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Higher Education's Duty to All Students

Jayson Boyers | Posted 01.27.2013 | College
Jayson Boyers

Our country not only needs a workforce that is invested in life-long learning, but also institutions and universities that share this attitude and are willing to provide students with opportunities to learn at any stage of their career.

Looking for Mr. Right Now

Miranda Frum | Posted 01.26.2013 | Women
Miranda Frum

Girls isn't about women who refuse to grow up -- it's about women who are trying to grow up in a world in which economic prospects are dim; a world in which men and women can't seem to connect meaningfully or trustingly with each other at any level.

Assessing the Future of Higher Education

John Petillo | Posted 01.19.2013 | Education
John Petillo

Are students being saddled with debt at the worst possible time? Can students with a liberal arts education compete in an economy that demands technical skills? And most pointedly: What are students getting for their money?

Why So Many Women Yearn to Be Wives

Susan Shapiro Barash | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women
Susan Shapiro Barash

Few of us can escape what has been etched into our psyches for decades -- that being a wife is significant. That the perks of the job trump the obstacles.

One in Five: A Math Lesson on the Power of the Youth Vote

Joy Lawson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Joy Lawson

Research has demonstrated that when young people are asked to get involved, they do. It has shown that when young people start voting, they keep voting. It's a chain reaction that begins with the simple act of one person reaching out to another.

Romney's Defeat Spotlights Clash Of Generations | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

There was no exit sign, no milepost. But in this week’s election, America unmistakably turned onto the road of sustained competition and conflict be...

Are Millenials Spoiled?

Hillary Rettig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Hillary Rettig

Yesterday, a 20-something participant raised the question of whether her and her generation had been too indulged by excessive praise and other support from parents and others. The question got me hot under the collar, and here's what I told her: NO.

The Dangers of Viewing Work as Play

Zeeshan Aleem | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Zeeshan Aleem

Ironically, the colonization of everyday life by work is often particularly strongly felt by the underemployed and unemployed trying to break into the information economy, which is an essential part of today's economic landscape.

Fiscal Conservative?

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — This generation of young Americans has been called many things, from civic-minded to "entitled." But fiscally conservative? ...

Millennials Think Apple Is Second To President In Creating Change: Study

Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact

Ian Wong is not a slacker. While balancing the rigor of med school, he started a nonprofit in Cleveland, Ohio, dedicated to bringing fresh foods to ur...

Why Your Work Will Continue to Drive You Crazy

Douglas LaBier | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Symptoms of unhappiness at your work are generated by psychologically unhealthy, unsupportive and destructive leadership practices.

Is Social Media to Blame for the Rise in Narcissism?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Studies are now showing what many of you may have suspected: We are living in an increasingly narcissistic society.

Sales With a Soul, Are You Selling Yourself Short?

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business
Amanda Slavin

If you aren't able to sell, sell, sell without feeling like you are selling your soul in the process, you should reevaluate how much you believe in the product and yourself.

Introducing TakePart TV

Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

If you're disturbed by the success of "Gangham Style," you are not alone. On Tuesday, Participant Television President Evan Shapiro announced the l...

Gen Z Wants to Make a Difference, Not a Profit

Louise Hodgson | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Louise Hodgson

There is a lot of frustration, a lot of people wanting to see a change. Young people are faced with the options of leaving the country or staying and trying to make a damn difference. They're blogging. They're tweeting. They're connected. They're inspiring each other and those around them.

Is Remembering More Important Than Experiencing?

Shawn Binder | Posted 11.17.2012 | Teen
Shawn Binder

We had just graduated and the only thing my friends were concerned with was taking pictures with everyone. When did it become more about the reminiscing than the actual experiencing?

Why The Nonprofit World Needs Millennials

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Derrick Feldmann

The Millennials we highlight are the true change-makers of communities across the country and around the world. They heard it could not be done, and they still persisted.

Ann Brenoff

Have Good Manners Been Lost In The Name Of Constant Connection? | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.17.2012 | Fifty

Why do you keep looking at that computer? We're having a conversation! It's so rude ... like leaving your phone on during dinner!

Finding Self: Digital Storytelling

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

As consumers rally around storytellers and their narratives thanks to these types of platforms, it will be interesting to see what continued effect this will have on media producers and brands.

Are 20-Somethings Stealing The Reinvention Spotlight?

Robin Bobbé | Posted 10.02.2012 | Fifty
Robin Bobbé

Twenty-somethings are taking over the reinvention spotlight, which was the one pathetic thing that was uniquely ours. We're supposed to be the reinvented generation, but everyone seems to be exploring the 20-somethings neurosis.

What About the College Voter?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.28.2012 | College
Daniel Little

This cohort is more comfortable with racial diversity, it is more supportive of gay rights, and it is supportive of women's reproductive rights. Why are young voters proving to be so different from other generations of Americans?

'F***! I'm In My 20s!' Blogger May Have Less to Swear About

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

Though she's dedicated to documenting the typical, and often trying, tales shared by 20-year-olds hungry for work outside the service sector and hopef...

Is the 'Screwed Generation' Really Screwed?

Linda Buzzell | Posted 09.22.2012 | College
Linda Buzzell

Last week Newsweek dubbed the millennials "the screwed generation." But this doesn't have to be the case. Opportunities are opening up -- some quickly, some more slowly -- in the emerging sustainable society.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Millennials Spend Their Money

Posted 05.02.2013 | College

Millennials would rather give themselves a makeover at home with products purchased at CVS than have one done at a beauty parlor. That's according ...

Millenials Are Best Off In These Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Lisa A. Nelson and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall st.: A weak job market, along with the high cost of higher education, have made it difficult for the average college graduate in Americ...