This next stage of human development will require thousands of Roger Fishers having the courage to pioneer new thinking, new and bold experimentation, continuous learning, as we race for the time it will take to heal the effects of war and redirect human energies to life preserving and life enhancing activities.
Why can't recycling be like FarmVille? This is one of the many questions Greenbean Recycling founder, Shanker Sahai asked himself before he began laying the framework for his innovative recycling-centered software technology.
Why all the cheating? In short, because the tests are too important, and because they test the wrong things.
My friends who have outworked the majority of their peers in Cambridge to get where they are today. My friends who deserve to be at the best university in the world. Unfortunately, these same friends of mine are being thrown under the bus by the media.
The incidence of cheating is lowest when students or citizens perceive that they are members of an interdependent community, but that's not, sadly, today's America.
If your main methods of communication are Tweeting and posting, these schools will be perfect for you. This installment of the 2013 Unigo College Ran...
When a few students cheat on a test, it's easy to dismiss the problem as one of individual folly. But when 125 -- one hundred and twenty five -- students coordinate to commit academia's cardinal sin, well, that speaks to a vastly larger issue, an issue of a flawed culture.
It is only fair to acknowledge that our children are under greater pressure than we were, that competition is greater and their workload heavier. But the world has not changed so much that right and wrong do not have a line running between them.
A scandal at Harvard University could indict a hundred-plus students for cheating on an exam last spring.
According to a survey of 24,000 high school students in grades 9-12, 95% of students said they cheated during the course of their education, ranging from letting somebody copy their homework to cheating on tests.
Mayor Castro's family lore rings true. His grandmother, with a family tree extending back to Coahuila and Zacatecas, came here as a young girl and was taken in by relatives.
What do you say about the race where you won Olympic gold? It was the best race of my career, and we were lucky enough to have that on exactly the right day.
The first thing to understand about academic celebrities is that the role they play in public life is very different from what they do professionally.
Harvard University scientists have developed a material that can be used to wrap, bottle and otherwise package food -- which tastes like the food it contains, and can be eaten after (or before) the food it contains.
I recently sat down with the wonderfully gregarious and gentle Shantanu Sinha, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Khan Academy.
For the first time, not only did I want to study academically, I couldn't get enough of it. Here I was in one of the best universities in the world listening to the highest level professors and learning so much.