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Oprah Winfrey Recipient of Harvard University's 9 Honorary Degrees F

Oprah Winfrey Recipient of Harvard University's 9 Honorary Degrees F

Harvard University's 362nd Commencement ceremony on May 30, 2013 included bestowing 9 individuals with honorary degrees. Among the recipients was media mogul and celebrity Oprah Winfrey. She, along with six men and two other women, including Jose Antonio Abreu, Thomas M. Menino, C. (Clemmie)...

Angelina Jolie Establishes Girls Only School in Kabul: "First of Many"

Angelina Jolie Establishes Girls Only School in Kabul: "First of Many"

Actress, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, mom of six, and partner of Brad Pitt has opened up an all girls school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Jolie has confirmed proceeds from her personally designed House of Jolie jewelry collection will finance the school through The Education Partnership for Children of...

Robert Frost Collection Donated by Johnathan Reichert to SUNY Buffalo

Robert Frost Collection Donated by Johnathan Reichert to SUNY Buffalo

Acclaimed poet and author Robert Frost passed away over 50 years ago and in celebration of his legacy, Jonathan Reichert has donated a previously unreleased collection of his works to the State University of New York at Buffalo. Reichert was sixty years Frost's junior when the pair formed an...

U.S. Curriculum Changes Eliminate to Kill a Mocking Bird and Catcher in the Rye From 2014 Classrooms

U.S. Curriculum Changes Eliminate to Kill a Mocking Bird and Catcher in the Rye From 2014 Classrooms

Big changes to the curriculum of public schools within the U.S. are slated to hit classrooms in 2014 when classic staples to English classes, like Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird and JD Salinger's Catcher In The Rye, are eliminated to make room for non-fictional reads. A list of books approved...

Humboldt State University Launches Marijuana Research Institute

Humboldt State University Launches Marijuana Research Institute

Humboldt State University nestled in California's pot growing heartland of Arcata just announced an interdisciplinary program based in marijuana research. The institute will be led by a faculty of 11 and feature the most innovative information from politics, economics, geography, sociology, and...

College Board Reports: Tuition and Debt Increase, Federal Aid Decrease for 2012

College Board Reports: Tuition and Debt Increase, Federal Aid Decrease for 2012

The College Board Advocacy & Policy Center has long studied the tuition, educational fees, and room and board costs associated with completing an undergraduate degree. The Board just published two reports which show marked tuition and debt increases at public and private colleges for the...

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Teachers Strike in Chicago; Close to 400,000 Students Affected

Close to 400,000 Chicago area students find themselves without a regularly scheduled program. The teachers union in Chicago has initiated a strike to demand better pay, job security and fairer teacher evaluations. This is the first public school teacher strike in Chicago in over 25 years. As...

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10 Best Online Computer Science Schools

Computer science is the perfect major for earning your degree online since it centers around the same tool you use to get online: your computer. However, it is important to be careful when choosing a school, because not all online computer science schools are created equal. There are many...

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Top Party School Rankings 2012

The Princeton Review has released its 2012 Top Party School Rankings. No major surprises on the list and we can't wait to see how the administrations of these schools handle the PR spin! Top 10 Party Schools for 2012 1. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio2. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.3. University...

Dead Newborn Found at Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg

Dead Newborn Found at Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg

The body of a dead newborn was found at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg, South Africa. Local officials are investigating the horrific incident following the hospitalization of the seventeen year old student believed to be the baby's mother. Authorities became alerted...