What the Class of 2014 knows

August 17, 2010

Yesterday Wisconsin's Beloit College released its annual Mindset List for this fall's crop of first-year students -- the Class of 2014. These students were generally born in 1992, and, according to the list, they "have emerged as a post-email generation for whom the digital world is routine and technology is just too slow." For these students, DNA fingerprinting and maps of the human genome have always existed, Nirvana is on the classic oldies station, and, one way or another, "It's the economy, stupid" and always has been. Beloit College Mindset List