Women in Science in Japan

Women in Science in Japan Gendered notions of who fits in science “runs deep” according to the author. Effective slideshow. Interesting that this is not what I’m seeing in Cambodia, at least not everywhere.

La Casa commuter student dormitory Chicago

La Casa commuter student dormitory Chicago For city students who don’t have a safe and quiet place to study at home, and don’t have the means to afford an apartment while they attend local colleges. Seems brilliant, as a means to help low-income students successfully persist to graduation.

How Much Does a Four-Year Degree Help During a Recession?

Two recent studies finding that college grads still fare much better than those with only a high school degree. These are not bang for your buck analyses but they do show the economic advantages of college credentials. http://www.pewstates.org/research/reports/how-much-protection-does-a-college-degree-afford-85899440520 http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/16/podcast-discussion-value-college-degree