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    1. The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future. The Fellowship is designed to provide recipients with the flexibility to pursue their own artistic, intellectual, and professional activities in the absence of specific obligations or reporting requirements. MacArthur supports people and organizations working to address a variety of complex societal challenges. The Fellowship program offers a $625,000 award over five years to individuals who have displayed extraordinary creativity in their fields, encouraging them to further harness their potential in future works. While many recipients come from the performing arts community, the program also includes teachers, scientists, journalists, and humanitarians. In 2015, the Foundation paid out $325.4 million in grants and program-related investments to organizations and individuals in the United States and around the world. Since 1978, the Foundation has paid out $6 billion through more than 23,506 grants and program-related investments to more than 8,565 organizations and individuals. As of December 31, 2016, MacArthur's assets totaled $6.2 billion. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about 50 countries. In addition to Chicago, MacArthur has offices in India, Mexico, and Nigeria. John D. MacArthur (1897-1978) developed and owned Bankers Life and Casualty Company and other businesses, as well as considerable property in Florida and New York. His wife Catherine (1909-1981) held positions in many of these companies and served as a director of the Foundation. 
    2. On average, over a lifetime, college graduates earn $1.19 million; high-school graduates earn $580,000.
    3. Harvard University produced more leaders of the country than any other institution; Yale University comes second in the list of the most common routes to becoming president; the US Military Academy is third; Princeton University is fourth; and the College of William and Mary is fifth.
    4. 2016/17 starting pay of graduates of well-known U.S. universities/colleges:
    5. The average starting salary for teachers in the U.S. is $39,000; the average ending salary (after 25 years in the profession) is $67,000.
    7. As of 2016 in New York City, a starting lawyer going into a prestigious firm makes $160,000while starting teachers make roughly $45,000.
    9. Around 53% of the world’s out-of-school children are girls and 2/3 of the illiterate people in the world are women. Women who are less educated are having more children, on average 2.5 children, over the course of their lifetime when compared to more educated women, on average 1.7 children.
    10. In 2015, the total number of illiterate adults reached 745.1 million. Women aged 15 years and older are 9% less likely to be literate than men, and young women between 15 and 24 years old are 4% less likely to be literate than young men.
    11. Fascinated by numbers, a young whiz masters math, Stephanie Mui, 17, not yet out of high school, received a master's degree in math in May 2017 at George Mason University. By the end of fifth grade, Stephanie began taking classes at NOVA, earning an associate’s degree by age 13. She earned enough credits to enroll at Mason as a junior by spring 2015 and received received a bachelor's degree in math in May 2016. Mui, who plans to attend New York University in 2017 fall on a full research fellowship to begin work on a PhD in math, boasts a GPA of just below 4.0, with one A-minus in an English class at Mason.
    12. In 2015, Asia tops biggest global school rankings based on math and science, at age 15:
    13. In 1988, aged just 13, Terence Tao became the youngest gold medal recipient in International Mathematical Olympiad history – a record that still stands today. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees at the age of 16 from Flinders University. In 1992 he won a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study in the United States, and received his PhD at the age of 21 at Princeton University.
    14. In 1988 Tue Nguyen, a "boat person" who spoke no English when he fled Vietnam in 1979, has earned a record seventh degree, a doctorate in nuclear engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where Nguyen has five bachelor of science degrees--in physics, computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics and nuclear engineering--and a master of science degree in nuclear engineering.
    15. There were about 427,000 international undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities in the 2015-2016 school year. The top groups were China, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, India and Vietnam. The international students annually spend around $21 billion in the United States on tuition, fees, housing and living expenses.
    16. Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, United States, and Sweden are the top countries for overall best countries ranking in education.
    17. The United States ranks 5th in the attainment of a college degree among 25-64 year-olds, but 12th when considering 25-34 year-olds.
    18. Fifty three (53) percent of Asian adults 25 and older had a least a bachelor's degree in 2015, compared with 36 percent of whites, 23 percent of blacks and 15 percent of Hispanics; and 21 percent of Asian age 25 and older had an advanced degree, compared with 14 percent of whites.
    19. In 1964, in the U.S. just 27% of blacks ages 25 and older had a high school diploma, while the share is 88% in 2015; by comparison, 51% of whites in 1964 had a diploma, versus 93% in 2015.
    20. The Harvard Library system comprises about 73 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes. It is the oldest library system in the United States and the largest university library in the world.
    21. Most college students don't graduate on time; as per a Department of Education's report, only 59 percent of students who started at any four-year institution in the fall of 2006 graduated by 2012.
    22. University of Virginia (93.1%), University of California at Berkeley (91%), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (90%), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (90%) and University of Florida (86.5%) are the public universities with the highest graduation rates in the U.S.
    23. Granite State College, Concord, New Hampshire (9.1%), Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis, Missouri (10.4%), Southern University at New Orleans, Louisiana (10.5%), University of Alaska-Southeast, Juneau, Alaska (12.2%), University of Maine at Augusta, Maine (12.8%), Nevada State College, Henderson, Nevada (13.8%), Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland (13.9%), University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, Texas (14.1%), City University of New York, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, New York (14.7%), and Empire State College, State University Of New York (15.5%) are 10 public universities with the worst graduation rates in the U.S.
    24. College graduates from the class of 2014 owe an average of nearly $29,000 in student loan debt.
    25. One year after college, just under two-thirds of borrowers were repaying their undergraduate loans.
    26. Girls are rare at the International Math Olympiad.
    27. Around two-third of the American leaders who received graduate degrees went to a top 10 graduate school in their field.
    28. The number of Chinese students in the U.S. reached 235,597 in the 2012-2013 academic year, the last period for which the figure is available, up 21.4% from 2011-2012. This made one Chinese in four foreign students on U.S. campuses. Chinese families often pay third-party recruiters fees ranging from $6,000 to $10,000, with "bonuses" for admission to the top universities in the U.S.
    29. As of 8/2014, the average college cost, with housing and meal plan included, for undergraduate in-state students attending a four-year public college or university was $18,943 and $32,762 for out-of-state students. At two-year public schools, in-state students paid an average $11,052. The average cost to attend a private, four-year nonprofit college is $42,419, including room and board.
    30. In 2012, 53.5% of Russian adults held at least 4-year college/tertiary degrees, 52.6% for Canada, 46.6% for Japan, 46.4% for Israel, 43.1% for the U.S., 41.7% for South Korea, 41.0% for Australia, 41.0% for the U.K., and less than 4% of Chinese adults had tertiary qualifications.
    31. In the U.S., according to The College Board, during the 2013–14 academic year, the average cost of tuition, room and board at a private nonprofit four-year college and at a public four-year college were $40,917 and $18,391, respectively.
    32. The United States used to be the leader in quantity and quality of K-12 education; today U.S. students rank around the middle of the pack, and behind many other advanced industrial nations. The most recent PISA results, from 2015, placed the U.S. an unimpressive 38th out of 71 countries in math and 24th in science. Among the 35 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the U.S. ranked 30th in math and 19th in science.
    33. In 2013 the U.S. placed below average in math and about average in reading and science among the 34 countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED). In the math result, students from Shanghai scored 613 on a 1,000-point scale where the OECD average was 494. Students from Singapore scored 573, Hong Kong 561, Taiwan 560, South Korea 554, Macau 538 and Japan 536. Students in the U.S. scored 481 points, also trailing countries such as France, the U.K. and Russia.
    34. In 2013, 24.3 percent of the foreign-born labor force age 25 and over had not completed high school, compared with 4.8 percent of the native-born labor force. The foreign born were less likely than the native born to have some college or an associate degree—17.1 percent versus 30.1 percent. The proportions for foreign-born and native-born persons that had a bachelor’s degree or higher were more similar, at 33.8 percent and 37.5 percent, respectively.
    35. Only 43 percent of test-takers in 2013 met the SAT's definition of being prepared for college; the 1.6 million test-takers averaged 496 in reading, 514 on math and 488 on writing.
    36. Online course completion rates are very low, averaging 4% across all courses and ranging from 2% to 14% depending on the course and measurement of completion.
    37. There were around 6,000 charter schools serving about 2.3 million students in the 2012-2013 school year in 42 states and the District of Columbia. A study conducted by Stanford University researchers showed that only 29 percent of charter schools performed better in math than local public schools.
    38. In the U.S., around 14 percent of new teachers leave by the end of their first year; 33 percent leave within their first three years; and almost 50 percent leave in five years.
    39. Only 0.4 percent of undergraduates attend one of the Ivy League schools.
    40. Every year, only 69 percent of American high school seniors earn their diplomas, and about 70 percent of all entering American ninth-grade students read below grade level.
    41. American students in poor and minority schools are twice as likely to have an inexperienced teacher and are 61 percent more likely to be assigned an uncertified teacher.
    42. In the US only about 78 percent of students earn their high school diplomas in four years. Among students of color, only 71 percent of Hispanic, 66 percent of African American, and 69 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native students in the U.S. graduate with a regular diploma, compared to 83 percent of white students and 94 percent of Asian/Pacific Islander students..
    43. Around half of the American students who enter a 4-year school will receive a bachelor’s degree within 6 years.
    44. U.S. universities awarded 750,000 master’s degrees each year; among the top 20 in 2012 were University of New York (2nd), Columbia University (3rd), Harvard University (15th), Liberty University (8th), which awarded 5,093 master's degrees, John Hopkins University, awarded 4,785, ranked ninth, and the George Washington University (GWU), which awarded about 3,900 master’s degrees, ranking 18th in the nation. The online unit of the for-profit University of Phoenix, which awarded about 18,600, ranked first.
    45. The ‘‘Pay as You Earn’’ program, effective Dec. 21, 2012, allows eligible student-loan borrowers to cap monthly payments to 10 percent of discretionary income, and have their loans forgiven after 20 years. An earlier version of the program allows borrowers to pay 15 percent of their discretionary income for up to 25 years, after which the rest of their loan is forgiven.
    46. A study conducted by Harvard University finds that for-profit colleges/institutions/universities educate a larger fraction of minority, disadvantaged, and older students, who often end up with higher unemployment and “idleness” rates and lower earnings than do comparable students from other schools, and that they have far greater student debt burdens and default rates on their student loans. For-profit colleges are often attractive to non-traditional students.  With their myriad of online, night and weekend offerings, for-profits provide a lot of flexibility.   Many for-profit colleges are also interested in serving minority, low-income and first-generation college students.
    47. As a per study from the National Bureau of Economic Research, applicants who list for-profit college credentials on their resumes don't get called back by potential employers as frequently as graduates who hold other kinds of degrees.
    48. Tuition and fees at for-profit colleges averaged $15,130; compared to $3,264 at two-year public colleges for in-state students and $8,893 at four-year public colleges for in-staters in the 2013-2014 academic year.
    49. Unlike credit cards and mortgages, student-loan borrowers cannot wipe out the debt through bankruptcy.
    50. In the U.S., while 347,985 students earned business degrees in 2009, only 15,496 grads walked away with a degree in mathematics.
    51. An average 13.4 percent of student-loan borrowers who entered repayment in fiscal year 2009 defaulted within three years; 47 percent of them attended for-profit colleges and universities. The lowest default rate is Midwestern University (Ill) and the highest one is ITT Technical Institute (Ind).
    52. In China, people with some college education make up about 9 percent of China’s population in 2012, up from 3.6 percent in 2000; by comparison, more than one-third of Americans have some college education.
    53. In New York city, students are required to take a test to study at 9 specialized high schools, which were designed for the best and the brightest. In 2012, 733 of the 12,525 black and Hispanic students who took the exam were offered seats (6%). For whites, 1,253 of the 4,101 test takers were offered seats (31%). Of 7,119 Asian students who took the test, 2,490 were offered seats (35%).
    54. Attending college is a smart choice; a person who held a professional degree has a $4.2M wealth accumulation over a career, compared with a Doctoral degree graduate's $3.5M, $2.8M for Master's degree, $2.4 for Bachelor's degree, $1.8M for 2-year college's degree, $1.6M for some college, $1.4M for high school graduate, and $1M for less than high school.
    55. By 2020, it predicts that 65% of all jobs will require bachelor's degree or higher.
    56. The average debt of a 4-year college student was $25,250 in 2010.
    57. Each year around 20,000 students receive a full scholarship that covers all costs.
    58. In the U.S. only 58% of 4-year college students graduated on time.
    59. Caucasian students are 40 percent more likely to win private scholarships than minority students.
    60. Most states in the U.S. do not allow graduates from online law schools to become licensed to practice law as an attorney.
    61. In 2012 Herguan University, an unaccredited school, was served with a notice of intent to withdraw its SEVP certification. Former Herguan's CEO, Jerry Wang, has been indicted on visa fraud charges, and was sentenced to 12 months in prison in 2015.
    62. In 2011, Tri-Valley University (TVU), an unaccredited school, was raided by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for operating as a front for illegal immigration. TVU's founder and owner, Susan Su, was arrested on indictments by a Federal Grand Jury on 33 counts.
    63. In 2011 University of Northern Virginia, an unaccredited school, was raided by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The university was closed on July 16, 2013 by order of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, due to its failure to achieve accreditation.
    64. The Harkin report found that the average cost to earn an associate-degree (2-year degree) or a program certificate at for-profit colleges is about four times as much as those at community colleges and public universities.
    65. In 2010-2011 the University of Phoenix, the largest for-profit college, received $1.2 billion in Pell grants; however, two-thirds of its associate-degree students leave before completing their 2-year degree.
    66. Among 30 for-profit colleges, an average of 22.4% of revenue went to marketing and recruiting, 19.4% to profits and 17.7% to instruction. Their chief executive officers were paid an average of $7.3 million annually, except the chief executive of Strayer Education, made about $41 million in 2009.
    67. Unlike traditional nonprofit colleges, for-profits are prohibited from getting more than 90 percent of their revenue from federal financial aid funding. They are also subject to new “gainful employment” rules that link access to federal cash with graduates’ success in finding jobs.
    68. Most for-profit universities and institutions are virtual schools that provide their education online. For-profit schools tend to focus on job-specific curriculums, such as business administration, medical billing and web design. Most of these often fail to provide programs properly accredited by agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education, and their degrees are often not recognized. Academic standards of online schools are not as challenging and rigorous as traditional schools.
    69. Around 13% of students at community colleges and 48% at four-year public universities take out loans compared with about 96% of students at for-profit schools.
    70. Senator Thomas Harkin, who is responsible for oversight investigation of Federal dollars going to for-profit schools, raised the issues about the conflict of interest of the American Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a national accrediting agency that accredits many for-profit colleges, accepted compensation directly from the schools receiving its accreditation awards.
    71. For-profit colleges, such as University of Phoenix, Everest Institute, and Potomac College, usually draw in less educated students into the classroom. The U.S. government is investigating the business practices of for-profit colleges, including the one that they made money from these students by helping them to obtain federal student aid, requiring their families to co-sign the loan, despite the student being adults and leave them in heavy debt with a worthless degree.
    72. As of 2011 46% of teachers in public schools leave the profession within five years.
    73. Americans spend about $4.7 on graduation gifts annually.
    74. About 30% of U.S. college students with loans dropped out.
    75. Students from a family with annual income between $50,000 and $100,000 are more likely to win scholarships than those of a family who make less than $50,000.
    76. Around 14% of U.S. students students majoring computer science are women.
    77. While the adult education program, which is designed for adults, teaches basic remedial lessons, continuing education is for adults to further their existing education.
    78. People can make much more money by earning a college degree; a person with a Bachelor's degree will earn, on average, almost twice as much as workers with a high school diploma.
    79. A high school dropout often earns about $260,000 less than high school graduates, and $800,000 less than college graduates in their lifetime.
    80. There are approximately 1.3 million students failed to graduate from U.S. high school annually.
    81. More than half (57%) of teachers hold master's degrees; however, this teaching profession has an average national starting salary of $30,377 while computer programmers start at an average of $43,635, public accounting professionals at $44,668, and registered nurses at $45,570.
    82. Per a survey results provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, an English professor has an average salary of $43.50 per hour while a dentist and a nuclear engineer only make $33.34 and $36.16 per hour respectively.
    83. Teachers spend an average of 50 hours per week on instructional duties, including an average of 12 hours each week on non-compensated school-related activities such as grading papers, bus duty, and club advising.
    84. Almost 50 percent of new teachers leave the profession during the first five years of teaching, and 37 percent of teachers who do not plan to continue teaching until retirement blame low pay for their decision to leave the profession.
    85. College degrees or training certificates obtained from unaccredited institutions are not accepted by the U.S. government and most corporations. In the U.S. these unaccredited institutions often have licenses issued by cities/states for formal legal authorization to enroll students, help foreign students to get student visas or issue degrees, but their degrees or certificates are considered worthless. There are hundred of unaccredited colleges, seminaries, and universities, which do not have educational accreditation in the U.S.
    86. In 2009-2010, 691,000 international students studied in the U.S., of which nearly 128,000 are Chinese students. The top five countries sending students to the U.S. – China, India, South Korea, Canada, and Taiwan – account for more than half of all foreign students studying in the U.S. The universities hosting the largest number of foreign students (at least 7,000) are University of Southern California, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and New York University. Around 40% of foreign students in the U.S. study business and management or engineering followed physical and life sciences, and math and computer science.
    87. In 2008-2009, 260,327 American students studied abroad. The top destinations for U.S. students are Great Britain, Italy, and Spain. Others popular countries hosting American students include Peru, South Korea, and Chile, China, Argentina, South Africa, Denmark, and the Czech Republic.
    88. As of January 2009, Mike Nicholson, 67, has 27 college degrees, 12 of which are from Western Michigan University. He has been either a full time or part-time student for the last 50 years. He holds 1 Doctoral degree, 20 Master's degrees, 1 Bachelor's degree, 2 Associate's degrees, and 3 Specialist's degrees.
    89. The most worthless college majors: Religion, Film, Latin, English Literature, Dance, Music Therapy, American Studies, Art History.
    90. Paul Quinn College (Dallas, TX) bans pork products, such as bacon, in its dining facilities, and issues a penalty of $100 to students who don’t dress business casual for class.
    91. In 2010, there were about 16.3 million public school students in grades 9 to 12 in the United States.
    92. There are approximate 99,000 public elementary and secondary schools with around 3.3 million teachers for about 50 million students in the U.S. Of these, almost 35.0 million are in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade and 14.8 million in grades 9 through 12. An additional 5.8 million students attend private schools.
    93. About 3,327,000 students are expected to graduate from high school in 2009–10, including 3,005,000 from public high schools and 321,000 from private high schools.
    94. The percentage of high school completers enrolling in college was 68.6 percent in 2008. The enrolling rate for females is 71.5 percent while the rate for males is 65.9 percent.
    95. Most American universities/colleges accepted more courses from the Advanced Placement Program (AP) program than the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.
    96. In Fall 2009, around 18.4 million students attended more than 4,400 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S. About 7.2 million students attended public 4-year institutions, 6.5 million attended public 2-year institutions, 4.4 million attended private 4-year institutions, and 0.3 million attended private 2-year colleges.
    97. In the US, more than half of undergraduates (56 percent) – as well as 59 percent of graduate students – were women.
    98. A 2009 study showed that U.S. students ranked 25th among 34 countries in math and science, behind nations like China, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Finland.
    99. Former Senator Warren Rudman graduated from Syracuse university in 1952, he was denied his diploma because he would not pay an $18 for the college yearbook. When he was selected to the Senate in 1980, Syracuse finally sent him the diploma, but he refused to accept it.
    100. There were 1.5 million home schooled students in the United States in 2007.
    101. 53% of the world’s out-of-school children are girls and 2/3 of the illiterate people in the world are women.
    102. E-learning (or eLearning) is the use of electronic educational technology in learning and/or teaching. It is sometimes referred to as online learning, distance education, internet-based training, web-based training, flexible learning and digital education.

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    52. Who Borrows Most? Bachelor's Degree Recipients with High Levels of Student Debt (April 2010).
    53. Paying for College: Students from Middle-Income Backgrounds (2010).
    54. Evaluation of the Comprehensive School Reform Program Implementation and Outcomes Fifth Year Report.
    55. Achieving Dramatic School Improvement: An Exploratory Study.
    56. Encouraging Girls in Math and Science.
    57. Mathematics Framework for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
    58. Science Framework for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
    59. Foundations For Success: The Final Report Of The National Mathematics Advisory Panel.
    60. Status Of Education In Rural America.
    61. State And Local Implementation Of The No Child Left Behind Act: Volume 1-Title I School Choice.
    62. U.S. Student And Adult Performance On International Assessments Of Educational Achievement: Findings.
    63. First-Generation Students In Postsecondary Education: A Look At Their College Transcripts.
    64. Trends In Educational Equity Of Girls And Women.
    65. Arts Education: Highlights Of The NAEP 1997 Arts Assessment Report Card: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.
    66. Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology.
    67. NCEE 2010-4030 - Evaluation of Charter Schools Impacts: Executive Summary.
    68. Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings From Two Student Cohorts.
    69. U.S. Performance Across International Assessments of Student Achievement.

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    Facing Online Fraudulent Degrees -- Today many online schools provides diploma mills, which are not accredited and students essentially pay for a meritless piece paper. It is estimated that there are over 400 diploma mills and 300 counterfeit diploma web sites doing business of more than $500 million annually. Visit U.S. Department of Education or Better Business Bureaus to search database of accredited post-secondary schools or check out an online degree program's reputation.

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    Commencement Addresses (Video)
    1. Barack Obama's 2016 Speech at Rutgers University
    2. Barack Obama's 2016 Speech at Howard University
    3. Michael Bloomberg's 2016 Speech at University of Michigan
    4. Clarence Thomas's 2016 Speech at Hillsdale College
    5. Larry Ellison's 2016 Speech at University of Southern California
    6. Matthew McConaughey's 2016 Speech at University of Houston
    7. Joseph-Biden's 2016 Speech at University of Notre Dame
    8. Tim Cook's 2015 Speech at George Washington University
    9. Maya Rudolph's 2015 Speech at Tulane University
    10. Stephen Colbert's 2015 Speech at Wake Forest University
    11. Denzel Washington's 2015 Speech at Dillard University
    12. Jim Carrey's 2014 Speech at Maharishi University
    13. Michael Bloomberg's 2014 Speech at Harvard University
    14. Barack Obama's 2013 Speech at Morehouse College
    15. Oprah Winfrey's 2013 Speech at Harvard University
    16. Barack Obama's 2012 Speech at Barnard College
    17. Bill Clinton's 2012 Speech at Columbia College
    18. Barack Obama's 2012 Speech at Hankuk University (S. Korea)
    19. J.K. Rowling's 2011 Speech at Harvard University
    20. Tom Hanks's 2011 Speech at Yale College
    21. Conan O'Brien's 2011 Speech at Dartmouth University
    22. Denzel Washington's 2011 Speech at University of Pennsylvania
    23. Bill Clinton's 2010 Speech at Yale University
    24. Barack Obama's 2010 Speech at University of Michigan
    25. Ellen DeGeneres's 2009 Speech at Tulane University
    26. Barack Obama's 2009 Speech at Arizona State University
    27. Oprah Winfrey's 2008 Speech at Stanford University
    28. Bill Gate's 2007 Speech at Harvard University
    29. Steve Job's 2005 Speech at Stanford University
    30. Tom Hanks's 2005 Speech at Vassar College

    Scholarship Programs
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    57. Jacki Tuckfield Scholarship
    58. Jackie Robinson Foundation
    59. Joe Francis Scholarship Foundation
    60. John G. Williams Scholarship
    61. Marquette's Scholarships and Scholars Programs
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    63. Marconi Foundation
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    65. Mellinger Educational Foundation
    66. New Writer Scholarship 2015
    67. NHSC Scholarship Program
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    73. Rotary Foundation
    74. Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
    75. Scholarship America
    76. Scholarship Information and Search
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    78. cholarship Monkey - Search for Scholarships
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    80. Sallie Mae College Answer
    81. Scholarship Experts
    82. Scholarship Points
    83. Scholarship Portal
    84. Scholarship Search Insider
    85. Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund
    86. Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship
    87. Stratford Scholarship
    88. Student Awards
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    90. Super College
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    94. Society of Yeager Scholars
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    96. Thurgood Marshall College Fund
    97. Udall Scholarship
    98. Underwood Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
    99. United Negro College Fund
    100. U.S. Achievement Academy
    101. Wallace Wood Scholarship Fund

    Scholarship Programs for Minority Students
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    3. Campus Grotto Scholarships.
    4. College Scholarships for Minority.
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    7. Federal Student Aid.
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    10. Gates Millennium Scholarships.
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    14. LuLac Scholarship Funds.
    15. Minority Scholarships for College.
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    17. National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships.
    18. Sallie Mae Scholarships for Minority Students.
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    20. ScienceNet Scholarships.
    21. Siemens Westinghouse Competition.
    22. The Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford.
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    25. Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid.

    Exploratorium -- Online since 1993, the Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Our site now contains over 15,000 Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics.

    Eyewitness to History --  A informative site covering from the Ancient World through the 20th Century.  Did the Emperor Nero fiddle while Rome burned? What did a Justice Department informant describe making bribery payments to Spiro Agnew?

    Fact Monster-- A site in combining essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help for kids. From the solar system to spelling tips to the latest on Harry Potter, the site has the information kids are seeking, all in one easy-to-use, searchable site.

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    Family Education Network -- FEN is an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.

    Global Warming -- While North America and Europe—where the science is strongest—exhibit the highest density of indicators, scientists have made a great effort in recent years to document the early impacts of global warming on other continents.

    Infoplease - All the Knowledge You Need -- The largest educational publisher in the world, has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938 in a way that engages and entertains.

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    Innovative Lives -- The Lemelson Center's Innovative Lives series inspires young people to explore the interdisciplinary world of invention. By interacting with American inventors and entrepreneurs, middle-school students learn firsthand about history, technology, and science.

    Marian Koshland Science Museum -- Opened in April 2004, the Museum features state-of-the-art exhibitions targeted to the general public, bringing to life the numerous studies conducted by the National Academies every year.

    National Center for Education Statistics -- Provides the educational databases and tools that allow user to search for schools, colleges, universities, libraries, and information related to education  nationwide in the U.S.

    Nobel -- On November 27, 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris, briefly outlining his vision of five prizes for those who during the past year have done humanity the greatest service.

    Questia -- The first online library that provides 24/7 access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. To complement the library, Questia offers a range of search, note-taking, and writing tools.

    Smithsonian Institution -- Established since August 10, 1846, Smithsonian Institution is an institutional memory of a unique American cultural resource and a steward of the national collections.

    Science Learning Network -- An online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.

    Tales of Future Past --... True, we didn't know exactly what the future would be like, but we knew that it had to be one of a few alternatives; some good, some very bad. The future was a world with a distinct architecture...

    World Wildlife Fund -- From working to save the giant panda and bringing back the Asian rhino to establishing and helping to manage parks and reserves worldwide, WWF has been a conservation leader for more than 40 years.

    Education News -- A Global Leading News Source covering educational, political, business, and environmental issues.

    Inside Higher ED -- An online source for news, opinion and jobs for higher education.

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    The Year of the MOOC -- MOOC is usually free, credit-less and, well, massive... Khan Academy -- Offering a free world-class education via online courses. The Big MOCC Three -- At a Glance: edX, Coursera, and Udacity.

    edX: -- Featuring learning designed specifically for interactive study through free online courses. Coursera -- Offering courses online for anyone to take, for free. Udacity -- Offering free courses online to innovate, educate and collaboratively promote education.

    Future Learn -- Offering free online courses from top universities and cultural institutions. iVersity -- Offering unprecedented opportunities for students and professors alike. MIT OpenCourseWare -- Aa web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content

    Open University -- Offering free online courses from top universities and cultural institutions. Stanford Online -- Offering a variety of professional education opportunities. Ted -- Offering a platform for ideas worth spreading.

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    College Commencement Speeches
    Barack Obama (Wesleyan '08) - "Now understand this - believing that change is possible is not the same as being naïve. Go into service with your eyes wide open, for change will not come easily. On the big issues that our nation faces, difficult choices await. We’ll have to face some hard truths, and some sacrifice will be required – not only from you individually, but from the nation as a whole."
    Bill Gates (Hardvard '07) - "We can make market forces work better for the poor if we can develop a more creative capitalism - if we can stretch the reach of market forces so that more people can make a profit, or at least make a living, serving people who are suffering from the worst inequities."
    Steve Jobs (Stanford '05) - "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma--which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become." (Video)
    Carleton Fiorina (MIT '00) - "Leadership is not about hierarchy or title or status; it is about having influence and mastering change. Leadership is not about bragging rights or battles or even the accumulation of wealth; it's about connecting and engaging at multiple levels. It's about challenging minds and capturing hearts."
    Richard N. Kaplan (Illinois '99) - "...we're not perfect, but trying your best to be honest, fair and accurate in your life, no matter what you do and being dedicated to taking responsibility, for admitting a wrong when the train runs off the tracks, which it inevitably will, this is central to your being a person of good character."
    Bill Clinton (MIT '98) - "But to make the very most of your life and the opportunities you have been given, you, too, must rise to your responsibility to give something back to America of what you have been given. As the years pass your generation will be judged and you will begin to judge yourselves not only on what you do for yourself and your family, but on the contributions you make to others -- to your country, your communities, your generation of children."
    Oprah Winfrey (Wellesley '97) - "Turn your wounds into wisdom. You will be wounded many times in your life. You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience."
    Salman Rushdie (Bard College '96) - "Do not bow your heads. Do not know your place. Defy the gods. You will be astonished how many of them turn out to have feet of clay. Be guided, if possible, by your better natures."
    Education Secretary Arne Duncan (April 4, 2011 - For-Profit-Colleges Issues) - "We're trying to walk a fine line to make sure the good actors are supported and bad actors can't take advantage of people trying to better their lives."
    Clarence Thomas and Yale - "I’d learned the hard way that a law degree from Yale meant one thing for white graduates and another for blacks, no matter how much anyone denied it."
    Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler Group, (University of Toledo, 8 May 2011) - "In the months and years ahead, you will face the enormous challenge of keeping up with a constantly changing world. You will need to be open and flexible in order to embrace that change. The winds of change will blow you off course if you are not anchored by a core set of values. While circumstances may change around us, values are not negotiable. Defining your values is much more than an academic exercise. It takes time and effort to clarify what you believe in, what puts meaning into your life and, ultimately, gives you integrity."
    Denzel Washington (University of Pennsylvania, 2011)- "I’ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks, nothing."
    Arnold Schwarzenegger (University of Southern California, 2009)- "Whatever path that you take in your lives, you must always find time to give something back, something back to your community, give something back to your state or to your country."
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