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It seems our lives grow busier and busier as the years go by. Perhaps two of the busiest demographics are college students and mothers (especially the mothers). While I have never been a mother, I have been a college student, and Any.DO was the…Read More…

  • By David Alves
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Google allowing college students to borrow a Chromebook Free of Cost

It’s Back to School time, every student is getting back to their respective institutions and for the College students, Google is having something interesting to share. The company has recently unveiled its Chromebook Lending Library, which is a demo program offering Chrome OS powered Chromebooks to students for a few days. As long as Google…Read More…

Chromebook Lending Library Offers Students At 12 U.S. College A Free Laptop To Borrow

 Google is teaming up with a dozen college campuses across the U.S. to provide access to free Chromebook notebooks to any student who wants one, in a system that lets them temporarily check out the laptops for late-night cram sessions or just finding the best animal GIFs on Imgur. The Google program features fun-colored café-style…Read More…

Ohio State Marching Band’s TV Themed Half Time Show

In case you didn’t catch my alma mater Virginia Tech upset Ohio State last weekend, this was the Ohio State Marching Band’s television themed halftime show. It’s really worth watching. They’ve got it all: Dragnet, The Simpsons, Addams Family, Batma…Read More…

  • By Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome
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  • Also tagged Football, good game, good job, i recognize some of those!, i was the marching band manager in high school so there (they wouldn't let me play an instrument but i was allowed in the yearbook photo), impressive, let's go hokies!, marching band, , television, theme songs,

Track college football playoffs with ESPN Championship Drive

Major college football entered a new era this fall with the end of the BCS and the launching of an actual playoff to determine college football’s real champion. Now ESPN has launched an app that provides users with just about all the information they…Read More…

  • By John Emmert
  • Posted in Uncategorized
  • Also tagged BCS, new, users

Mark Thoma posted an entry

Eduardo Porter: A Simple Equation: More Education = More Income, by Eduardo Porter, NY Times: …the gap between the wages of a family of two college graduates and a family of high school graduates…, between 1979 and 2012…,grew by some $30,000, after inflation. This … amounts to a powerful counterargument to anybody who doubts the…Read More…

  • By Mark Thoma
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  • Also tagged countries, high school,

StudyRoom Lets College Students Join Online Study Groups, Book Tutors

 Launching publicly on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage this afternoon is a company called StudyRoom, which aims to take student study groups and tutoring online, and make them more social. The company has already been running trials of its program in six universities, starting this spring, and now claims to reach 40,000 students across the U.S.…Read More…

Mark Thoma posted an entry

My students worry about this: Are the Job Prospects of Recent College Graduates Improving?, by Jaison R. Abel and Richard Deitz: This post is the fourth in a series of four Liberty Street Economics posts examining the value of a college degree. The promise of finding a good job upon graduation has always been an…Read More…

  • By Mark Thoma
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Mark Thoma posted an entry

I have another article at MoneyWatch: Sagging job growth: It’s not a skills gap, by Mark Thoma: Many economists believe the rise in inequality can be explained by factors that have increasingly rewarded college-educated workers over those without a college degree. This “skills premium” has caused the middle class to shrink and polarized the labor…Read More…

  • By Mark Thoma
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  • Also tagged inequality, skills, work

Apple announces two $10K diversity scholarships for minorities in technology

Following a recent diversity report that revealed Apple employees are predominately white males, Apple revealed two Product Integrity Inclusion and Diversity Scholarships aimed at minority college students who are looking to pursue a career in…Read More…

  • By Kelly Hodgkins
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  • Also tagged diversity report, minorities
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