It’s my honor to have been selected to present a lightning talk this weekend at the 2015 Indiana Women in Computing (InWiC) conference. My subject is a practical one, “5 Ideas for Paying for College as an Adult Returning Student,” based on my previous post.
The goal of the conference is to provide a low cost, regionally-tailored, small conference for women in computing. It is sponsored out of Purdue University.
On Tuesday, I took part in a “Shark Tank“-style business competition in IUPUI journalism instructor Adam Wren‘s J409 class on media management. Seven teams of students vied to win the most funding for their media startup. Continue reading Journalism (student) entrepreneurs dream up next Indy startups
On the heels of #AdviceForYoungJournalists (which seems to have been sparked by a Felix Salmon blog post), Twitter lit up today with a similar hashtag, #AdviceForYoungAcademics.
As in the other thread, these tweets contained nuggets of genuine wisdom — mixed with some incredibly bad advice and/or hilarious lines. Some examples below: Continue reading The best of #AdviceForYoungAcademics tweets