Education Gaps Pose Looming Crisis for U.S. Economy

The National Journal – Ronald Brownstein and Janie Boschma “Fewer working-age African-Americans than whites hold four-year college degrees in all but one of the nation’s 150 largest metropolitan areas, according to a new Next America analysis of data...

What to Learn in College to Stay One Step Ahead of Computers

The New York Times – ROBERT J. SHILLER “Computers and robots are already replacing many workers. What can young people learn now that won’t be superseded within their lifetimes by these devices and that will secure them good jobs and solid income over the...

Knowing multiple languages can be powerful

State Hornet – Brandie Maguire “Knowing more than one language can increase a person’s marketability and enhance their quality of life. On Friday, April 17, a presentation called “Communicating for Success: Leveraging Language to Launch Your Career”...

Why Getting a Liberal Education Matters

The Huffington Post – Taylor Dibbert “In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria is a short and smart book. Zakaria notes that in the United States, “a liberal education is out of favor.” He then tells us that “An open-ended...

The Best Jobs For 2015

Forbes – Susan Adams “CareerCast, a career advice and salary listing website…evaluated 200 jobs that have the most employees in the U.S…This year all 10 of the jobs in CareerCast’s best jobs list are in a STEM field (science, technology,...