I consider teaching to be a privilege, and consider myself lucky to have loved my job. Shepherding talents like DeLeo's, witnessing her insight, hard work, growth and self-rescue, there is no greater satisfaction for a teacher than this.
Despite the sticker shock, the public has consistently believed that college is worth the money -- though questions that mention actual dollar amounts tend to leave respondents somewhat more skeptical.
One week ago, Adam Grant was the featured speaker for H'University, a social impact initiative by Harry's where University students are able to hear from different influencers from different industries and backgrounds.
I do think that changing how I engage with the past is the key to helping me be a better person. I hope I can take my power back by being peaceful. I hope that I can recognize that while my rape will never be OK, I will be.
The college search and application process for prospective students is really picking up speed, especially for the class of 2019. Maybe you are feeling a bit overwhelmed -- sifting through all that information?
Amidst what seems like 1,000 panel discussions in 1,000 Washington, DC conference rooms every month, a truly revolutionary idea for unlocking business growth emerged from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just before Thanksgiving.
For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.
Passwords are things we have to draw upon and remember in our daily lives, so making one to help you eat healthier or to remind you of a hardship that you overcame and don't want to go back to is probably one of the most clever things I have ever heard of.
Higher education administrators need to recognize and acknowledge that institutionalized gender discrimination -- combined with a sense of privilege and entitlement for men -- cannot be separated from the sexual harassment and misogyny that women experience both on campus and after graduation.
Love may not raise test scores. But I think it creates the kind of safety net that helps people develop the kind of resilience and skills and motivation they need to fight through whatever lack of privilege they may have been born into.
The documentary Ivory Tower debuts tonight on CNN, and it identifies some very real problems with higher education in this country. It is unacceptable that we would ignore the message of Ivory Tower at our own peril.
In an age where the news coming out of the world is more than often depressing, this is particularly true for historically black colleges and universities; there are occasional glimmers of sunshine on the horizon.