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Polar Bear Up

Jan 28, 2019 - Comments: 0

The saying “Polar Bear Up” seems to resurface every winter as our campus debates just how cold is too cold for class.  

The National Weather Service’s Special Weather Statement says,

Tech Review Thursday: Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Educational Tools

Jan 28, 2019 - Comments: 0

Technology is a driving force in today’s higher education landscape.

Taking paper notes, reading hardcover textbooks and turning in physical copies of term papers are becoming traditions of the past. Students are now relying on technology to navigate the pressures of higher education.

For most, this is an easy transition, however, technology can bring an entirely new set of problems and complexities.

Seeking Artistic Professionalism; What I learned from spending a weekend with an international solo violist.

Dec 13, 2018 - Comments: 0
Brett Deubner on Stage in Snyder Recital Hall (Emma M. Green/Photo)

Do you remember the moment that you realized what you wanted to be in life? What was that moment; when was it? Did it happen yet?

For Brett Deubner, an international solo violist, that moment was clear. Nine years ago, Brett walked onto the stage in front of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to perform a then-new viola concerto composed by Lalo Schifrin. Looking out at the audience, and hearing their applause, Brett was filled with a sense of pride and accomplishment he hadn’t felt before, and at that moment he knew he wanted to keep doing that for the rest of his life.

Millennials and Money

Dec 03, 2018 - Comments: 0

Millennials have more debt and higher costs of living than any previous generation. The debt we rack up in our early adult lives prevents many of us from making investments later. Over 23 percent of millennials say their credit score has cost them a home, a loan or a new line of credit. This debt is clearly correlated to the rising costs of living and education, even considering other factors, such as inflation.

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