The national college admissions scandal that has rocked elite universities revived the discussion about whether where you go to college determines success and the role of privilege in that process.With actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman expected in court Wednesday to face charges, the conversation over college cred is particularly timely as colleges release their admission decisions and high school seniors and their families send off deposits by May 1 to secure a spot in the class of 2023.The Tribune reached out to some Chicago-area CEOs to ask where they went to college and what they got out of it. Many went on to earn advanced degrees at other institutions, but we found they put a lot of stock in their undergraduate experiences.Matt MaloneyFounder and CEO, GrubhubMichigan State University, class of 1998B.S., natural scienceMatt Maloney has a theory: It doesn’t really matter where you get an undergraduate degree.“There was no conscious decision to end up in … [Read more...] about With the admissions scandal in the news, we asked 10 Chicago CEOs: Does where you go to college really matter?
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By Helen Santoro | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 3, 2019 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: March 4, 2019 at 6:06 am SAN FRANCISCO — Sixteen years ago, a middle-aged clinical psychologist mustered up the courage to walk into an endocrinologist’s office in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to ask the doctor for hormones to begin transitioning from male to female. The physician was brusque and offered no help. “She said, ‘I don’t do that,’” recalled Erica Anderson, who now works with transgender patients at the UC San Francisco Child and Adolescent Gender Clinic. “I left the office feeling like a leper.” In recent years, Anderson and others in the field agree, attitudes toward transgender rights have changed dramatically among medical professionals and the general public. But they also concur that there is still surprisingly little data on the impacts of transgender treatments, particularly when it comes to … [Read more...] about Big gaps in transgender research: A team at UCSF is working to change that
Erika Ettin Tribune News Service Published 4:52 PM EST Jan 14, 2019 You can’t “create” chemistry, but you can to things to increase your odds. I want to share eight dating mistakes that you can fix TODAY: 1. Letting conversations on the dating apps “die.” Someone doesn’t ask you a question at the end of the last message. A week goes by. You forget to reply. Maybe it’s too late now. Maybe it’s not worth it. It’s always worth it! If you were feeling some sort of connection, then resurrect the conversation with a quick check-in message, perhaps suggesting a time to meet. What’s the worst that happens? The conversation is in no worse place than before — dead. 2. Arriving late to your dates. I’m the first person to admit that I have issues with time management sometimes. I always think I can either get one more thing done before I leave the house (surprise … I can’t) or I can somehow get somewhere … [Read more...] about Eight dating mistakes you can fix today
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff November 21, 2018 Americans were warned Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce. But that doesn’t have this local produce stand running scared.The Stillman’s Farm produce stand at the Boston Public Market was still selling romaine lettuce Wednesday, even as other shops and restaurants — both local and national chains — pulled their romaine or replaced it with other types of leafy greens.The aversion to romaine Wednesday came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped a bombshell of a warning Tuesday, urging people to stop eating romaine in all its forms after an E. coli outbreak sickened 32 people across 11 states — including in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. The CDC also said retailers should pull romaine from their shelves and restaurants should refrain from serving it until … [Read more...] about Here’s why this Massachusetts produce stand is still selling romaine despite the CDC warning
Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 12:01 AM EST Nov 9, 2018 Snagging a spot as one of the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces typically starts with strong leadership. Business leaders strive to build a family-friendly environment; create a culture where problems get fixed, not kicked down the road, and nurture talent and ideas so that people actually are happy to show up for work. It's pretty hard to be a Top Workplace without thoughtful managers. Leadership, according top executives in the 2018 Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces, presented by the Better Business Bureau, means taking time to meet with employees on any topic, making sure that you lead by example, keeping up to date on management trends and making sure employees find their workplace rewarding. Three leaders are the recipients of the 2018 Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Leadership Award. The top leaders in the large, midsize and small category … [Read more...] about Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces leaders share secrets to success