Happy graduates are about to go off to seek their fortunes in a not-so-friendly job market. But before they can pursue careers in business, writing, science and other fields, they must pass one last indoctrination hurdle: the commencement speech.
Monthly Archives For April 2009
And their often uneasy relationship, among other things.
The Department of Homeland Security memo outlining the emerging “threat” of right-wing extremism has been heavily criticized over the last couple weeks for its vagueness and apparent attempt to ideologically profile individuals of conservative ideology.
Who says the Religious Right is monolithic?
Miss California Carrie Prejean will be in Lynchburg today to encourage thousands of Liberty University students to stand up for their faith, as she did recently at the Miss USA Pageant.
Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon has written an open letter to Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins explaining why she cannot accept the Laetare Medal on Commencement Day, May 17.
Next month President Obama is scheduled to address graduates of the University of Notre Dame.
Is Twitter the future of education? If you’re Cole W. Camplese, director of education-technology services at Penn State, University Park, you might be in the “yes” column.
The Ward Churchill saga is far from over.
A recent study by a Swarthmore College economist showed that students may perform worse on exams if they “think about their jock identities before they take the test.”