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Powerful 'Mugshot' Photos Reverse Ugly Stereotypes Of Black Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices

Artist EJ Brown is fed up with the media perpetuating damaging and destructive stereotypes of black men. Specifically, the 25-year-old Point Park U...

What's the 'Value Added' of a College Degree?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Perhaps the time has come to develop metrics that matter. Are we assessing whether a college or university is a "going concern," measuring workforce development, or looking for productive citizens who can adapt their communities, however they define them, to the global economy?

One Venn Diagram That Every College Graduate Should Give A Good Long Look

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.16.2015 | Comedy

What a long, strange journey it's been. And you thought THAT was tough.

Psst, College Grads: If You Want to Succeed in Business, Start Meditating Now

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

It's that time of year when a new class of college graduates eagerly enters the workforce. Ambitious young professionals, just starting out it in their careers want to go above and beyond the job description, stand out to their employers, and establish themselves as superstars. Wellness is essential to sustainable career success and it's important that graduates entering the workforce make it a priority. Here's how:

College Mouth

Gary Rich | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Gary Rich

My daughter is about to graduate from college and was fortunate enough to receive a job offer from a great company. While I'm thrilled for her, I'm simultaneously terrified -- this gives me only a few short weeks to eradicate what we're calling, around my house, a bad case of College Mouth.

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

Katie Donovan | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

Did school teach you the skill for the job and the career center teach you how to get the first job? Yup, but most likely no one taught you about all the things that can happen in the first job. Here are five tips to help negotiate the early part of your career and beyond.

#AOLBUILD Presents #BuiltByGirls

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents 5 girls who code who have been making waves at the Cambio offices. Graduates of Reshma Saujani's GWC p...

11 Options for MBA Graduates to Launch Their Careers

Simon Tam | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

As MBA graduates, we have amazing opportunities and choices available, even if we don't realize it. All we have to do is take some of that entrepreneurship and research ability learned in the program and apply it to our own lives as if it were a startup.

A Special Message to the Graduates: Now Is the Time!

Ash Cash | Posted 07.24.2014 | Black Voices
Ash Cash

Greetings and Salutations my fellow graduates! Welcome to the absolute first day of the rest of our lives! Today is the day that we continue to make our dreams come true!

To The Graduates

Leslie Handler | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

So what could I say that might make a difference? I would tell them about three things: kindness, moderation and passion.

Six Degrees of Education

Melanie Young | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Melanie Young

This month around the nation, dignitaries and celebrities are sharing words of wisdom with eager graduates at high school, college, and university commencements. I am still waiting for my invitation to speak. But, if I were asked, here is an abbreviated version of what I would say. I call it "Six Degrees of Education."

Money Tips for New College Grads

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Neale Godfrey

Welcome to the real world, class of 2014. You're probably swamped with student loan debt, and just entering your chosen career field -- if you're lucky. But, now is the time to secure your financial future by taking charge today.

Here's Proof You Made The Right Decision In Going To College

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | College

If you're a recent college graduate, there's a good chance that you're feeling at least a little anxious as you take your next steps into adult life a...

The 3 Things Every College Graduate Should Know

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

As many people exchange their well-worn student IDs for brand new alumni discount cards, they are being bombarded with information -- from credit card offers, to (hopefully) job offers, to advice from authority figures -- irrespective of their actual authority or right to dispense worldly wisdom.

Advice for College Graduates: Treat Your Career Like a Startup

Panos Panay | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Panos Panay

Here's to the new graduating class. Here's to them changing our world.

No More Alma Maters?

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

We must work together to fix the problems of accountability, accessibility and affordability of higher education for all people living in the United States.

Universities Hold the Key for DC-Area Entrepreneurship

Paul Mandell | Posted 04.22.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

An entrepreneurial culture is alive and well in the nation's capital, bolstered by a wave of successful startups of various shapes and sizes that are creating jobs and improving the world.

These Colleges Are Minting Moneymaker Grads!

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Choosing which college or university you want to spend the first four years of your independence (if you're lucky enough to get away from home) requires high schoolers to consider a lot of things at such a young tender age.

Advice for December Graduates

Paul Mandell | Posted 02.16.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

For those college students graduating this month, and gearing up to find employment, this season can be the most stressful time of year.

Institutions Need to Manage Change to Ensure Future Success

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. William J. Carroll

There once was a time when students attended a particular university to study under a particular scholar. This hearkens back to a long ago time when teachers were itinerant with their students in tow. Those times are no more.

Veterans at Duke: Optimistic Face Masks a Troubling Reality

Logan (Mehl-Laituri) Isaac | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
 Logan (Mehl-Laituri) Isaac

At a university with the 15th largest endowment in the country, it troubles me that not one dollar is allocated for permanent staff, programming, or space dedicated specifically to veterans.

Giving Our Kids Hope for a Better Future

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

The U.S. Department of Labor's employment report for August has been released and, whatever it shows overall, we would be remiss if we ignored youth unemployment in particular.

What 2013's Graduates Need to Know About Repaying Student Loans

Jodi Okun | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Jodi Okun

Without a plan these recent graduates could become part of the one in 10 who defaults on their student loans, risking high penalties and ruining their credit ratings before they even get into a full-time career.

Graduates! Leap Into Your Passion and Purpose -- Profits Will Come!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Kathy Andersen

With each option that comes to you, a vibration will emerge from within you. That is your true self bursting into life, and it is your best compass to feel whether the opportunity is right for you, beyond any rational analysis.

Gifts for Dads and Grads!

Jane Buckingham | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Looking for some great gifts for your Dad or your Grad? Check these out!