Michael Parmeter is a master raconteur. Not only does the dancer and choreographer tell stories on stage with his body but he’s ready with an anecdote when I ask about his inspiration
At this year’s Grammys, the five nominees for Album of the Year have something peculiar in common: they were all were mixed or engineered by graduates of Full Sail University. In fact, this year’s Grammy-nominated projects were worked on by 74 alums of Full Sail U in total
In her May 25 “class day” speech to graduating seniors at Harvard, comedian Amy Poehler joked that postcollege life is like “a heist that requires good drivers, an explosives expert, a hot girl who doubles as a master of disguise.” The line got some chuckles, but it also struck a nerve.
The only time I ever met Henry Ford, he looked at me and probably wondered, “Who is this little s.o.b. fresh out of college?” He wasn’t real big on college graduates, and I was one of 50 in the Ford training course in September 1946, working in a huge drafting room at the enormous River Rouge plant near Detroit.
With 85 million baby boomers and 50 million Gen Xers, there is already a yawning generation gap among American workers–particularly in their ideas of work-life balance.
The Latin class you took freshman year may lack real-world usefulness, but researchers think graduates may pick up a different kind of skill in college: stress management. A study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior suggests that highly educated adults handle daily stress better than their less educated counterparts
America’s ruminations about women and work are so politically loaded these days — there are breakthroughs and backlashes, mommy tracks and mommy wars, glass ceilings and pink-collar ghettos — that it is often hard to get at the truth. Consider the mixed message from Women and the Work/Family Dilemma by Deborah Swiss and Judith Walker, a much touted book to be published this month.
Six years ago an ad in the Sunday paper changed a young Pakistani woman’s life and made aviation history.