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My Rapist Might Not Know He's a Rapist

Jess Davidson | Posted 02.04.2016 | College
Jess Davidson

There was an obvious difference in the way my rapist and I had interpreted the incident, and his response gave little indication of any remorse for the irreparable damage done that night. A disturbing thought formed: What if he doesn't know what he's done?

The Self-Employed Artist Trying to Survive in the Free Market

Jennifer Rivera | Posted 02.03.2016 | Arts
Jennifer Rivera

We don't need fewer trained artists. We need to create more opportunities for them that allow them to earn a living.

The Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Laura Vogel, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Courtesy Southern Methodist University To achieve "higher learning" requires a bit of inspiration-...

Colleges Face Challenges in the Entrepreneur Arms Race

Amy Rosen | Posted 02.03.2016 | Education
Amy Rosen

Entrepreneurs and college have had an "it's complicated" relationship for quite some time. In fact, the entrepreneur who's famous for making that phrase famous, was a college drop out.

Millennial Advocates Rally Students to Tackle College Loan Debt Crisis (Video)

GVH Live | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

Across the country, students and graduates alike have been simmering over the growing issue of college loans. Now, with national student debt pushing well past $1.2 trillion,concerned activists are primed to pressure lawmakers to act before the problem boils over.

What Does Entrepreneurship Mean to the Individual? Ivy Capital Management: A Look into the World of Young Financial Entrepreneurs

Nelson Dong | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Nelson Dong

"The early bird gets the worm." At no point in history has this time-tested idiom been more relevant than it is today. Millennials are a generation ...

Career Experts Share Their Tips For Graduates In The Digital Sector

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Sofia Katsali

I decided to round up three online industry heavy-hitters to give you expert advice on what tips they have for you as you're looking to break into the business. I spoke with some of the hardest working professionals in the digital industry and here's the career advice they wanted to share with you.

Life After University: Is Anybody Out There?

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Sofia Katsali

So you finally made it. After many sleepless nights and junk food, you finally hold your newly acquired polished undergraduate degree. Was it worth it? That's up to you and how you're going to handle the next phase in your life. It's a frustrating place to be, I know.

To Charles Koch, Professors are Lobbyists

Connor Gibson | Posted 01.28.2016 | Education
Connor Gibson

From 2005-2014, Koch spent $109.7 million on 361 distinct campuses, according to Greenpeace's updated analysis of IRS filings from Koch's nonprofit foundations.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

Digital, IoT, Mobile and Gen-Z - Shaping A New Norm For Higher-Ed?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Scott MacFarland

Photo Credit: Pexels.com (CC0) License Technology, the crazy speed of innovation adoption and behavioral trends of our times are fascinating things...

What Whiteness History Month Is Already Teaching Us

Simon Tam | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Simon Tam

In Portland, Oregon, a brave community college launched a new project that "seeks to inspire innovative and practical solutions to community issues an...

Utilities Exert Influence Through Universities to Sway Regulatory and Political Debate

Gabe Elsner | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Through university courses, conferences, and reports facilitated by academic staff, the utility industry and its trade association, the Edison Electric Institute, have boosted lobbying efforts targeting state government officials and decision makers.

I Salute My Bullies for Rejecting Me and Leading Me to Success

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Yes, I was bullied in high school! And yes, that bullying led me to being authentic and using the factors that lead to me being bullied to be a succ...

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.

What Cecil John Rhodes Will Said About Who Should Get Scholarships

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.18.2016 | College
The Conversation Africa

In the wake of the #RhodesMustFall campaign, which resulted in his statue being removed from the University of Cape Town, students at Oxford have clamored for another statue at Oriel College Oxford to be removed.

Wikipedia, the Year of Science, and What That Means

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.15.2016 | Science
Craig Newmark

Folks, good news: 2016 is the Wikipedia Year of Science. While every year should be the year of science (says the old school nerd), this is a specific initiative to improve Wikipedia's potential for communicating science to the public.

Answering Common Questions About the FAFSA

SALT | Posted 01.14.2016 | College
SALT

Some higher education institutions require you to fill out multiple financial aid applications, but they all require at least one -- the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Technical Education and Competitiveness

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 01.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

Argentina is facing serious challenges. In the coming years, the country will need to modernize its economy, improve citizen security, and reestablish its position in the world. Above all, it must deal with a major human capital shortfall in order to expand its workforce and deepen its talent pool.

South Africa's Universities May Not Be Ready for the Latest Crop of School Leavers

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

When South Africa's annual matric results are announced, it is important to listen to what is said -- and, more importantly, to what is not.

Man's Search for Meaning Revisited

Dr. Michael S. Brophy | Posted 01.04.2016 | Education
Dr. Michael S. Brophy

This is what we signed up for when we chose higher education as our vocation. Let's listen, really listen, to our students and consider their search for meaning. What is their gathering storm? What do they know that we have missed, our senses dulled by so many things?

Teaching America

Jay Halfond | Posted 12.29.2015 | College
Jay Halfond

Over the last five years, the influx of foreign students has grown almost fifty percent. One of America's great economic success stories is its higher education - which exports academic programs abroad by importing over one million students annually from other countries.

College Protesters Are Not a Threat to Free Speech

Alan Singer | Posted 12.23.2015 | College
Alan Singer

I have never been invited to be a college commencement speaker, because of my ideas, and also because I will not bring in donor dollars. In this country money drives access. By the way, if a college is interested, I charge much less than Condoleezza Rice.

Jedi Master's Degree? Academics Survey the Star Wars Galaxy

Christopher King | Posted 12.17.2015 | Science
Christopher King

Short of holing up in a cave on the ice planet Hoth, it's been nearly impossible to avoid the advertising onslaught and social-media buzz surroundin...

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Harvard Student Built a $18M Fintech Startup to Solve His Own Payments Problem

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

A lot of people say that in order to start a company, you must be knowledgeable in the space that you're trying to enter. While this is true for most entrepreneurs, sometimes, what is more important is the problem you're trying to solve.