College newspapers react to Steve Jobs’ death

College students have grown up in a world indelibly changed by Steve Jobs. Many of the cultural touchstones they have grown up with and taken for granted (the iPod, the Mac computer, even Toy Story) were invented by him, the Huffington Post reports.

“I’m really sad, he was such a serious innovator,” Meg Brannen, a junior at University of Nebraska told the student newspaper, the Daily Nebraska “It honestly made me upset.”

“RIP Steve Jobs,” another student tweeted. “You won my heart, and a majority of my paychecks.”…Read More

Med schools fall short on LGBT education

How well are medical schools preparing the next generation of doctors to care for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients? Not too well, it seems, NPR reports. In a survey of medical school deans in the U.S. and Canada, a group of researchers found that the median number of teaching hours dedicated to LGBT content during an a four-year medical education was just five hours. While the researchers said there was a lot of variation between schools, they noted that five hours as a median was “small.”

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