Category Archives: Higher Education

Teen Pays for College Tuition with a Jewelry Business

According to Chanel Parks of the Huffington Post, LeiLei Secor started an online jewelry shop in 2012.  She began it while she was still in high school instead of looking for a summer job.  She makes and sells her own … Continue reading

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Texas A&M Galveston Professor Flunks the Entire Class

Prof. Irwin Horowitz failed his entire class of students in his Strategic Management class, according to a story posted by the CBS Houston affiliate. Horowitz claims he and his wife were threatened.  Students claimed that they were surprised and thought … Continue reading

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United Auto Workers Union Organizing Graduate Students who teach adjunct courses.

It is well known that survey courses in the freshman and sophomore years at major universities are taught by graduate students or what are variously called teaching assistants or adjuncts.  That they are paid less than half what full professors … Continue reading

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