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Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

5 DIY Dorm Art Ideas

Domino | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Don't let cramped quarters keep you from showing your true style. Bet your new roomie will also be grateful.

Iowa Students Stand Up Against Censorship of Marijuana Legalization

Catherine Sevcenko | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Catherine Sevcenko

Iowa State University invites its students to craft their own educational "adventure" as they obtain a college education. Erin Furleigh and Paul Gerlich are students at ISU whose adventure has included censorship and, now, a federal lawsuit.

8 Items the College Kid Never Unpacks

Domino | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Some things are better left at home (sorry, Mom).

It's Not a Race: A Letter to My Daughter Before College

Vicki Abeles | Posted 07.08.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

I'm proud of how bravely you've survived the one-size-fits-all pressure cooker that American high school has become. But now that you're preparing to go away to college, I only hope your university experience won't be more of the same.

13 Unexpected Items Every College Kid Needs

Domino | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

We asked real college kids which items are necessary -- and so often forgotten -- when heading to campus.

More 'Fans in Stands' Help Boost University's Brand

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You'd think with a student population of around 60,000 and more than 10,000 employees, UCF would have no problem filling a 45,000-seat football stadium or 10,000-seat basketball arena.

Bringing Truth Back Into the Academic World

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Auren Kaplan

The academic pursuit is a noble one, and has for hundreds of years moved human beings forward, further into the light, and deeper into a mindset of inquiring into the veracity of all things.

Soul Searching for Today's High School Student

Dorit Sasson | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Dorit Sasson

By the time I left SUNY at Albany in 1990, I knew attending college wasn't the right place. I did however, have to go through those two tough years to figure out what my soul needed.

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Simon Tam | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Simon Tam

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." Your career is no different.

11 Options for MBA Graduates to Launch Their Careers

Simon Tam | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

As MBA graduates, we have amazing opportunities and choices available, even if we don't realize it. All we have to do is take some of that entrepreneurship and research ability learned in the program and apply it to our own lives as if it were a startup.

Change Makers Create Cultural Change on Campus: A Northwestern University Case Study

Alecia Wartowski | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Alecia Wartowski

From racial and ethnic diversity to an influx of "first generation" students and the challenges of being a low income student, most college and universities in this country have begun to recognize that the face of higher education is changing.

Work Much? A Professor's Summertime Blues

Hinda Mandell | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy
Hinda Mandell

Not all college professors spend their summer months running for Congress. But nearly every college instructor I know fields some variation of this question: "So, do you actually work in the summer?"

Our Responsibility to Challenge Our Students' Hopes and Dreams During Service

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Ken Schneck, PhD

It could not be more inspiring to think about the scores of students who are throwing themselves into service anticipating, expecting, grasping, hoping and willing the world around them to change.

Now Is the Time to Thank Your Teachers and Mentors

John T. Delaney | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
John T. Delaney

Commencements have come and gone and the class of 2014 has emerged into the working world. Many new graduates are reflecting on the professors (and th...

What's It Like to Be a Young Professor?

Troy Campbell | Posted 06.13.2014 | College
Troy Campbell

What's it like to be a young professor? Is it miserable? Is it worth it? Do you make an impact on the world? Recently I had a chat with Joseph Redde...

The Reevaluation of a National Mindset

Hannah Berkman | Posted 06.12.2014 | College
Hannah Berkman

To fully eradicate the frighteningly common issue of sexual assault, we must change the rape culture of our society. We cannot stop a crime whose focus is the degradation and objectification of women if we don't stop the problem at its root and eliminate the current attitude toward women.

College Bound? Summer Advice

Donna Randall | Posted 06.04.2014 | College
Donna Randall

Due to the substantial financial outlay, students need to think carefully about how they can get the most out of their college years. Here are some strategies for students to contemplate before they leave home this summer.

Why Are Universities So Horrible at Responding to Sexual Violence?

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Howard Schweber

Universities' failures have been manifold. They assume authority and responsibility then fail to deliver the remedies they promise. Institutions that are supposed to act as storehouses of humanistic values seem to abandon those values and look with indifference on the destruction of the lives of their own students.

Why Did I Work So Hard to Graduate?

Dennis Williams II | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Dennis Williams II

Aside from personal bias, I think my resume represents both ends of the spectrum well. I've partnered an education with professional extracurricular activities, and guess what: I still don't have a job.

The Biggest Worry About Transhumanism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Will technology and science that make our species more transhuman be used to create a deeper divide in society for the haves and have-nots?

Six Degrees of Education

Melanie Young | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Melanie Young

This month around the nation, dignitaries and celebrities are sharing words of wisdom with eager graduates at high school, college, and university commencements. I am still waiting for my invitation to speak. But, if I were asked, here is an abbreviated version of what I would say. I call it "Six Degrees of Education."

Success Triumphs All: Dr. Dre, Diddy and Jay-Z

Dennis Williams II | Posted 07.09.2014 | Black Voices
Dennis Williams II

Their social impact is now keeping paychecks in some of the monopoly companies that essentially keep the NASDAQ phones ringing. When you look at these three now do you see the end or the means?

A Life Manifesto for the Class of 2014

Kalon Gutierrez | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Kalon Gutierrez

Class of 2014, as you embark upon graduation, I ask you to take a long drawn out second to determine what you aspire your own life pie to be. And I challenge you to stick to it.

Hattie Biscuit Clementine Fred Sidney Captain Foosey: Take a Dog to College!

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 07.04.2014 | College
Cynthia Huggins

I'm a Saint Bernard. The dog, not the saint. Definitely not the saint. As part of my goal of reaching the end of the day without checking off a singl...