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Degrees Matter Less Than Skills to Employers Per New Survey

Degrees Matter Less Than Skills to Employers Per New Survey

Students who are studying anthropology, philosophy and other liberal arts degrees may have a better chance at getting a job than was once thought, based on a new study from the Association of American Colleges & Universities. The survey was released in January is titled, “Falling Short? College Learning and Career Success,” and reports that


UA’s School of Social Work Welcomes Civil Rights Leaders

UA’s School of Social Work Welcomes Civil Rights Leaders

The University of Alabama’s social work students, faculty and members of the Tuscaloosa community will soon have the amazing opportunity to listen to two notable civil rights leaders speak in honor of African- American Heritage Month. There is no doubt that the seats within the Little Hall at the university’s School of Social Work will be full


Journalism Gender Gap Is Wide According to Recent Study

Journalism Gender Gap Is Wide According to Recent Study

There is an ever widening gender gap present in journalism, according to the Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2014 study conducted by the Women’s Media Center. The study thoroughly detailed the journalism landscape and said: “Gender inequality among journalists is evident across all media outlets and all issues. Men received 63% of byline credits


Associate’s Degree Students Were Front and Center At #NLS2015

Associate’s Degree Students Were Front and Center At #NLS2015

Thousands of community college students, teachers, presidents and advocates flocked to Washington, D.C for the 2015 Community College National Legislative Summit that took place last week. Given that college enrollment has boomed by over 21%, according to the American Association of Community College, in the wake of the recent Recession, it comes as no surprise


Special Education Teachers In Demand As IDEA Funds Increase

Special Education Teachers In Demand As IDEA Funds Increase

The demand for more special education teachers grows as new proposals for special education funding are awaiting approval from the White House. The pending increase in funding is part of a multi-layered proposal for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is approved. A recent proposal was released by the White House and is divided into



‘Princeton Mom’ Rape Comments Blasted In Alumni Letter

‘Princeton Mom’ Rape Comments Blasted In Alumni Letter

Members of the Princeton University class of 1978 want everyone to know how unhappy they are about rape comments made by self-proclaimed “Princeton Mom,” Susan Patton. Patton’s original comments were made in a mid-December interview with CNN. She said, “I think what makes this conversation so particularly prickly is the definition of rape. It no


Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard University now has an official policy banning sexual relationships between professors and undergraduate students for the first time in the Ivy League school’s 350 year history. The change in policy was spurred by the U.S. Department of Education’s recent investigations into the way several universities, including Harvard, managed reports of sexual abuse and Title


Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

John Attanasio, professor and former dean of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, was arrested on prostitution charges on Sunday morning, according to arrest records from Collin County, Texas. Attanasio was arrested after answering an online ad on the classifieds site, Backpage.com and consented to pay $100 for an undisclosed sex act. The ad


Cavalier Daily Elects First All Female Managing Board

Cavalier Daily Elects First All Female Managing Board

The Cavalier Daily has elected its first ever all female Managing Board after a 126 year history of male leaders managing the college newpaper. The University of Virginia’s student run newspaper welcomes students Julia Horowitz, Dani Bernstein, Chloe Heskett, Lianne Provenzano and Allison Xu to helm the ship while cranking out top quality campus news.


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