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Michelle Obama Launches New Initiative to Empower Girls Through Education

In conjunction with International Day of the Girl. In conjunction with International Day of the Girl on Thursday, former first lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

U.S. is forgiving $150 million in student loans as Obama-era rule takes effect

The U.S. Education Department says it will st.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 14th, 2018

Obama-era rule leads to $150M in student loan forgiveness

The U.S. Education Department says it will start forgiving federal loans for 15,000 former students whose colleges closed before they could graduate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2018

Beijing eases back on "Made in China 2025"

China may be ditching its 2025 initiative in a possible attempt to please Washington, as part of efforts to reduce trade tensions. Michelle Hennessy reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Mexican President Seeks to Revoke Education System Overhaul

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador sent an initiative to Congress to undo his predecessor’s public education overhaul, which he said infringed on labor rights of teachers......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Michelle Obama adds Atlanta to book tour in 2019

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Atlanta’s State Farm Arena to promote her bestselling book, “Becoming: Michelle Obama.” She will kick off her tour Tuesday in Detroit.  Her book tour has been extended to include 21 additional .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Michelle Obama Will Hit 21 Cities for an Extended ‘Becoming’ Book Tour

In the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The people have spoken, and they can't get e.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 11th, 2018

Michelle Obama sets Milwaukee tour date

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to downtown Milwaukee for what is described as the final leg of a tour promoting her book “Becoming.” Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. for the 8 p.m. March 14, 2019 program “Becoming: An Inti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Michelle Obama and Zora Neale Hurston make Barnes & Noble list of 2018"s best books

Barnes & Noble Inc. has put out its list of "best books of 2018," which includes "Becoming," Michelle Obama's memoir, and "Barracoon.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

Not Just ‘Lean In:’ Michelle Obama Busted Another Myth About Working Women on Her ‘Becoming’ Book Tour

Her take-down of Sandberg's philosophy has gotten lots of play, but it's not the only truth she's telling. Michelle Obama’s qu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 5th, 2018

Higher education council has new initiative to expose students to careers

The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education has long been a force to connect thousands of college students in the Dayton area to careers after they graduate.  Its next venture could be yet more significant. The group has launched a new f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Michelle Obama Shares Advice for Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

"Take some time and don’t be in a hurry to do anything." Former first lady Michelle Obama's wise lessons.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 3rd, 2018

Michelle Obama on Sheryl Sandberg"s "lean in" strategy: "That s--t doesn’t work all the time"

Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Michelle Obama said that the "lea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2018

Michelle Obama Lean In, Shirley Chisholm Statue, France Boards: Broadsheet December 3

Michelle Obama Lean In, Shirley Chisholm Statue, France Boards: Broadsheet December 3.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 3rd, 2018

Michelle Obama Believes ‘Leaning In’ Does Not Always Work

Michelle Obama did not hold back during a stop on her "Becoming" book tour. Michelle Obama was honest with her readers during an appearance at Barclays Cente.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 2nd, 2018

Michelle Obama"s book "Becoming" sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week. Here are 4 things we learned.

Amazon Michelle Obama's book "Becoming" sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week, her publisher Crown Publishing told the Associated Press. On its first day on sale, t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2018

DeVos reinstates for-profit college watchdog cut under Obama

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday restored federal recognition to an accrediting group that oversees dozens of for-profit colleges but was shut down by the Obama administration over allegations of lax supervision......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 21st, 2018

Michelle Obama has her own playlist she uses during photoshoots, and it features Michael Jackson and Kendrick Lamar

Jim Young / Reuters Michelle Obama is promoting her memoir "Becoming" and gracing some magazine covers in the process. In he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2018

Michelle Obama"s Memoir Sells Well

Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” got off to a hot start, selling more than 725,000 units on the day it was released, spurring its publisher to quickly order up more copies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 17th, 2018

Rubén Vázquez on YWCA Minneapolis" mission to eliminate racism

The mission of YWCA Minneapolis is to eliminate racism and empower women and girls. Rubén Vázquez, vice president of racial justice and public policy for YWCA Minneapolis, is one of the leaders working to realize that mission......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Changes ahead for future medical education

The University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine is following along and implementing changes gleaned as part of a national initiative to re-imagine how medical schools are training tomorrow's physician workforce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018