Notes in the Margins: Soldiers, donors and the unemployed

MBAs Attract Current, Former Soldiers To build careers outside the armed forces, ex-officers seek to integrate their well-honed leadership skills with business knowledge. May require subscription. (The Wall Street Journal)

Half of new graduates are jobless or underemployed A weak labor market has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed. (USA Today)

Report: Community College Attendance Up, But Graduation Rates Remain Low Community colleges place a greater emphasis on student achievement. (U.S. News & World Report)

College giving rebounds as donor base shrinks Fewer people are giving more money to American colleges, and the industry may be staging a modest rebound from the slowdown in higher-education fundraising that accompanied the 2008 economic downturn, according to a new report. (The Washington Post)