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Everyone Can Heart Science

Marion Leary | Posted 05.01.2015 | Science
Marion Leary

My advice to those kids, and to all kids, is to keep thinking outside the box, think up, and work on, solutions that seem unconventional. Because it is the unconventional people just like them who have moved STEM fields forward, and it will be the unconventional thinkers like them who will continue to do so.

Technology Is Transforming What and How We Learn

Daniel Burrus | Posted 05.04.2015 | College
Daniel Burrus

Given the accelerating pace of change, one has to ask: Does investing time and money in education still have the same payoff it once did? Does the particular expertise you acquire remain relevant and put you at an advantage in the real world? Or have you lost a step and several years on your way to attaining an impractical degree?

America Is Somehow Getting Smarter

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.06.2012 | College

A record number of young adults ages 25 to 29 have graduated both high school and college in the U.S., a new analysis of census data by the Pew Resear...

States Spend Nearly $15 Billion Paying Teachers For Advanced Degrees In 2007-08

Posted 07.17.2012 | Education

States across the nation spent $14.8 billion on the so-called master’s degree bump -- compensating teachers who hold advanced degrees with additiona...

Is Rick Scott Right About Anthropology?

Janice Harper | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Janice Harper

His sensitivity to anthropology's social reach may well be what is influencing his aim to gut funding to the discipline and to other liberal arts programs