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These Are the Best Ways to Improve the Scientific Publication Process

Quora | Posted 02.13.2017 | Science
Quora

How should the scientific publication process be rethought to be more meritocratic? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowled...

Academics: How plugging into well-connected colleagues can help research fly

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home
The Conversation Africa

Michael E. Rose, University of Cape Town and Co-Pierre Georg, University of Cape Town Informal intellectual collaboration is crucial for good social ...

How to Survive at an Ultra Competitive High School

Quora | Posted 01.26.2017 | Education
Quora

What are some tips for making it through an ultra-competitive high school? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelli...

The Long Way Round: Insights From A First Generation College Student

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.12.2017 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Troy Seppala, student of Communication at the University of Colorado, is in the first generation of his family to attend university. He transferred to...

Women In The Math Wars: Jo Boaler

Ilaina Edison | Posted 01.05.2017 | Women
Ilaina Edison

In 1992, Mattel's Teen Talk Barbie hit store shelves, lamenting, "Math class is tough!" The product was immediately attacked by the American Associat...

How I Got There: Michael Ignatieff

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Lan Anh Vu

Michael Ignatieff is a politician, novelist, journalist, philosopher and former presenter of the BBC arts programme The Late Show. He is currently the...

How to Bring SEL to Students with Disabilities

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By David Lichtenstein It was nine-year-old Tobin's first day at a new public school, and like most kids he was nervous. He didn't know the other stu...

World leaders must do more to educate refugee children, say top academics and influencers

Professor Geoff Gilbert | Posted 09.15.2016 | Education
Professor Geoff Gilbert

We, 20 leading academics and influencers from across the world, have joined forces today in an open letter to world leaders - asking that they do mor...

Business 101: AIM2Flourish

Roberta Baskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Roberta Baskin

Parachuting into my first Academy of Management conference in Anaheim, California last month was exhilarating; much like the first time I blasted off ...

10 Tips On Listening Carefully To Your Kids As School Begins

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

School beginning can be both exciting and stressful for parents and kids alike. The most important thing to ease the strain is to be a good, carefully attentive listener.

How Men Benefit From Family-Friendly Tenure Policies

The Conversation US | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
The Conversation US

On Friday, August 26, as we celebrate Women's Equality Day - a day marking the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote - it is a time to reflect both on the progress that has been made on gender equality and on how much work still remains.

College Student Health: 10 Tips For Success

Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT

'Tis the season of family life transition as many eighteen-year-olds leave the nest for college, travel and career. While nearly physiologically matur...

Listening to the Voices of Young People

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

"I just hope people see I'm not the only child that's like this," Khalil Bridges said. "There are more children that could use the help I received and...

Nicholas Kristof Decries 'Liberal Intolerance' in Academia

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof argues there's a great injustice going on at colleges across the country where "liberal" professors in disciplines such as English Literature, History, and Anthropology show "intolerance" towards underrepresented "conservatives."

In Defense of Angelina Jolie and Public Intellectuals

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 05.31.2016 | Education
Patricia Leavy, PhD

When it was recently announced that Angelina Jolie is slated to each a Masters course at the London School of Economics (LSE) in the fall of 2016, the...

#SciComm for the Public Good!

Marion Leary | Posted 05.23.2016 | Science
Marion Leary

Academia is supposed to foster innovation, free-thinking, and novel, impactful ideas. But if all of that happens in the Ivory Tower, what's the point?

Closing the Gap Between African-American Parent Perceptions and Student Achievement

Michael Lomax, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Black Voices
Michael Lomax, Ph.D.

Professors and teachers have played important parts in getting students to and through college. But nobody has played a longer or more important role than their parents. If only we could equip and empower more mothers and fathers to get fully behind their children's education, our college graduation rate would be much higher than it is.

Enhancing Student Academic Progress Through Interdisciplinary Environmental Education

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 05.11.2016 | Education
Nichlas Emmons

Making the environment part of our education system will be no simple task, but it is very important. We need to create a more informed American population about real environmental problems.

Measuring School Quality: Non-Academic Measures in the Every Student Succeeds Act

Martin J. Blank | Posted 05.09.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Martin J. Blank, President, Institute for Educational Leadership and Director, Coalition for Community Schools The education community is facing a to...

Community Schools: Much More than Wrap Around Services

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Mary Kingston Roche, Reuben Jacobson and Martin Blank, of the Coalition for Community Schools, all contributed to this article. "Wraparound Services...

The Non-Overlapping Circles of the Global Village

Ahmad Atif Ahmad | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
Ahmad Atif Ahmad

The fragmentation of the global village is bound to get worse. I mean that social circles will likely overlap less and less. Global trends are less and less truly global; in reality, they are more and more regional.

Are You Cut Out For A Career In Public Health?

Erin McKelle | Posted 03.31.2016 | Education
Erin McKelle

I've had my fair share of experience working in public health, the most significant of such in my role as the Communications Associate for YTH, working to empower youth through technology-based health initiatives.

Diplomacies, from Public to Pubic

John Brown | Posted 03.24.2017 | Home
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John Brown

My own minor, rather frivolous, contribution to the creation of the new diplomatic jargon -- pubic diplomacy -- did not appeal to the wordmasters of the universe. But it does occasionally appears as a typo in some U.S. Embassy internal memoranda.

Academic Drivel Report: Confessing My Sins and Exposing My Academic Hoax

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.20.2017 | Education
Peter Dreier

Six years ago I submitted a paper for a panel, "On the Absence of Absences" that was to be part of an academic conference later that year--in August 2010. Then, and now, I had no idea what the phrase "absence of absences" meant.

What I Love Most About My Small School

Caitlyn McCain | Posted 03.12.2017 | College
Caitlyn McCain

Packed lecture halls and being one in a sea of 80 or more students is a common image of a college classroom. However, at a small school like mine, Keene State College, no student is lost in the masses.