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Making the Case for Information Literacy 1

Introduction The new University Curriculum rolling out this academic year brings attention to teaching information literacy skills to the undergraduate population. In this series of blog entries, I will discuss what information literacy is, how it can be considered in … Continue reading

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Growing Female Participation in Computer Science

Giving Women the Access Code Katie Hafner New York Times, April 2, 2012 A generation ago women made up 37% of all computer science graduates, but in the last ten years it shrank to 18%.  Some universities are bucking this … Continue reading

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SMU Beats TCU (in Graduating Students!)

College Completion 2012 The Chronicle of Higher Education Ever wonder how successful SMU and its students are at earning undergraduate degrees?  The Chronicle, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, collected and analyzed data from 3,800 degree-granting institutions, … Continue reading

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College Degrees at Record Levels

U.S. Bachelor Degree Rate Passes Milestone By Richard Perez-Pena New York Times, February 23, 2012 Good news everyone. Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau reports thirty percent of adults over the age of 25 have at least a bachelors … Continue reading

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