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Mother's Day: A Time To Say Goodbye To Old Grudges

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

Like many women in midlife, I find Mother's Day as much a reminder of a fraught relationship as a celebration of motherhood. The emotional status of our relationship with them is a major factor in our ongoing reinvention.

Be Willing To Dream: Choosing A Life Of Greatness

Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D.

Begin noticing and be careful about keeping your imagination free of thoughts that you do not wish to materialize. Instead, initiate a practice of filling your creative thoughts to overflow with ideas and wishes that you fully intend to manifest.

Today's Most Important Finance Story: Lan T. Pham, Ph.D., Told the CBO the Truth About Mortgage "Securities" and Was Fired for It

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

This knowledge isn't unique or new. What is new is that Dr. Pham brought this forward to the CBO and apparently this information is being suppressed and denied by the CBO and in congressional reports.

Stop Being Such a Girl

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Sugar, spice and everything nice is what little girls are made of. So, what are little boys made of?

Bonnie Kavoussi

If You Lose Your Job, A College Degree May Not Protect You | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

College graduates and advanced degree holders, once they are unemployed, are as vulnerable as high school dropouts to long-term joblessness, a new stu...

My Post-Academic Year

Amanda Krauss | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education
Amanda Krauss

If being "post-academic" means doing things not printed on your transcript, we're all post-academics. Applying knowledge to new situations is the point of an education, or at least it used to be.

Newt Gingrich's Profile

John Blumenthal | Posted 02.07.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Hobbies: Oh my goodness! There are so money... er... I mean many. I like to think a lot. Did I mention that I have a Ph.D from Tulane University?

Listen Up! James Franco Is Reading A Story Aloud In Bed

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

Sometimes you just have to get into bed, pull out your iPhone, and read an Amie Barrodale short story from The Paris Review aloud. If you're James...

Kick Your A!: A Primer

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

The following is an excerpt from Sarah O'Leary's book, "Kick A! How to Ditch Your Type A Personality and live a life you might actually ENJOY!" Stu...

Should Your Kid Apply To Grad School Now?

Jacoba Urist | Posted 11.26.2011 | Parents
Jacoba Urist

Why not encourage them to ride out the recession in the hallowed halls of higher education, and emerge in a few years with some bankable skills and an impressive degree? Well, here's my advice.

How To Get More Women To Study Economics

WSJ | Ben Casselman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

By Ben Casselman of The Wall Street Journal How can we get more women to study economics? Try hiring more female economics professors. That’s ...

Why A College Fund Is An Essential Part Of Your Divorce Settlement

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.11.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Include this life line in your divorce settlement. On June 29-30, 2011, President Bill Clinton brought together over 750 CEOs, NGOs, Nobel Prize wi...

Hypnosis: Why It Is and Isn't Like Mindfulness

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

The following is one in a conversation between Trudy Goodman, Ph.D., Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. and Steven D. Hickman, Psy.D. for an upcoming retreat entitled "Mindfulness in Psychotherapy."

Manga Doctorate? Fans Of Japanese Comics Can Earn Ph.Ds

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

TOKYO — To earn this Ph.D., you need to hit the books – specifically, Japanese comic books. Japan's Kyoto Seika University said Tuesday i...

Universities to Artists: Get a Doctorate?

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists are people who create their own credentials, but a movement may be afoot to create doctoral programs in studio arts.

At Stanford Conference, Humanities PhDs Hope to Storm Silicon Valley

Ruth Starkman | Posted 07.14.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

What can humanities PhDs offer the world outside academia? Is there a larger role for humanists with higher education degrees and advanced knowledge in the world of financial and technological innovation?

Separate Research and Teaching in Graduate Education

Herbert Gans | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Herbert Gans

Imagine a "primitive" culture which prepares its shamans to explore its ancient mysteries and understand its current problems, but then puts them to work minding its young -- and there you have a reasonably fair description of the current state of graduate education in America

Creative Cultural Cross Referencing (How to Link Stephen Sondheim to the Original Siamese Twins)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Let's look at two recent events, play a little cultural mashup, and examine the results.

Professor Challenges Student's PhD.. In Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WINNIPEG -- The University of Manitoba is in court to defend its decision to grant a PhD to a student who failed an exam. University lawyer Jamie K...

New Year, New MLA Dreams

Erica Daigle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Erica Daigle

Merry holiday fun time and new year that hopefully isn't as crappy as 2010!! It's been a while, but I'm back and with absolutely no resolutions. In fa...

The Reusable Starbucks Cup Experiment

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gregory Unruh

No Starbucks barista was willing to refill my returned paper cup. But, interestingly, they were more than happy to refill my returned plastic reusable cup. What's the difference?

From Head Injury to Head Case: 3 Reasons to Expand the NFL Brain Beyond Concussion Awareness

Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.

Cortical damage or bruising of the brain can have a dramatic affect on emotional and physical health. It is about time that public awareness increased regarding this growing problem.

Dr. Janitor: Paradox Or Reality?

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

Gizmodo posted an interesting article earlier this week that says that at least 5,000 janitors working in America have Ph.Ds. Whoa.

Women Earned More Doctoral Degrees Than Men In 2008-2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Women outnumbered men for the first time in achievement of doctoral degrees in the 2008-2009 academic year, a new report details. According to the...

Too Many Books, Too Few Bookcases

Erica Daigle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Erica Daigle

What the placement advisors and dissertation committees don't tell you is that there is a strong possibility that you will be eating ramen noodles again. Or that you will not be able to afford bookshelves for the hundreds of books you own.