It may seem like there's very little you can do while you wait, but if you're still in line for an interview at one of your top choice schools, this is one area where you can truly set yourself apart.
Some nations are on a path to sustained environmental and human health, while many countries struggle to meet essential needs. To manage our shared planet, we have to take stock of where we stand.
The big news is that Dizengoff will be opening in New York's Chelsea Market (home of the Food Network and many boutique-y dining outposts) in the next few months. This is a first-of-its kind concept in the U.S., and with hummus so ubiquitous it is a wonder that there aren't already a dozen or so in America.
Free expression has not been stifled at Yale. We are functioning just the way a collegiate community should in attending to these challenges. Having surfaced important differences in experience and perspective, our campus community is searching in good faith for ways to recognize and address them.
Who makes a decision to pursue a doctoral degree at Columbia University, Teachers College, as a young married woman with a two year old toddler and another baby on the way? That would be me.
It's possible to usher in a new era of sensitive and inclusive dialogue that is not hyper-sensitive. It's possible to improve the campus sensitivity to microaggressions without making them punishable offenses. Students are so sensitive, and this is one of their best qualities.
Authenticity, honesty, and compassion -- this is how the revolution for brain health starts. As the year and the holiday season draw to a close, we celebrate our favorite books of the year: inspirational reads that provide hope and take us one step closer to our goal of educated awareness and acceptance for all.
I think if Hillary can get a little of her '70s groove on, her idealism instead of her cynicism, we will meet her halfway with our own, less hope-less selves. Let's not be NIMBY about the election as well as low-income housing and halfway houses. Let's be In My Back Yard. Let's believe. Tinkerbell, do you hear me?
The overwhelming attention to presidential polls and political catfights, for example, has relegated serious discussion of education, jobs, the environment and the vulnerability of infrastructure -- to name a few issues -- to the back burner in our national discourse.
As you may or may not have heard, there is a movement currently fomenting on college campuses that has evolved into a protest against being offended. Yes, you read correctly, those wacky Millennials are at it again, and this time they are targeting an edict that most people assumed was at the core of their beliefs - the absolute right of free speech.
A campaign to honor the struggle to end slavery in the United States is an excellent social studies project to engage students as active citizens responding to racism and in shaping the future the United States.
Recent events on college campuses have prompted college leaders to pledge much to their students. Here is what students needed to hear. Dear Campus...
One outgrowth of the debate over racial injustice has been the effort to rename monuments with racially offensive names, faces or connotations, and to replace symbols that have reflected a painful, objectionable and often unacknowledged legacy
There is a conversation Black faculty often have with Black students that we rarely mention in public, let alone in mixed company. The tone of this exchange differs to some extent if the student are U.S. born or from the diaspora. It follows discussions that open their consciousness as they grapple with accepting an inescapable truth -- they are Black.
The United State of America has the greatest conservatories in the world. Our student orchestras are simply astounding by any standards. Maybe it's time to consider amateur sports as another way for us to approach our young performing musical artists.
Welcome to Christianity in the Ivory Tower, or a guide to the inner knowledge and folk wisdom of The Village. For starters: the more Americans, espe...