Emily Hatton's read
Peace up, A+ down. R&B artist Usher's New Look organization continues to spread among public schools with the objective of sparking students' "swag" and pushing them to succeed through high school and college. The group offers day-long training events and an academy program that brings students to Atlanta for weekend-long events—and a whopping 98% of students who attend the latter go on to college or technical training, according to the New Look CEO Yvette Cook.
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11 lessons learned as a trans student affairs professional. Andrew J. Erdmann tells his story of growing up trans, being discharged from the Army under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and ultimately deciding to transition to male. His lessons serve as good reminders to those of us interested in being good allies and friends to trans individuals.
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David Segal's great New York Times series on the chancing dynamic for law schools has never been more relevant as applications just keep falling. The latest evidence that the value of law school is undergoing a market correction.
Five university campuses that are "architectural wonders." I enjoyed this quick tour of innovative buildings, including the beautiful Milstein Hall at Cornell University, below.
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