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The Life Out Loud: How to Get SWAG

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.12.2011 | College
MeiMei Fox

Vineet Singal is living proof that you don't need even two decades under your belt to get busy taking on the world.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Do College Professors Earn Their Keep? | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.07.2011 | College

For years, state legislators, parents, and even his own boss had been hectoring Frank Ashley, the vice chancellor of academic affairs for the Texas A&...

8 Things Your Prof Cares (or Doesn't Care) About in Class

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Do feel free to surf the web or text in class and don't hesitate to make fun of your professor for his strong New York accent. Just be sure to read the fine print when the final exam rolls around.

WATCH: FOR THE LOVE OF ART: NYU Professor Gets Camera Implanted In Head

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NYU Professor and artist Wafaa Bilal had a camera surgically implanted onto his head for an art project called "The 3rd I." Commissioned for the Decem...

"Do You Really Like Living Here?" A Foreigner's Perspective on Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

(This article originally appeared in Newsweek Japan on October 28, 2010 in Japanese) "Do you really like living in Tokyo?" is a question I am often a...

Don't Jail Me Bro! Bail Me Out Mr. Prof Man

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

My classroom syllabus says: No legal advice questions! Yet, I still get telephone calls from students, usually when it's too late -- after they have a court date.

Five Ways to Ace College Exams

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Except on open-ended questions, professors are usually looking for some specific responses. Why make that professor search all throughout your flowery paragraphs for those answers?

Books That Crush Intolerance

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

With a nod to Santayana, many feel that history's greatest lesson is the ability it can afford one to travel back in time, to discover one's self, in ...

The Case for Humor in the College Classroom

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

As college professors nationwide prepare for a new academic year, my message for them is simple: Lighten up! Your students just might engage and learn.

Amy Bishop's Alleged Attack: Angry Professor Shot Colleagues Methodically, Says Survivor

AP | JAY REEVES and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — When a young woman in Massachusetts killed her brother with a shotgun blast in 1986, authorities waited more than a week to q...

Twitter Cofounder Biz Stone Plays Nutty Professor To Promote Twitter In 2006 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Back in 2006, Twitter (then known as Twttr) was an up-start, little-known microblogging site. In this 2006 video called 'Twttr 101', Twitter cofound...

Play Gender Bias Bingo!

Joan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joan Williams

For over a decade, I have studied thirty years of experimental social psychology studies of gender bias. One message is clear -- gender bias, alas, is alive and well.

Crossing Washington Square: A Chick Lit Author Hits Her Stride

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview Joanne Rendell, author of Crossing Washington Square. This is intelligent chick lit, an engaging story beautifully told.

Where You Sit Is Where You Stand (on Crowley-Gates)

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Natalie Holder-Winfield

Many blacks cheered Obama for saying that Sgt. Crowley acted stupidly. They wanted more public dialogues on race. Instead, last night they saw a white guy get over again.

Beer Metaphor Becomes Frosty-Cold Reality

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the first president to not just accept the premise of the "having a beer" test, but to embrace it and turn it into reality.

The Prisoners' Professor

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Richard Shelton's first interest in a prisoner's poetry was born from curiosity rather than charity. In 1970, a convicted murderer named Charles Schm...

It's About Knowledge, Not Experience

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gonzalez

Obama understands that we live in a complicated, nuanced world, one in which cowboy-style "straight talk" does little but earn us dismissive laughs from friends and enemies overseas.