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People You Should Know – Tawakkol Karman

People You Should Know Series Nobel Peace laureate and human rights activist Tawakkol Karman, is a Journalist, politician, human rights activist, and one of the youngest Nobel Peace Laureates to date. Karman who advocates for human rights and freedom from government corruption in Yemen, is the president of Women Journalists Without Chains, an organization she founded in 2005 to develop the media skills of journalists, promote freedom of expression, and fight against injustices and corruption. Affectionately known as the “mother of the revolution” and “the iron woman” amongst Yemen’s youth movement, in 2007, she began organizing weekly protests in the...

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Enrollment Applications for International Students Declining Under President Trump

According to a new report from the National Science Foundation, “Science and Engineering Indicators,” the number of international students in the U.S. fell by 2.2 percent at the undergraduate level and 5.5 percent at the graduate level from fall 2016 to 2017. This study somewhat contradicts the “Open Doors: International Enrollments,”  study conducted in February of 2017, which reported overall growth.  The “Open Doors” study was spearheaded by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers by (AACRAO), partneing with higher-education associations, including, Institute of International Education (IIE), the International Association for College Admission Counseling, the National Association for...

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Career & Recruitment – TVB’s Broadcast Television Jobs Website Platform Connects Industry to Top Talent

If you’re looking to land your first gig, or are on the hunt for an internship in broadcast Television, check out  TVB’s, (the trade association of America’s commercial broadcast television industry) job board. TVB’s job board is free for job seekers and features a diverse range of broadcast television employment opportunities across the industry spectrum.  Job postings including positions in broadcast and digital sales, programming, production, and news, as well as management, finance, IT, research, and administration to name a few. Additionally, the TVB job board offers vital industry-specific resources to help candidates succeed in their search. Features include...

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Get The Job: Mastering Five Tough Interview Questions

“The keys to calm nerves and a successful interview are preparation and practice,” says Ramona Acuna, career services specialist for Ashford University. For many Americans, the start of a new year kicks off the search for a new job or career.  Whether you’re a seasoned professional or recent college graduate, an undergraduate looking for summer work or an internship;  the interview process can be nerve-wracking, to say the least.  So here are some tips on how you can you beat the competition and nail the interview.  Ramona Acuna, of Ashford University, offers strategic approaches to master five tricky interview questions as...

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Common and Not-So-Common Resume Mistakes That Can Cost You the Job

When submitting your resume for a job position, you obviously want to make yourself stand out from the crowd. However, just make sure you’re standing out for the right reasons. In a study by Harris Interactive, commissioned by CareerBuilder.com, surveyed 2,076 hiring managers and human-resource professionals and 2,999 workers across industries. The study uncovered some pretty interesting resume mistakes that surely cost candidates the job. Take a gander at some of the most outrageous finds below. »Resume listed objective as, “to work for someone who is not an alcoholic with three DUIs like my current employer” »Resume listed the...

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Sports Is Not Just For Athletes: College Interns Headed To 2018 Winter Olympics In South Korea

Several college interns will be headed to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.   In fact, there are dprobably more college interns participating and working behind the scenes than there are college athletes participating in the games. There were a wide variety of internships available and from many different sources.  See below for details on some of the once in a lifetime opportunities bestowed on those lucky enough to snag an internship. NBC, which is the official broadcast station for the 2018 Winder Olympics, has recruited 29 interns from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca...

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NCAA Forms a Commission to Combat Corruption, But Will Compensating Athletes Be Part of The Discussion?

% Think College Athletes Should Not Be Paid % Think College Athletes Should Be Paid Amid the NCAA bribery scandal involving the steering of athletes to specific colleges and agents which was revealed in an FBI investigation, NCAA President, Mark Emmert, last Tuesday during the NCAA’s 2018 Annual Convention after revealing he had set a commission to reform the sport said, “People don’t want words, they want to see results from us,” he said. “They want to see action. They want to see us do things.” The investigation that rocked college basketball confirmed what many already suspected was the case,...

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March Madness Top 25 Contenders Poll With Villanova Leading The Pack

It’s still only January, but March Madness is heating up.  From the Associated Press here is your 2018 March Madness rankings.   1 Villanova (63) Big East Record: 16-1 PV Rank 1 Points 1,623 2 Virginia (1) ACC Record: 16-1 3 1,527 3 Purdue (1) Big Ten Record: 17-2 5 1,411 4 Oklahoma Big 12 Record: 14-2 9 1,371 5 Duke ACC Record: 15-2 7 1,319 6 West Virginia Big 12 Record: 15-2 2 1,304 7 Wichita State American Athletic Conference (AAC) Record: 15-2 5 1,283 8 Texas Tech Big 12 Record: 15-2 8 1,276 9 Michigan State Big Ten Record: 16-3...

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Ralph Lauren, Nike and Burton Reveal 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Outfits

The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang’s, South Korea start on Friday, February 9th, 2018 and we have and three classic American Brands have signed on to outfit the athletes with technologically enhanced gear to ensure that they can brave the frigid PyeongChang weather and perform to the best of their abilities. USA Opening Ceremony USA Closing Ceremony Ralph Lauren designs include, the limited-edition opening ceremony parka and limited-edition closing ceremony bomber jacket include a streamlined heating component, designed with the intent to keep Team USA’s athletes warm in PyeongChang’s cold temperatures. “Ralph Lauren is excited by the convergence of fashion and...

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