student loan saga


I just lovingly placed every paper related to my student loans in the recycling bin. Adventures Cranky Rants Tales & Blarney education freedom money strategy student loanIt’s done. They are paid off. It only took me 14 years. (:-0) My hair is white, just like the jokes say, but by George, they are paid off. The balance due, once over $45,000 USD, is now zero. […].

What my students learned this semester


Spiritual Ecopsychology poetry nature Tina Fields ecopsychology transformation gratitude Naropa contemplative education relationship studentsStart paying attention The difference between me and you (or anything, for that matter) is the thought that creates that reality. I need to be radical in my love, my thoughts, my actions, my acceptance and surrender – to get to the root, the seat of life and growth, which is the seat of […].

Student AERE@SEA Call for Presenters

Environmental Economics

From Elaine Frey: Graduate students in Ph.D. programs who have research interests in environmental and natural resource economics are invited to submit an abstract for designated student AERE sponsored conference sessions at the SEA meetings. In addition, AERE will organize a mentoring panel, which will provide student participants information on topics relevant to their success in the field

Students! AERE/SEA Call for Papers for student sessions

Environmental Economics

Submitted by Elaine Frey : Graduate students or advanced undergraduates who have research interests in environmental and natural resource economics are invited to submit an abstract for a designated student AERE sponsored conference session at the SEA meetings. Interested students should email Elaine Frey ( a brief description of their research (no more than 100 words) by  April 8.

A great job opportunity for an undergraduate economics student (deadline May 28)

Environmental Economics

I wish my benefit-cost analysis students from last fall would stop by so that I could say "I told you so.& Assessing the Benefits & Costs of Environmental Policies that Improve Water Quality :  A research training opportunity is currently available at the U.S.

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Timber! Confessions of a Falling Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Yoga confessions Falling Yoga Student forms of exercise Timber try different exercises try yoga yoga newbieThat morning, I learned a life lesson: yoga is no joke. If you think you are athletic and seem to be in good shape, try a yoga session.

Bronx teacher uses gardening to inspire students to study science

Green (Living) Review

He’s not a farmer, but Stephen Ritz said he and his students have grown more than 30,000 pounds of vegetables over the last eight years. The longtime teacher and founder of the non-profit Green Bronx Machine is determined to change the lives of disadvantaged students, one garden at a time. “I’m

"Student Calls Professor ‘Mom’, Drops Class"

Environmental Economics

Poor Matty: BOONE, NC — In an incident that students involved are calling “absolute gold” and “oh my god hang on a second I’m dying”, local freshman Matty Bridges reportedly called his Economics professor “mom”. “Oh Oh god, ok so he had a question while we were going through the PowerPoint, right? So when he raised his hand he goes ‘uh mom?’” laughed Bobby Trenton, who was sitting next to Bridges at the time of the faux pas.

The sad reality of gender bias among college students

Environmental Economics

My experience is that students either love or hate economics.  We need to stop this unjust and unfair treatment of students and reform our education system to ensure our students are getting the education they deserve, from the professors best equipped to teach them. 

Academia and allotments: the students growing their own food

Green (Living) Review

Thanks to a growing awareness of sustainability issues, students around the country are swapping evenings on cheap beer for afternoons spent growing their own fruit and veg.

10 Ways to Be a Better Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

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10 Clever Student Inventions That Could Reduce Our Waste

Green (Living) Review

But a group of middle school students from Folsom, California, designed a digester that uses bacteria to eat Styrofoam—and turns it into energy and biodegradable plastic. " The students dug through the latest research, and combined what they found into their own process.

Advice for a student

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: I was recently thinking of majors of study, and was wondering what field of Science would compliment economics? I am considering either Ecology or Earth Sciences. I see Earth Sciences the obvious path to go down., but I like the idea of trying to price a polar bear or something. Would you have any insight into which would be better internationally?

"Five colleges where students study"

Environmental Economics

And I think there are truly only five: A story in today’s Post talks about a generational decline in study time , the number of weekly hours college students devote to actual study. AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Craig Schreiner) Students say they are more efficient than before, and adults say they are busier - - distracted by work, dependent care and long commutes. There are few hot spots to distract Centre students from their studies. “It’s

Teaching Students Mindfulness

The Green Changemakers

Some of the many benefits of introducing mind-body exercises into your classroom include students learning better self-control, anxiety management, concentration and mental focus. Have your students sit quietly at their desks with their eyes closed.

Stanford Voted Best University for Vegan Students


Each year, peta2 accepts applications from universities across the Read More The post Stanford Voted Best University for Vegan Students appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Study Finds Elementary Students Like New Healthier Lunches

Green (Living) Review

The peer-reviewed study comes amid concerns that the regulations led schools to throw away more uneaten food and prompted some students to drop out of meal programs. The standards also spurred student-led lunch boycotts in some districts.

Qatari students take on robots!

Green Prophet

Elementary and middle school students from schools across Qatar recently tested their robotics know-how. Besides the social aspects of the event, the aim was to prepare the students for the National Robot Olympiad of Qatar, to be held October 24-25 of this year.

What time is it? It's student comments to instructor time

Environmental Economics

At the end of each semester, students get the opportunity to provide anonymous evaluation and ratings of their class instructors.  A highly imperfect means of evaluating teaching, the Student Evaluation of Instruction is often the only means we have of getting student feedback. He should have not lectured but picked one model, put us into groups and have us solve problems or work through the model in class with the students leading the process.

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Letter to a New Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

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I had Sex with one of my Yoga Students. Here’s how it Went Down.

Elephant Journal

Now imagine how blindsided I felt by the universe when less than one year later, I found myself attracted to a student at my own training. Enlightened Society Love Right Livelihood Yoga brahmacharya breach of contract dating love mindfulness power dynamic relationships sex with student student teacher love affair yoga teacher trainingIt was completely against the rules of our yoga teacher training (YTT) community. I fired the teacher for being in breach of contract.

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Student-led Change Projects Toolkits

The Green Changemakers

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

A Letter to my Yoga Students—the Beloved & Broken Ones.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Meditation Yoga broken growing mental flexibility potential yoga student yoga teacherI like to say before classes that I am merely a guide, because I feel the term "teacher" is actually a guise. I don’t really want to teach you anything—I want to awaken you to your infinite potential.

To the Students threatened with Deportation by their Teacher.

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Bret Harte Middle School Deportation Hispanic students teacherThe teacher said that if you were born here and your parents were illegal, they would have to go and leave you behind. The teacher said.

How to be a Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

The best way to start becoming a student of yoga is by paying attention. Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today asana how to be a yoga student yoga for beginners yoga workshopsAfter my first classes, my body and mind were telling me how i.

The Solution to the Student Debt Crisis.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems bubble debt education student loans US economyHow can we remedy this massive economic bubble before it bursts?

Dear Yoga Students: Your Teacher Loves You.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes it feels like we are making a patchwork quilt, dense with the primary colored energy of your spirit pressing up against your fellow students to make a pattern like stained glass. I imagine that together, we are weaving the fabric of this class.

Can Students Discard Printed Books in the Future?

Green Prophet

This post explores the future of books in the life of a student, and here are some important questions you should ask before you proceed further: Are electronic copies replacing print? If books will be no more sooner than we can predict, how will students read for exams and write essays?

I'm extremely dissappointed in our student-readers

Environmental Economics

Not even a single attempt for John or me.    We consider ourselves to be all of your professors.    Get busy folks

Thank You, Yoga Students.

Elephant Journal

I close each of my classes with a thank you to my students. My students repaired my torn heart. I thank them for giving me the opportunity for continuous learning. It is through their presence and their practice that I become a better teacher. This night, was more than that.

Dear Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

Dear Yoga Students, Please stop wasting your precious time creating fantasies of how enlightened, perfect, spiritual, grounded, all knowing, guru-ed out, sexy and mysterious your sweaty, scantily-clad Lululemon-ed yoga teacher is.

5 Inspiring Traits of a New Yoga Student.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga gratitude inspiration new yoga students yoga classThis is a moment of appreciation for each courageous soul who begins the yogic journey and shows up to class.

Community-based faculty/student economic research

Environmental Economics

A lot of people ask me what I've been up to for the past several years*. If that includes you, I've updated by community-based research page: “Community-based research is a unique form of learning at Appalachian that directly collaborates with the community to answer questions and solve problems.”. via There are lots of data here. If anyone is interested in any of it let me know.    *No one asks me that

Ways to make money for students

Green Prophet

If you were a student back in 90’s, you could have worked part time at cafeterias and diners to earn some money. One thing has remained static over the years; a student’s budget is always a tight one and some extra amount of money is always appreciated. Students prefer it because they get to learn first-hand from the professor and the workplace is nearby as well. You can also complete assignments for other students and earn money through that method.

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I Heart Senior Yoga Teachers & Students.

Elephant Journal

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Yoga Virgin: 6 Tips for Beginning Students & Teachers.

Elephant Journal

Whether you are a beginning student or a beginning teacher, rejoice! Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga Yoga Practice asanas ask questions courage energy first time students help it''s ok not to know learning yoga new to yoga new yoga student new yoga teacher poses set the ego aside teacher virgin teaching a class trying yoga we are all students when to practice yoga newbies yoga tips yoga virgin

How to Deal when a (Yoga) Student Stops Studying with You.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Right Livelihood Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today ashtanga yoga inspiration practice students Teachings yoga students yoga teacherNine times out of 10, I blame myself.

Green Living Project Announces Unique Student Filmmaking Competition

Wend Magazine

The inspiration behind creating the Student Film Project came from GLP’s popular grassroots Mobile Tour that visits between 50-100 schools each year,” said Laura Knudson, Education Program Manager of Green Living Project.

Help a Grad Student – Take a Survey on Exotic Birds

10,000 Birds

Corey Callaghan is working on his Master’s Thesis and would like to hear from birders about their opinions on exotic birds. Or, as he writes: As part of a continuation of my thesis, which was focused on nonnative birds in Florida, I have created a survey in which I’m interested in capturing birders’ opinions on exotic birds. I would really appreciate it if you could take the survey! It should only take 2-4 minutes and is very easy.

Students say the darndest things

Environmental Economics

I feel that Mr. Haab was dedicated to the subject of economics, and that his passion and interest were conveyed to each student. Some comments (with commentary) from my end of year anonymous evaluations of my principles of micro class: Category: Are you sure you were both in the same class? I would suggest teaching on the blackboard more. One of the things I didn't like about your teaching was the constant use of just the chalkboard.

Here are the videos from the "Tips for Students and Newish Economists" AERE@SEA session, November 2018

Environmental Economics

" Appling Design Concepts to Increase the Impact of your Presentations " Jill L. Caviglia-Harris, Salisbury University. " " Adding Logic and Proof Concepts to Your Intro Courses " Christopher F. Dumas, University of North Carolina - Wilmington. " " Social Media but in a Way That's Kind of Useful " Sarah Andrea Jacobson, Williams College. " " Writing Grants is a Skill: Tips for Success " Will Wheeler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "

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Neuroscience Student Shows How Meditation Can Vanquish Mental Disorders

Green (Living) Review

Can mindfulness practice (meditation) help vanquish mental disorders? According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 7.7 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – approximately 3.3% of the US population when combined.

Personal Financial Management for College Students

Elephant Journal

Financial planning is important for most of the people, especially for the college students who are living independent live. Lack of personal financial management by the students lead them to live a detrimental life and thus, they are unable to achieve […]. They have to manage funds for their education and cost of living as well.

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