Campus Overload: Syracuse University

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Stanford has the most 'klout' on Twitter

Many colleges and universities have created a Twitter feed to share campus news with students, parents, alums, faculty, sports fans, journalists and everyone else. But is it worth the time? And what's the best measure of a Twitter feed's success? Is it number of followers, number of RT's, number of clicks on links, number of interactions or something else?

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:14 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/19/2010

Sexiles, coed dorm rooms & housing trends

It seems like college housing departments are talking a lot about sex lately: "Gender-neutral" dorms are all the rage, the number of single-sex dorms is dwindling and sexiles everywhere continue to suffer. Some Google News headlines that caught my eye:...

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Bowdoin, Princeton, Syracuse University, University of Maryland, Yale

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/17/2010

Words of wisdom for the Class of 2010

(Updated May 26) What do you say to a crowd of bright-eyed college graduates who are headed out into the real world? What do they want to hear? Or need to hear? This month dozens of commencement speakers are taking...

By Jenna Johnson  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Real World | Tags:  Boston University, George Washington, NYU, Syracuse University, UNC, University of Michigan

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 01/26/2010

Tuesday News Overload

Haaaaave you met Syracuse? The creative team that writes and produces "How I Met Your Mother" includes seven Syracuse University graduates, who keep a bowl of oranges in their office and try to sneak SU inside jokes into the show,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:17 AM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Iowa State, Johns Hopkins, Night Life, Rhode Island, Syracuse University, The Alligator, University of Florida, University of Kansas, Wellesley, admissions, research