As Michelle Malkin mentioned earlier this afternoon, a Columbia University alumn sent her a tip that former green jobs czar Van Jones will be speaking at the Columbia’s Business School (CBS) this coming Monday, Feb. 15. Here are some additional details.
PETA, the radical animal rights group, has convinced the Neumann University Alumni Association to stop offering discounted tickets to a Barnum & Bailey’s Circus event, reported CNS News yesterday.
The Peace Corps recently announced which schools had produced the greatest number of volunteers. The results probably will not surprise you.
Modernizing history may be the ultimate oxymoron.
Apparently George Washington University thinks it is too anonymous. On February 4, 2010, Drew Spence reported in the GW Hatchet Online that “Five new staff members have been hired to GW’s Office of Media Relations over the last six months in hopes of increasing the amount of media coverage the University receives.”
Mary Pilon writes for the Wall Street Journal on February 2 that researchers are questioning whether college graduates actually gain $800,000 or $1 million in additional lifetime earnings over those with only a high school degree.
Boston College has appeared to have taken the ultimate step in breaking with Catholic doctrine.
Apparently, the federal government is employing more than one use of the word “stimulated” when it doles out grants to colleges and universities.
Sarah Palin’s memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life, is number 4 on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s What They’re Reading on College Campuses bestseller list. This could produce the biggest shock wave to hit faculty lounges since Reagan captured the youth vote, you betcha’.
MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber was contacted last week by two Republican Senators who took exception to his role in the Administration’s health care reform efforts.