INVERTEBRATE PARTY: Sarah Lawrence and Jimmy Choo:... →
invertebrate-party: How’re they related? A Sarah Lawrence education and a pair of Jimmy Choo boots are both consumer products that are priced way above their value. So what are you paying for? Status. A real rickety kind of status. See, consumer capitalism makes us think something very weird: that the more…
Brick or Click: Gmail favored at top U.S.... →
brickorclick: Hedging about outsourcing campus eMail services to Google seems to have faded in higher education, as 61 of the top 100 U.S. colleges and universities now use Gmail. Google announced that more than half of the country’s best institutions use the company’s popular eMail after U.S. News and…
Books Challenged or Banned in 2010-2011 →
Some of the books that made this list are just craziness.
Old School: College's Most Important Trend is the... →
infoneer-pulse: The quintessential American college student leaves home at 18 to live on a college campus for four years. We’ve historically defined “nontraditional” students as those over the age of twenty-four, those enrolled part time, and those who are financially independent. But today, the “typical” student is the exception. There are currently 17.6 million undergraduates enrolled in...
I want all of you to set a goal to continue your education after you graduate,”...– President Obama Urges Nation’s Students to Keep Studying - NYTimes.com (via infoneer-pulse)
When Julian Bond, the former Georgia lawmaker and civil rights activist, turned...– The New York Times, “Students’ Knowledge of Civil Rights History Has Deteriorated, Study Finds.” Shame. (via inothernews)
DWM - The Earth, Space, and E-Learning: Hispanics... →
davewmarcus: Hispanic students have long been underrepresented in higher education as the smallest minority group. According to recent data based on census information, that’s no longer true. The Pew Hispanic Center published a report September 1 showing that college enrollment has risen by an…
I know I have been silent here but I am...
Not long after graduation I created a twitter account and a tumblr with the intention of sharing my experience as a new professional. With a summer of searching for a job behind me and nothing but anxiety over still being unemployed before me, I am working on way to swallow my pride and end my silence. I may not have an office or cubical to go to each day or students to speak with throughout the...