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Sep 30, 2014

Reclaiming The American Dream II: Making Capitalism Cool

In the wake of the financial crisis, there has been no shortage of hand-wringing about the over-representation of top college graduates in a handful of fields, particularly finance, consulting, and law. Andrew Yang, himself a graduate of Brown Univer...

Oct 02, 2014

Swiss unis given thumbs up by THE

GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Swiss university ETH in Zurich has bypassed Columbia in NY in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, published in the UK and is inching closer to a coveted top 10 slot. It is not alone: Swiss universities ov... #Zurich #Switzerland

Oct 01, 2014

W. Soccer. Women's Soccer Travels To Mizzou, No. 9 Texas A&M

The University of Kentucky women's soccer team returns to action on Thursday night in Columbia, Mo., as the Wildcats travel to face the Missouri Tigers before making the trek to College Station, Texas, to face the No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies at Ellis Fiel... #Texas #Southeastern Conference #University of Kentucky #Columbia, MO #College Station, TX

Oct 01, 2014

Urban planners driven underground by spread of the mega cities

Rapid growth and tight space means cities from arctic Helsinki to equatorial Singapore are exploring the benefits of expanding underground. Crowds, weather, expensive real estate and vulnerability to climate change are prompting urban planners to tur... #Singapore #Helsinki #Columbia University #Finland #Mexico City #New York (state)

Sep 29, 2014

Washington Heights hospital needs Rx, pol says

The conditions at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center made one uptown lawmaker sick... #Singapore #Helsinki #Columbia University #Finland #Mexico City #New York (state)

Sep 30, 2014

'Yes means yes' sexual consent law now in California

California has become the first state in the US to adopt a "yes means yes" law for universities requiring students to obtain overt agreement to sex. The "affirmative consent" measure was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown as politicians across t... #California #Columbia University #Stanford University #Los Angeles, CA #Jerry Brown #Ivy League #Kevin de Leon #New York (state)

Sep 30, 2014

Episcopal school picks new leader

Christopher Tompkins of East Greenville, Pa., will become the head of school for Episcopal Collegiate School, effective July 1, leaders of the Little Rock campus announced Monday. Tompkins will replace Steve Hickman -- who left the Episcopal Collegia... #Texas #Ohio #Virginia #Maine #Ecuador #Syracuse University #Kent State University #Columbus, OH #Colby College

Sep 27, 2014

These ten skills can launch a fulfilling manufacturing career

The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, published earlier this month, contains this eye-popper: Columbia University will charge incoming freshmen $51,000 in tuition and fees for one year... #Texas #Ohio #Virginia #Maine #Ecuador #Syracuse University #Kent State University #Columbus, OH #Colby College

Sep 29, 2014

Ex-Hofstra dean of students Pete Libman dies at 51

To those who knew Pete Libman, it's no exaggeration to say that he truly cared about people, listened to their concerns and made them feel special. It was a view expressed by family, former Hofstra University colleagues and a former student, who wrot... #Florida #Colombia

Sep 22, 2014

Columbia student drowns while kayaking

A Columbia University medical student died after falling into the water during a kayaking accident in upstate New York. Brooklyn native Jonathan Tang, 24, was kayaking on Stewart’s Pond in..... #Florida #Colombia