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Graduation (INACTIVE)

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  • Computer system upgrades delay licensing for nursing graduates

    Computer system upgrades delay licensing for nursing graduates
    In December, Ben Villarreal graduated with a bachelor's degree from Samuel Merritt University's nursing program in Oakland. In short order, he received two job offers at UC hospitals with programs for new graduates. But with less than a month to go...
  • Meryl Streep At Yale: Setting The Oscar-Winning Standard

    Meryl Streep At Yale: Setting The Oscar-Winning Standard
    Mention the Yale School of Drama in conversation and see how quickly the name of its most esteemed alumna comes up: Meryl Streep. Nearly 40 years after her graduation from the three-year graduate acting program, Streep is the gold standard for talent...
  • Computer science and economics are top majors for getting job offers

    Computer science and economics are top majors for getting job offers
    Computer science and economics majors outrank all other majors when it comes to getting job offers before graduation, according to a recent report. More than two-thirds of students who study computing received at least one offer before getting their...
  • Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short

    Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short
    In a part of the West Side long marginalized by City Hall planners, officials have seized on a grand proposal for an "innovation park" that would train and employ impoverished Chicagoans in high-tech factories. Spearheaded by labor activist Dan Swinney,...
  • Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent

    Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent
    Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday. More students from every corner...
  • Why online education may flunk for you

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm graduating from high school this year and had planned to attend a college in my state, which my dad hopes I will do. Several of my friends say that college costs are astronomical and instead they plan to attend college online. Good idea?...
  • 'Fearless' Chicago woman dies in Afghanistan attack

    'Fearless' Chicago woman dies in Afghanistan attack
    She knew the risks, but Lexie Kamerman’s family and friends said the Chicago native would not be deterred from her goal: Helping young women in Afghanistan improve their lives through education. "That's the wonderful thing about her. She had a...
  • Grammar Police target Florida State alumni solicitation

    Grammar Police target Florida State alumni solicitation
    "Your gift helps FSU maintain it's national reputation for excellence in education." That punctuationally great moment in alumni solicitation — it's "its," not "it's" — was revealed by "Star Trek's" Mr. Sulu, George Takei, who posted it...
  • Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer

    Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer
    Susan Rasky, an award-winning congressional correspondent who mentored a generation of young political journalists as a senior lecturer at UC Berkeley, died Sunday at her home in El Cerrito, Calif. She was 61 and had breast cancer. A graduate of Los...
  • Grad Students Have Helped UConn, But Some Want Tighter Rules

    Grad Students Have Helped UConn, But Some Want Tighter Rules
    DALLAS – Over the past couple of years, the UConn basketball team has benefited from graduate students. And in turn, the school has been beneficial for those same grad students. But the concept of graduates — players with a year of...
  • Attracting younger talent into real estate

    Real estate agents are getting old. Well, older, anyway, and that's a source of some concern to many in the brokerage world, who have raised the question repeatedly at industry events in the past few years: As the baby boom generation begins to retire in...