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Study finds 19 percent of community college students in California are homeless

Nineteen percent of students attending California’s community college system have experienced homelessness in the last year, while 60 percent have experienced recent housing insecurity and 50 percent have struggled with food insecurity, according to a report released Thursday, March 7. The study, conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University’s College of Education in Philadelphia, surveyed nearly 40,000 students at 57 community colleges during the fall sem...
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Art classes turned to art therapy as students watched Art Institute of Seattle unravel

The Art Institute of Seattle's abrupt decision to close its doors Friday was a shock to many of its students and faculty, who were trying to get answers Thursday.
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Art Institute students scramble for transcripts, answers after Seattle school announces it will close

The Art Institute of Seattle's abrupt decision to close its doors Friday was a shock to many of its students and faculty, who were trying to get answers Thursday.
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Three imperatives for educators to get more women in tech

Melissa Kaufman Contributor Melissa Kaufman is the executive director of The Garage at Northwestern. She is a former Googler, startup veteran and entrepreneur. She is a committee member of ChicagoNEXT, a member of P33 and a venture partner at Chicago Ventures. Women in tech. In addition to turning up nearly two billion Google search results, those three words are music to the ears of every informed CEO or human resources manager across the U.S. And while most e...
Tags: Google, Column, Education, Tech, Diversity, Chicago, Dartmouth, Whitney Wolfe, Women In Tech, Gender Gap, Society of Women Engineers, Melissa Kaufman, Chicago Ventures Women, Lilia Kogan


Calculators for Women: When Identity Appeals Provoke Backlash

With calculators targeted to women and laundry products aimed at men, examples of identity-based labeling—or “identity appeals”—abound in advertising and marketing. Five studies show when and why such identity appeals backfire. Identity appeals may fail equally whether they evoke negative or just milder stereotypes. [Author: by Tami Kim, Kate Barasz, Leslie John, and Michael Norton]
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How self-awareness helps with patient interaction

What is self-awareness? A quick Google search says that it is “conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives, and desires.” In other words, my worldview is different than yours. Hypothetically, I am a Republican, and you are a Democrat. You don’t believe in vaccinations, but I do. I believe in universal health care, but […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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A key tip for premedical students: Ask for help

A simple Google search is all you need to do to gauge the difficulty individuals have with asking for help. “How to ask to shadow someone.” 43.1 million results. “How to ask for a letter of recommendation.” 66 million results. “How to ask for help,” 3.73 billion results. From the popularity of these topics, it […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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LAPD Cadet Mounted Unit is just plain ‘fun’ for teens interested in law enforcement

Miguel Rolon, an 18-year-old Monroe Police Academy Magnet high school senior, has been riding horses all his life. He’s also been a mentor since classes started this year at the Mission Hills school to fellow classmates in the LAPD Cadet Mounted Unit supervised by a retired police sergeant and a trainer at a Canyon Country ranch. “It’s fun,” said Rolon, who wants to go into the army as a military police officer or firefighter when he graduates from the academy. “You get to bond with (other cadet...
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Hear Patti Smith’s New Work With The Soundwalk Collective, a Tribute to the Avant-Garde Poet Antonin Artaud

The Soundwalk Collective has made music art out of found sounds since 2004. They recorded 2012’s Medea while traversing the Black Sea and fishing for sounds using a scanner and high powered aerial antennas; 2014’s Last Beat used contact microphones on the architecture of a music club to collect vibrations instead of music; 2017’s Before Music There Is Blood collaged deep echoing recordings of classical music played in various halls. This time, in their upcoming The Peyote Dance, they hav...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Mexico, France, Russia, India, Paris, Ethiopia, Patti Smith, Smith, Black Sea, Ibiza, Eastern Europe, French Guiana, Nico


“Stay Free: The Story of the Clash” Narrated by Public Enemy’s Chuck D: A New Spotify Podcast

FYI: Spotify, in partnership with the BBC, has launched “Stay Free: The Story of the Clash," an eight-part podcast on the iconic punk band, narrated by Public Enemy front man, Chuck D. It might seem like an unexpected pairing. And yet Spotify explains: "Like The Clash, Public Enemy openly challenged the status quo in a completely original way—this parallel and Chuck D’s personal experiences bring a surprising new dimension to the story of The Clash." Reviewing the production in The New Y...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spotify, Chuck, Music, London, College, Bbc, Tokyo, Public Enemy, Def Jam, Facebook Twitter, West London, Chuck D, Mick Jones, Joe Strummer


Sleep or Die: Neuroscientist Matthew Walker Explains How Sleep Can Restore or Imperil Our Health

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could fix the work/life thing by chucking out the difference? At home, you're in the office, at the office, you're at home, always on and never off—sleep, optional. Two-four hours per 24-hour cycle should be enough, right? Wrong. We need proper sleep like we need good food, low stress, engaging pursuits, etc.—to thrive and live a long and happy life. If you wait until you’re dead to sleep, you’ll be dead sooner than you think. “Short sleep predicts a shorter lif...
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Van Gogh’s Ugliest Masterpiece: A Break Down of His Late, Great Painting, The Night Café (1888)

Ask passersby to name a Vincent van Gogh painting off the top of their heads, and most will come up with works like The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, one of his self-portraits (probably with his ear bandaged), or maybe the one with the smoking skeleton David Sedaris used for a book cover. How many will mention 1888's The Night Café, an interior, van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo from Arles (the town in the south of France where he had come in search of Japan-like surroundings), "of t...
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