando Bruccoleri | Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology
Fernando Bruccoleri

from the ground you can see nothing more than "Under construction" signs posted on walls, and the progress of the campus has largely been hidden from the public gaze.

Thought the 'Rolling Stone' Article Was Bad?

Francesca Bessey | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Francesca Bessey

In light of these facts, in light of my own rape and the rapes of too many of my friends at the hands of their peers, I do wonder: Whose credibility is really to be doubted here? Jackie's, or the public peanut gallery that has diluted sexual assault down to a number and a date?

10 Things I Learned From Visiting the Facebook Campus

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I visited the Facebook campus, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California. and here are 10 things I learned: 1. There is such a thing as a free lunch (bre...

The 10 Most Liberal Colleges

College Magazine | Posted 11.18.2014 | College
College Magazine

Imagine a college where protests break out on the quad as often as the on-campus wind turbine produces electricity. At each of these schools, open-minded students feel at home in the company of peers who aren't afraid to voice their opinions.

Lowering Sexual Assault on College Campuses and in the Military Starts in Elementary School

Mike Domitrz | Posted 11.16.2014 | Education
Mike Domitrz

If we really want to reduce sexual assault in the military and on college campuses, the lessons of respect, consent and bystander intervention need to be instilled in elementary education through high school.

Dear Ernest, #2: Let's Get Real About Campus Leadership

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

It might sound cliché at a glance, but there is actually a way you can still be yourself while also being the kind of person that exults leadership.

The Power of Bricks and Mortar

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

"Learning is a complex, holistic, multi-centric activity that occurs throughout and across the college experience." Learning Reconsidered, a NASPA wh...

Reinventing the Log: Why NYU Abu Dhabi Matters

Arthur E. Levine | Posted 05.24.2014 | Education
Arthur E. Levine

I don't mean to imply that NYU Abu Dhabi is a panacea. It is a new institution that has had a luxury that no existing college can have: starting from scratch and dreaming of what an undergraduate education should be in the 21st century.

Is it possible to be pro-Israel and pro-Palestine?

Brandon Faske | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Brandon Faske

Dialogue is the only solution. For Israel, long term viability as a Jewish, democratic state in lieu a two-state solution could be demographically impossible. Two states for two peoples to express self-determination is the way forward.

The Drug From Limitless Is Available for Purchase on Your College Campus

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?

Students Challenge College Sexual Assault Policies

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses.  The  Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...

Why Own a Car?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We depend on insurance companies to likely rip us off as insured members. We depend on foreign oil from far away lands (some unfriendly) to feed the metal beasts we drive. Is that still a pleasure you think? But what if we only need a car every other day, or only on weekends, or only twice a month?

Millennials Meet to "reRoute" Our Economy

Keith Harrington | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
Keith Harrington

In case you missed it, this past spring students at over a dozen universities and colleges across North America gathered on their campuses to lay the ...

Can The Best American Universities Stand On Their Own Abroad?

Posted 03.27.2013 | College

Universities are building branch campuses around the world, but can an ivory-tower education really be exported without destroying the original missio...

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

In Sandy's Wake: Lessons For College Students And Their Parents

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

My family is one of the fortunate ones, but it is my hope that sharing our lessons will help college students and their families maximize safety in the face of any disaster.

Access to Higher Education as a Deep Principle

Jonathan Lash | Posted 11.05.2012 | College
Jonathan Lash

They have attended U.S. schools and worked hard enough to gain entrance to elite colleges, yet are prohibited from receiving federal financial assistance of any kind, including work-study funds. As a result, they lose the chance for a college education. This is neither fair nor wise.

The True Meaning of Convocation

Dr. Stephen M. Gavazzi | Posted 10.23.2012 | Education
Dr. Stephen M. Gavazzi

For the academic community, the good tidings of great joy surround the welcoming activities for the incoming freshmen and/or the capstone celebrations for the graduating seniors. To wit, it is really all about our recognition of the scholarly circle of life. One comes in, another goes out.

How To Deal With College 'Culture Shock'

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Teen

By Hannah Orenstein The transition from high school to college is undoubtedly one of the biggest you'll make throughout your life. Some of those ch...

The Power of Hello

Sam Sommers | Posted 05.06.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

Happiness isn't a prerequisite for smiling; sometimes smiling is what makes you happier. By the same token, remind yourself to say hello and you actually contribute to a friendlier and more inclusive climate.

Cambridge Students Outraged That Dominque Strauss-Kahn Speaking On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.27.2012 | College

College students in Britain have declared they do not want Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, to speak on the...

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

Does Harvard Want Bold Thinkers or Good Little Boys and Girls?

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Harvard has missed something that I fear much of our society has lost sight of: Even if by some weird and lucky coincidence we happened to be right about every belief we cherish, we nevertheless tend not to understand why we hold those values until they are challenged.

How Schools Are Saving The Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Good professors know that discussing nature in the confines of a classroom is not likely to stir the soul, no matter how enlightening the lesson. What awakens, they realize, is experience. Getting hands dirty. Immersion.