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Alaska teen brings home national poetry prize

...70,000 a year; she already has a full four-year scholarship to that institution. And if she decides to pursue graduate school, she's the recipient of a Gates Millennium Scholarship, which covers those costs.The Gates scholarship, given...
Dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

...actions in a way they have refused to do themselves," Eramo said in a statement.A report published by the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism said Rolling Stone failed at virtually every step of the process, from the reporting by Sabrina Rubin...
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CEO to cut his pay so workers earn $70K

...announcement received immense attention. But corporate governance professor David Larcker of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business said it's unclear if Price's unusual gesture will start a trend."It's an alternative way to think...
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From greenhouse to ground, city crew is dedicated to beautifying Alaska's capital city

...aesthetic one.Juneau Police Department's Lt. David Campbell told the Empire in 2014 about a paper he wrote in graduate school on the "broken windows" theory - the role of community appearance in preventing crime.Broken windows, graffiti...
Theater gunman's stoic behavior at heart of trial

...bookwork, for example, but struggled with labs that required human interaction, the prosecutor said.Officials at one graduate school that rejected him said they found him aloof, quiet and disinterested, Brauchler said."He had a lifetime worth...
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Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...counselor and tennis coach, and went to college and graduate school in the field of education. This is my second year...on the autism spectrum for a year before entering graduate school.What is your educational background? I hold a bachelor's...
On Writing: Buying shoes

...nature of language - is hinted at in a recent email from my friend Bob Small.Bob writes: "One of my scars from graduate school is to never write that data suggest something. Data INDICATE something, and humans SUGGEST what the data or results...
A big night in the arts a kid in New York City, after visiting museums such as the American Museum of Natural History. When she got to graduate school, her choice of specialties was clear."When I realized I could specialize in Northwest Coast art, I was thrilled...
On Writing: Interesting - over coffee

...think we need to be clear at every step of the way.""Some writers push it to an extreme. I had a professor in graduate school who once informed me, 'Mr. Hale. Explanations need not be an exercise in making whatever is difficult into something...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

Conductor Jeremy Briggs Roberts' career path took an unexpectedly sharp turn during his first year in graduate school. At that point in his life, he had completed a double major in politics and music at the University of Puget Sound, and though...


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