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Terrorism Is Not An Existential Threat To France, But Life In France Is Fraying At The Edges

The Conversation US | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
The Conversation US

Jihadism does not represent an existential threat to France: its very existence is not threatened. But the social fabric of life in France is fraying at the edges.

Eliminating inequalities needs affirmative action

The Conversation US | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

The Supreme Court has upheld the affirmative action admission policy of University of Texas. Abigail Fisher, a white woman, applied to the University...

The Iliad is doing hard time and the inmates love it

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 05.19.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

Maximum-security inmates at a New Jersey prison have been learning about the literary world with Rutgers University associate professor Emily Allen-Ho...

The Women at Bedford Prison Writing Their Own History

Radhika Balakrishnan | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Radhika Balakrishnan

The Crossing Borders Conference is a part of Marymount Manhattan College's (MMC) program at Bedford, and the gathering is, I believe, like no other. Students and faculty from the 71st Street campus meet at Bedford, where student-inmates present their work, as in any academic conference.

Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Judith S. Weis in white shirt, surrounded by fans, including this author, at Aquarium of the Pacific Lecture What if you could get an overview of al...

'Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits' -- A Must-See Exhibition of Digital Writing

Illya Szilak | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts
Illya Szilak

As the punning title suggests, this thoughtfully installed exhibition is concerned with the interplay between materiality and virtuality, content and form, and meaning and sensory perception.

From Syria to SoHo: The Message of the Malek Jandali Trio

Hamzah Raza | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts
Hamzah Raza

Malek Jandali is a critically-acclaimed Syrian composer and pianist. A naturalized American citizen, Jandali has used the power of music to impact the...

Fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream: the Role for Higher Education

The Conversation US | Posted 01.18.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

We -- the universities -- are the ones sitting in the midst of these realities, facing the choice between being walled citadels that separate the privileged from the uninvited other or being welcoming hubs connecting young individuals with opportunity.

Not Your Mother's IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Over the past 25 years, IVF -- the technology, the science, the success rates, the process -- has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks in pursuit of starting a family.

Newark's Art Scene Speaks Volumes in Glass

Isa Freeling | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Some exciting things are happening in Newark, New Jersey. It is quickly becoming a new cultural hub. Its Gateway project located in the Gateway Center (built in 1932), is becoming the centerpiece of this extraordinary renaissance. The brainchild of two amazing women.

City Guide: New Brunswick, New Jersey - Home of Rutgers University

College Tourist | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

New Brunswick, New Jersey is home to none other than Rutgers University, one of the largest research universities in the nation.

Vanderbilt's Stallings and His Coaching Ilk Need to 'Grow Up'

Ken Reed | Posted 05.02.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

I don't have a big problem with Vanderbilt deciding not to suspend Stallings. The bigger issue is the on-going prevalence of boorish, autocratic, "kick-'em in the butt" style coaches in this country, especially at the high school and youth levels.

Changing Your Major Late in the Game: You Can Do It!

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Roughly 80% of students change their majors at least once during the course of their four years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. College helps you decide what kind of person you are and the career best suited for you.

Who Owns Student Artwork?

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Going to college (for art students and everyone else) is an opportunity to be exposed to a wide range of ideas, academic and practical pursuits, but by enrolling in a college both the student and the institution enter into a legally binding agreement.

Exploring The Mental Disorders Of 'Seinfeld' Characters

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

"Seinfeld" fans love the show's characters specifically because they each embody their own kind of crazy, and now a professor of psychiatry is using t...

Are You Connection Worthy? Managing Your LinkedIn Presence

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

By following these basic tips you will be not only be looking more professional, but acting more professional. Your network will expand properly and you will definitely be the connection worth having on LinkedIn!

College Football and Tuesday's Elections

Glen Browder | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

Three of my political science colleagues conducted research showing that winning/losing that Saturday game could boost or cost the incumbent party and its gubernatorial candidate an average of 10 percent in the Tuesday election.

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

Steve Horn | Posted 10.24.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's (R-La.) "green billionaire's club" report published by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine.

The Actress Who Became Rutgers' Youngest Female Grad

OWN | Posted 08.19.2014 | OWN

By the 1970s, Rutgers University had long established a reputation as one of the country's academic leaders. Broadway actress Sheryl Lee Ralph was ju...

Kids in the Middle: Media's Unique Roles for Children of Immigrants

David Kleeman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

Months ago, PlayCollective and the Children's Media Association produced an exchange between industry executives and academics on "bridging the gap" between these fields, toward incorporating research insights into media content for kids.

Teen's Ballot Joke Lands Him Job As GOP Politician

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

A 19-year-old college student accidentally launched a political career when he wrote his own name in for an election category no one else bothered to ...

The 12 Most Unique College Courses In America

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.23.2014 | College

Every college in America boasts that one life-changing class with that one legendary professor. If you’re lucky enough to be in such a class, you su...

Graduating College Women Talk About "The Douglass Difference"

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.28.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

On May 17, 2014, Margaret Frimpong, Gabrielle Rossi, Dawn Angelicca Barcelona, Jenae Keith, and Khoobi Gangdev graduated from Douglass Residential College along with 439 other women. These graduates joined a long list of alumnae (more than 36,000) since its founding in 1918.

All College Commencement Speakers to Be Replaced by Unfinished Wooden Blocks

Spencer Green | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"We don't want to take the chance of upsetting the delicate sensibilities of any students, faculty members, or future automatons," says Horace P. Ollhurst, President of Wossamatta University.

Rutgers Should Rescind Their Invitation to Dr. Rice

Sami H. Elmansoury | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Sami H. Elmansoury

I find it concerning that Rutgers University would choose to utilize an occasion that is intended to set its students forward on a path of both honesty and integrity to celebrate an individual with such a disturbing track record.