This set of online classes can help you master the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Don’t let your Google Docs-loving friends tell you otherwise – Microsoft Office is still the king of the professional world. If you want to be a top performer in the office, you need to have a solid understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite. These programs can be challenging to learn, but there’s a new collection of online classes that’s great for newbies and experienced users alike: The Complete Microsoft Office Certification Bundle. This four-course collection gives you 20 hours of instruction in Excel, PowerPoint, and Access so you can not only learn the…

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University students are struggling to read entire books

Professors have accused their students of not being able to finish a book Hero Images Students have reacted to claims from university professors that they struggle to read books from cover to cover by admitting it is true – but insisting it’s because universities don’t give them enough time to finish them. University academics caused a furore this week by claiming many students found the thought of reading books all the way to the end “daunting”, due to shorter attention spans and an inability to focus on complex philosophies. Jenny Pickerill, a professor in environmental…

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West Virginia University suspends entire fraternity group after member’s ‘sexist’ MTV audition

An entire student fraternity group has been suspended at a US university after a male member uploaded an MTV audition video online, allegedly filled with offensive comments towards women. West Virginia University (WVU) confirmed in a statement on its website that the student in question also faces “possible disciplinary action” by its Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Office of Student Conduct for referring to women as “b***hes” while boasting about his sex life. Auditioning for MTV’s reality show The Real World – in which a small group of young people are chosen…

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