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GEORGE WILL: Social inequality’s deepening roots

Washington Post: The rate of dog ownership is rising ominously. How can a profusion of puppies be worrisome? A report from the Raymond James financial services firm concerning trends in the housing market explains: Increasing numbers of women “are adopting dogs for security and/or companionship,” partly because of “the great education divide.” 87 more words


Friday Fab Four

Happy First Day of Spring and happy Friday! March Madness has begun and I hope your brackets are still in tact.  Here are four great articles I handpicked for you today. 80 more words

Friday Fab Four


By:  Marquita E. Waters – AVC Navigator

In the past, some students who graduated from Antelope Valley College, and other junior colleges, transferred into one of the California State Universities (CSU).  317 more words


Animal Science: Today and Tomorrow

Do you want a high paying job?

Dr. Tom Troxel                                                                                Dr. Michael L. Looper

More and more people are earning college degrees. As of 2011, close to one out of every three people over 25 held a bachelor’s degree, according to a U.S. 95 more words


Free Advice: How smart is smart?

Free Advice is a periodic feature in which I answer anonymous letters sent to markbialczak.com. Today’s reader asks for my opinion about the relationship between academic degrees and everyday intelligence. 591 more words


"A Handy Way To Shift The Discussion": How Republicans Will Use Scott Walker's Lack Of A College Degree To Stir Class Resentment

Since we’re now all fascinated by Scott Walker, there’s been some discussion in the past few days of the fact that Walker would be the first president in many decades who didn’t have a college degree. 768 more words


Generational Footsteps

When I tell people I grew up on a farm in Kansas, there are a number of reactions from Wizard of Oz jokes to curiosity about the path that led me to my current role in higher education as a Dean.   639 more words