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No More Alma Maters?

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

We must work together to fix the problems of accountability, accessibility and affordability of higher education for all people living in the United States.

Universities Hold the Key for DC-Area Entrepreneurship

Paul Mandell | Posted 02.21.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

An entrepreneurial culture is alive and well in the nation's capital, bolstered by a wave of successful startups of various shapes and sizes that are creating jobs and improving the world.

These Colleges Are Minting Moneymaker Grads!

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Choosing which college or university you want to spend the first four years of your independence (if you're lucky enough to get away from home) requires high schoolers to consider a lot of things at such a young tender age.

Advice for December Graduates

Paul Mandell | Posted 02.16.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

For those college students graduating this month, and gearing up to find employment, this season can be the most stressful time of year.

Institutions Need to Manage Change to Ensure Future Success

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. William J. Carroll

There once was a time when students attended a particular university to study under a particular scholar. This hearkens back to a long ago time when teachers were itinerant with their students in tow. Those times are no more.

Veterans at Duke: Optimistic Face Masks a Troubling Reality

Logan Mehl-Laituri | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Logan Mehl-Laituri

At a university with the 15th largest endowment in the country, it troubles me that not one dollar is allocated for permanent staff, programming, or space dedicated specifically to veterans.

Giving Our Kids Hope for a Better Future

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

The U.S. Department of Labor's employment report for August has been released and, whatever it shows overall, we would be remiss if we ignored youth unemployment in particular.

What 2013's Graduates Need to Know About Repaying Student Loans

Jodi Okun | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Jodi Okun

Without a plan these recent graduates could become part of the one in 10 who defaults on their student loans, risking high penalties and ruining their credit ratings before they even get into a full-time career.

Graduates! Leap Into Your Passion and Purpose -- Profits Will Come!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Kathy Andersen

With each option that comes to you, a vibration will emerge from within you. That is your true self bursting into life, and it is your best compass to feel whether the opportunity is right for you, beyond any rational analysis.

Gifts for Dads and Grads!

Jane Buckingham | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Looking for some great gifts for your Dad or your Grad? Check these out!

Study Finds That Immigration Aids H.S. Graduation Rates For Native-Born Students

Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Higher levels of immigration increased high-school graduation rates among native-born children, particularly among black students, according to econom...

Class of 2012: This May Be Your Last Best Chance

Jimmy Dahroug | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Jimmy Dahroug

You'll have the rest of your life to be conventional graduates. Now is the time to chase your dreams, while you're still young enough to start over if you fall.

So Long and Thanks for All the Gray Hairs

Anna Hiatt | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Anna Hiatt

The peanut gallery sat crowded together atop the bleachers. The 10 months of journalism school went by in a caffeinated, sleepless haze.

U.S. To Fall Short Of 2025 College Grads Goal -- By 24 Million Degrees

| Jon Marcus | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Despite persistent appeals from policymakers and politicians to increas...

HOPE Program Arms Graduates With Job Confidence, New Suits

Posted 02.02.2012 | Good News

Troy Baptiste used to get into trouble. After he got laid off in 2010, he said he made a few "bad decisions" and was incarcerated. But today, after gr...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Oberlin College Students Join Occupy Wall Street Protesters | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.24.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- As their classmates spent fall break putting finishing touches on fellowship and graduate school applications, a group of Oberlin College ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Confidence, Career Certainty Are Keys To Helping Young Adults Find And Keep Jobs | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.29.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May, Emma Goldstein moved back in with her parents and quickly learned to adj...

Is There Hope for Business Graduates?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

I'm an optimist. A crisis of this kind forces us to face up to hard problems and one of the things I've learned is that it is often when work is hardest that you are learning the most.

10 Emerging Artists To Watch

Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is considered one of the top three graduate arts programs in the country and offers a Master of Fine...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

JOB WANTED: A Recent Grad Looks For Work On A Street Corner | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.26.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Fueled by equal parts desperation and frustration, Dianez Smith took to the street. During the peak of Washington, D.C.'s Wednesday mo...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Is College Worth The Cost Of Admission? | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.17.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Erik Peterson started questioning the worth of college right about the time he graduated. Faced with a lack of better options, Peterson...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Newly Graduated and Scrambling For Full-Time Jobs | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.15.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- For David Cristello, the jobs are catch as catch can. Cristello, 23, currently holds down five part-time jobs. Come summer, when h...

What Does the Future Hold for Them?

David Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Applebaum

Architecture school is as much an education in how to see the world, and how to create within that world as it is to design a building. I have often wondered what happened to that lost generation of talent.

Emily Bennington's Even Worse Advice for Recent College Graduates

Zac Bissonnette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Zac Bissonnette

This is about as much of a buyer's market for new hires as the housing market in Flint, Michigan: if buyers have any issues with the one they're looking at now, there's a line of others desperately seeking attention.

Forget Debt, I Hope I Won't Be Graduating in Mountains of Doubt

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

College taught me to believe in human potential, but in post-grad adulthood, it's all too common to express doubt in another's ability, and to do so as if it were some sign of wisdom.