Brenna Lukoski

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Is An Expensive College Worth It?

As a parent, I naturally want my children to grow up and become successful, productive adults. For many parents, the path to their children’s future success includes a college education. Unfortunately, the high cost of college can become something of a dream killer for parents and children alike, …

Student design partners at College of Medicine begin work on new curriculum | Penn State University

Five students at Penn State College of Medicine have deferred the start of medical school for a year to serve as student design partners who are …

Penn State

Why Women Job Hop More Than Men

Women are much more likely to switch jobs more frequently than men, but it might not be a bad thing for their careers.<p>Just how much are people job hopping? New LinkedIn data says workers who graduated between 2006 and 2010 have about 2.85 jobs each in the five years after college. Based on data …

In India, women professors may be the solution to educational inequality

Every morning, Savitri, a 20-year-old student living in rural Tamil Nadu, wakes up at 5 am to prepare breakfast and lunch for her mother, father, and sister. At 6 am, when her mother opens the family shop, Savitri packs herself some tiffin and boards the public bus that will take her on the …

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Pay for Women Far from Equal Across PA, U.S.

On average, women in Pennsylvania are paid $10,507 a year less than men. (Amanda Mills/public-domain-image.com)<p>HARRISBURG, Pa. - The gender wage gap …

The Hidden Wage Gap Hurting Women & Girls Worldwide

People across the country are highlighting the strides women have made — and the challenges they still face — in making as much as men this week in …

At some colleges, your gender — man or woman — might give you an admissions edge

Far more men than women apply to enter the Massachusetts Institute of Technology every year. The imbalance produces a perennial gender gap: MIT’s admission rate for women is significantly higher.<p>The most recent federal data show 13 percent of female applicants were offered entry to the elite school …

Girls Sports Month: Jen Welter on competing with boys, her life in football, and growing the game for women

Jen Welter being introduced as an Arizona Cardinals assistant last summer. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)<p>Jen Welter made history last summer when …

UVA Students Say Banning Sorority Members From Frat Parties Is 'Dangerous'

Many students at the University of Virginia think banning sorority members from attending parties celebrating the end of fraternity recruitment this weekend could backfire on the national sorority organizations that issued the restriction.<p>In fact, some students suggest that the ban could even put …

Patricia Arquette’s Badass Oscar Acceptance Speech Demanding Equality for Women

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America!’ the actress proclaimed.<p>It was the …

Feminism

Twitter user Penelope Trunk who tweeted her miscarriage sparks media storm

A Twitter user whose message telling the world that she was having a miscarriage during a board meeting has provoked a media storm.<p>Penelope Trunk, who describes herself as an author, blogger and entrepreneur, wrote: “I’m in a board meeting. Having a miscarriage. Thank goodness, because there’s a …

This Video Shows That Women Really Do Pay More for Everything Than Men

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

What It's Like to Be Allergic to Water

<i>(Photo-Illustration: Photos: Corbis)</i><p><b>By Alexa Tsoulis-Reay</b><p>In 1963, a 15-year-old girl presented herself to a pair of dermatologists in Pennsylvania complaining that she'd broken out in angry, red lesions after a session of waterskiing. That first mysterious outbreak became a trend: Blotchy, itchy …

Will a $61,000 fine get Beverly Hills to change its water ways?

<b>To the editor:</b> Recognize that the wealthy generally do not feel obliged to adhere to social norms, so asking Beverly Hills homeowners to cut back on their use of water will not work. Even if fined — as the city was by the state last week for failing to reduce water consumption enough — they will …

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 fascinating facts about our water supply that you need to know

Let’s face it; water is something we take for granted until we don’t have free access to it anymore. But accounts for 75% of our bodies’ composition …

Water

Hearing date set for Ontario woman charged after giving water to pigs

The preliminary hearing for a woman charged with mischief after providing water to pigs en route to a slaughterhouse has been set for the end of November.<p>Animal rights activist Anita Krajnc says she was on a roadway median giving water to pigs on a hot day in June as trucks hauling the animals …

People Pets

Cats and water don’t mix, especially cats and cold water. So when a kitten fell from a pier in Illichivsk, Ukraine, and into the icy water below, he was desperate for help.<p>Luckily, a Good Samaritan was there to dive in after the little cat and bring him to shore, and another onlooker caught it all …

Rain & Water Effect Experiments

View demo Download sourceToday we’d like to share some WebGL experiments with you. The idea is to create a very realistic looking rain effect and put …

Nestle USA CEO on Bottled Water, California Drought and Doing Good

Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company—whose sprawling portfolio includes everything from Gerber baby food, to Lean Cuisine, to Purina …