this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|1 year 15 weeks ago||One metric tracks # of VC||
One metric tracks # of VC deals per 100K and the other tracks VC $ per 100K
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Absolute dollars||
While it's great that Ann Arbor is punching above its weight for VC dollars, I personally don't believe that a region/city will be recognized as a "hub" until the absolute value is in the upper echelons of the country.
I'm not sure whether the authors used the Ann Arbor city population of ~115K or the metro area population of ~350K, but assuming the latter, that means the total VC investment into the Ann Arbor area was just under $90M. To put that into context, San Francisco and Silicon Valley generated $6.7B and $4.0B of VC investment, respectively. The #20 city on the list (Provo) received $160M of VC investment.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Adam||
Yep, had a couple of classes with Adam - bright guy and never seemed overwhelmed by football demands while being in BME
|1 year 28 weeks ago||No muppets?||
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Make it 3||
Make it 3
|1 year 42 weeks ago||GERG!||
Longest pass play in Iowa State history. Nice
|1 year 43 weeks ago||I've got a lot of problems||
I've got a lot of problems with you people!
|1 year 45 weeks ago||What's typical?||
Any idea what's the average number of ejections/arrests/injuries/etc?
|1 year 47 weeks ago||3 Days Ago||
The B1G just approved the new rules 3 days ago. Maybe we give the video operator some leeway to change their procedures within 72 hours?
|1 year 48 weeks ago||failed post||
|2 years 7 weeks ago||No Texas/Texas A&M? Granted||
No Texas/Texas A&M? Granted I may be biased having lived in Austin, but that has to be one of the most heated in-state rivalries. Plus A&M occasionally (and recently) has some decent seasons, so they're not a perennial doormat.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||Amir did not, but at least 2||
Amir did not, but at least 2 of his sisters are Michigan alums.
|3 years 46 weeks ago||posted from iPad||
Still doesn't answer whether the stadium was responsive after it was struck by lightning. Hope it's okay!
|3 years 49 weeks ago||Agree with karpodiem, yes||
Agree with karpodiem, yes you've got a great shot (although I'm hoping you were asking just for self-assurance and not evaluating your odds before deciding whether to apply - you should definitely apply).
With respect to the tuition difference between Michigan and State - granted I'm biased, but an in-state education at the University of Michigan is possibly the best value you can find in post-secondary education in the country. Yes, it's more expensive, but the opportunities that will be opened for you at Michigan will be far greater than at State.
Just look at the companies that recruit on campus at Michigan versus the ones that recruit at Michigan State - it takes much less effort to get in front of the recruiters at top tier organizations when you go to Michigan than when you go to Michigan State. Not to say that it's impossible coming from Michigan State, but you have to be much more proactive and get "luckier" when reaching out to organizations that aren't recruiting on campus.
Best of luck to you!
|3 years 50 weeks ago||In one game or over the||
In one game or over the course of the season?
|3 years 50 weeks ago||WOOOO!!||
By the way, I think the "Stats" section might be pulling from Wayne Morgan's info.
|4 years 9 weeks ago||Easy there. I've got two||
Easy there. I've got two family members who are faculty there, one of whom has two degrees from Michigan and is a Michigan fan. When you're in academia, you go where you can find a job (any industry really, but even moreso in academia).
|4 years 17 weeks ago||posted from iPhone||
To be clear, that $2 million figure was from 2007 when an investor group initially acquired the website. The Cheezburger network (incl. Failblog, etc) recently raised $30 million in venture capital financing and I'm going to guess the pre-money valuation was significantly higher than $2 million.
|4 years 24 weeks ago||The article itself||
The article itself says:
"Well, Detroit, go ahead and let us have it: You are officially the most spitting-mad metropolis."
Methinks they have a poor numbering system and really did mean that 100th angriest = 1st angriest. Plus, there's no way Burlington, VT is the angriest city. You can't be angry in Vermont!
|4 years 29 weeks ago||And now we can start||
And now we can start monitoring FlightAware!
|4 years 33 weeks ago||Ludicrous||
|4 years 33 weeks ago||Just because the buyout drops||
Just because the buyout drops on Jan. 1, 2011 doesn't mean that the reduced buyout is only in effect for that day. The buyout for the balance of 2011 remains at $2.5M (instead of the $4M that it was in 2010). Therefore, the 30 day notice to RR can be given at any time as long as the termination occurs on or after Jan. 1.
Also, generally speaking the way severance/minimum notification terms work, as long as you get paid for the length of time in the contract, it really doesn't matter what you're asked to do during that period of time. Often most employers prefer to just let the person stay at home and get paid since that employee may become a distraction to other employees in the company.
|4 years 34 weeks ago||2005||
First of all we were 7-4 in the regular season that year and lost in the bowl game. Add a cream puff to the schedule and we would have been 8-4. We also beat MSU and gave Penn State their only loss of the season (a team that finished 3rd in the final rankings). On top of that, we were beating OSU in the 4th quarter before letting Troy Smith take over.
|4 years 39 weeks ago||But what does Dandy Don say?||
But what does Dandy Don say?
|4 years 40 weeks ago||Out of curiosity, is it||
Out of curiosity, is it really that easy to take the SAT for someone else? How'd you pull it off? I seem to remember that the ID checks when I took the test would have made it very difficult for anyone to pose as someone else.
|4 years 43 weeks ago||I really hope you didn't||
I really hope you didn't start dating her when you were in high school
|4 years 43 weeks ago||River Styx! That's||
River Styx! That's origami?!?! Very impressive
|4 years 44 weeks ago||Good news from the University||
Annual research spending grew 12% to a whopping $1.14 Billion this past academic year:
Two years in a row where research spending is above $1B. Just gives you a sense for how big a deal the University is. Not clear how much of the $1.14B was spent on leather-bound books or making offices smell of rich mahogany.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||I say we get at least 3.||
I say we get at least 3. Maybe, in a best case scenario we end up with 13. But probably something between 3 and 13.
I like to go out on a limb.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||Minnesota just screwed anyone||
Minnesota just screwed anyone who was betting on SC. Gotta hate those last second meaningless touchdowns!