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Mo. middle-schoolers conduct research to honor local Vietnam veterans


  • Three Rivers Publishing (Cuba, Mo.)

Students from Steelville Middle School in Missouri have launched projects to honor Vietnam veterans from their area and state. The students, in social studies teacher Jennifer Whitson's classes, plan … Read More

How one college is helping female faculty become entrepreneurs


  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Female faculty members are taking advantage of a special entrepreneurial educational program at Washington University Medical School to turn their research into business ideas. The program connects fa… Read More

Strategies for dealing with the aftermath of a bad interview



Job seekers who feel they had a bad interview should write down their thoughts and feelings about the experience, and focus on what they did well, career coach Matt Schmidt writes in this blog post. H… Read More