What’s new this week:

Boston University will now accept Coalition for College applications for admissions. Read more in this Daily Free Press article.

This Forbes article on elite and affordable colleges features the ranking system from Washington Monthly.

Oxford College of Emory University Professor Donald Beaudette explains why Northern Ireland poses such a dilemma for Brexit. The piece originally appeared in The Conversation and also ran in outlets across the country, including The Chicago Tribune, The Orlando Sentinel, The Houston Chronicle, SF Gate, and Salon, among others.

Professor Joseph Stinn of the Farmer School of Business urges donors to stop pressuring nonprofits to pinch pennies in this Conversation piece, which also appeared in The Chicago Tribune.

Grinnell College Professor Paula Smith weighs in for The Washington Post on Michelle Obama’s journaling guide and how it compares to historical and current journal trends. Her essay was also picked up by The Eagle.

Northwest Asian Weekly highlights McDonald’s $500,000 pledge to create the McDonald’s/APIA Scholarship program in partnership with APIA Scholars.

This Chronicle of Higher Education article on colleges teaching financial wellness includes Scripps College and its program that brings in alumnae to offer practical financial lessons.

Oxford College of Emory University Professor Kenneth Carter’s book Buzz! made the latest Boulder Daily Camera Boulder Bookshelf roundup of featured books.

Professor Amanda Lee of Grinnell College examines how The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel fights Jewish stereotypes in this Washington Post essay.

What’s next on our calendars:

Erin will participate in a conversation about issues facing higher education and how foundation leaders can address them at the Association of Governing Boards’ Foundation Leadership Forum in San Diego on Monday, January 27.

Teresa will present at CASE’s Senior Institute for Communications and Marketing in Florida in February 2020.

Cristal will present “How to Create a National Media Strategy Aligned With a Known Brand” at the CASE District I Conference in Boston March 12-13, 2020.

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