The Marriage Advantage
INSIDEHIGHERED.COM, Oct. 20 — In a news item entitled “Want to Get Ahead? Get Hitched,” Inside Higher Ed reported that married men perform better than their single counterparts when it comes to post-graduate success.
Joseph Price, a graduate student
in economics at
The study of 11,000 graduate students over a 20-year period found that married male students are 4% more likely to publish articles while in graduate school and are 8.4% more likely to obtain a tenure-track job within six months of graduating than single men.
Price, a married father of three whose wife is currently pregnant, told Inside Higher Education that better time management skills might be the reason for the disparity.
“For me,” said Price, “the biggest thing is that, at 3 p.m., I’m crunching hard because I need to get home at 6.”
BC Wants ‘Balance’
THE BOSTON GLOBE, Oct. 17 —
BC’s administrators have adopted new rules allowing them to reject student-recruited speakers whose viewpoints conflict with the school’s Catholic and Jesuit identity if another speaker is not invited to balance discussion by offering Catholic perspectives.
Under the policy, administrators will review student-sponsored speaker presentations and may cancel events if organizers have failed to include Catholic viewpoints.
According to the Globe, the policy was enacted in response
to a student-sponsored panel discussion at
“The university is saying that it
has the right to request that a balanced perspective be presented on
fundamental issues of Church teachings,” said
THE SACRAMENTO BEE, Oct. 23 — The
food should be great, but it won’t be all fun for students who travel to Europe
as part of the
The program will include a
two-week stay in
“Long-term corporate performance demands ethical performance,” Sugarman said, echoing sentiments he earlier expressed in the Register (“New Approvals and Programs for School,” Oct. 22-28). “Where is Enron now? What about Tyco?”
Benedict Visits Lateran U
REUTERS, Oct. 21 — Speaking
at the start of the new academic year at
In his remarks, the Holy Father alluded to the story of Icarus, the mythical Greek character who ignored his father’s warning and flew to close to the sun, melting his wings and crashing to his doom.
“Letting yourself be seduced by discovery without paying attention to the criteria of a deeper vision,” Benedict told Lateran students and faculty, “could lead to the drama the myth speaks of.”