Notes in the Margins: China, Moody's and young grads' research skills

Old-school job skills you won’t find on Google Young graduates might well be digital savvy, but employers are finding they lack the old-school research skills. (The Seattle Times)

Millennials enter growing, controversial field of life coaching Once a little-known vocation, life coaching is gaining traction in the technology age, which has opened the profession up to Millennials. (USA Today)

The Education Revolution: China’s Ambitious Goal for Boom in College Graduates China is making a huge investment in its universities, hoping to leverage its enormous population into 195 million college graduates by the end of the decade. (The New York Times)

Moody’s Gives Colleges a Negative Grade The credit reporting agency said it had revised its financial outlook for colleges and universities, assigning a negative rating to the entire field. (The New York Times)

Audit uncovers UW System overpayments for insurance, pension benefits The University of Wisconsin System made $15.4 million in overpayments for health insurance premiums – including $8 million for 924 employees who had been terminated – and miscalculated retirement contributions that resulted in overpayments of another $17.5 million to the state retirement system, according to a financial audit for fiscal 2011-’12 released Thursday by the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via Education Dive)