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College President Will Buy Your Textbooks for a Year if You Can Beat Him at Madden NFL He's already talking trash

If you've ever seen a movie about college, you know that the dean or president or whoever is always the villain, and if you can beat him at his own…

September 10, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

Google Thanks Every Teacher on Earth for Helping Kids Discover the Worlds Beyond An unfulfilled dream becomes a lifelong passion

Google thanks "every teacher on Earth" for inspiring students to reach for the stars in this clip that uses space exploration and astronomy as its central theme. Space is a great…

May 9, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 2-9 These hot and cool spots crossed borders. Vote for your favorite

As the tulips pop and the winter garb is tucked away in the backs of closets, some of the brands that gave us our biggest ad hits of the week…

May 9, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

This Delightfully Sarcastic College Recruitment Ad Will Make You Want to Enroll Today Monash College is a blissfully brainwashed utopia

Looking for a good way to spend the next few minutes? May I recommend … (looks at camera and grins cultishly) … this amazing recruitment video for Monash College? In a…

December 18, 2013, 10:23 AM EST

College Recruitment Ad Hides a Real Graduate in a 'Digital' Kiosk Attention-grabbing stunt from Royal Roads University

Soliciting testimonials from alumni isn't a new way to advertise a university, but this example definitely takes it to a new and charming extreme. Canada’s Royal Roads University decided to let…

November 21, 2013, 12:16 PM EST

Blacks and Hispanics Are More Likely Than Whites to Use Twitter Graphic breakdown from Pew by age, gender, race

With fully 67 percent of Internet users on social networks, social media is an established mainstream activity. But while 67 percent of the online population uses Facebook, the demographic portrait…

March 6, 2013, 7:06 AM EST

University of Chicago Confused by Crazy, Wonderful Indiana Jones Package Intricate materials arrive in the mail

"If you're an applicant and sent this to us: Why? How? Did you make it? Why so awesome?" These and many more questions are being asked this week by the…

December 14, 2012, 10:00 AM EST

First Mover: Amanda Goodfried A creator of lonelygirl15 is taking her social know-how to a new dance network on YouTube

Specs Age 33 New gig Chief marketing officer, DanceOn Old gig Senior manager of digital content, Disney Interactive Entertainment You went from working for a huge media conglomerate in a seemingly very fun space…

October 15, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

10 College Commercials That Actually Don't Suck Today's advertising lesson will be educational

College marketing is bound to get a lot more interesting, what with the corporatization of higher ed and all. But right now it's mostly still boring pastiches of smiling white…

October 18, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT

Canadian Group Accused of Transphobia for Newspaper Ad Ad targets sex education plan

Here's your controversial ad of the day: a full-page newspaper ad that ran in Canada's National Post this week, urging adults to stop "confusing" children by teaching them about gay…

September 30, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT