Career Fitness: Build a League of Advocates
Way back in 1956, the psychologist George Miller wrote a paper describing the limits of human memory. His research found that the number of objects we humans can hold in short term working memory is 7 ± 2. That's the amount of information we can effectively process at any one point in time.
Game of Thrones - College Course
DEKALB, Illinois (AP) -- Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."
A New Supervisor's Toolkit
It hides under many wordings, but there's one interview question many candidates looking for their first supervisory position dread: What's your supervisory style? The question is hard because, of course, the answer is, "It depends." But "It depends" doesn't sound very professional.
STEM in Higher Education: Examining Why the "M" (Mathematics) Matters
From grade school to grad school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is a hot topic in education. According to the Department of Commerce, STEM-related jobs are expected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, whereas non-STEM related jobs are only expected to grow by 9.8 percent.
Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million
Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.
Beignets, Social Media, and Controversy at NASPA 2015
From March 22 through March 25, more than 7,000 student affairs professionals and would-be student affairs professionals descended on New Orleans to network, learn, and according to one controversy, flirt and drink (more on that later). An additional 300 or so people attended the conference virtually.
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