Archives for December 2009

Bowdoin Grad’s Civil War Items To Be Auctioned

A New Year’s Day auction in Hawkinsville, Georgia, will attempt to sell items belonging to Col. Almon Libby Varney, a veteran of the Civil War and a graduate of Bowdoin College. More…

LA Times: The Year on Campus

For higher education, 2009 was a time of lofty goals and harsh realities, of major policy shifts in Washington and financial struggle on campuses nationwide. More…

Opinion: Making College Affordable Again

From Sphere:

Over the next few weeks, high school seniors will start sending off their college applications, hoping in return to get fat envelopes offering admission. But for many, getting admitted to the college of their dreams might prove bittersweet.

Bloomberg: Best Business Books of 2009

Bloomberg has published its 10 favorite titles on the financial crisis, followed by its top picks among general business books. More…