2475149762_be7b1aed72_oOH snap. But really, the headline is a bit sensational. (That’s what they’re for, though, right?) It’s merely referring to the Wall Street Journal’s latest study, which surveyed recruiters from 479 of the world’s largest companies asking which schools they deem to be the “top picks” in terms of turning out graduates who are “best prepared and most able to succeed.”

Out of the top 25 schools (UC Berkeley placed read more »


Looks like Berkeley’s got some new competition on the university front–Zaytuna College, a Muslim four-year liberal arts college, opens its doors today. New universities are always cause for celebration, and this one, the first of its kind in the US, is especially exciting.

The college was founded by (go figure) a UC Berkeley (and Saint Mary’s) professor named Hatem Bazian, and it’s open to students of all faiths. The university is not yet accredited by WASC (although they’re working on it). The first class only has 15 students, read more »