I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.
Media simply conveys the ideas we choose to share with our children. It has just as much power to teach kids math as it does to encourage them to eat junk food.
Last year it was Hurricane Sandy. This year it is Hurricane Common Application. Both have prompted many colleges to push back some early deadlines, yet thankfully in this case no lives or homes have been lost or irreparably damaged.
It seems Harvard's anti-divestment decision might be simply put, a practical fund-raising strategy. But the school is missing even bigger opportunities.
The fact of climate change caused by human beings is emphatically not political. It is rather an issue of science, humanity, and morality. The science is clear, just ask any reputable scientist, including many at Harvard. Our actions will supply the humanity and morality -- or lack of those qualities.
I have long husbanded the conviction that the well-being of any animal is far more dependent on its nurture than on its nature. Its lifelong environmental encounters are much more determinative than its pedigree.
Who would want me now?" is the question I've been asked by hundreds of women -- stay-at-home Moms for 10 years or more -- who have fear and trepidation about transitioning to a paid job.
Just as you have a duty to look out for Harvard's academic mission, the City of Seattle must look out for our employees, who rely on our pension system for a secure retirement. We also share a greater and overlapping responsibility -- one to our planet and to future generations.
What message are we sending our young people if we over-edit their essays so much that their originality and authenticity fade away?
For elite alumni, the search for the perfect host or trusted tenant just got a little bit easier.
I just got back from my 30th college reunion -- the anniversary of an event that seems like a lifetime ago, if only because so many of my classmates now have children sleeping in the same dorms we once shared.
Our conversation covered a wide range of topics and as we stopped before pieces that caught our eyes, we were treated to Janetta's encyclopedic knowledge of all things medieval.
Jellyfish Take Over As Humans Overfish And Change Climate notes Tim Flannery at the New York Review of Books. These zombie-like, sometimes lethal crea...
When it happened in the spring of 2012, the Jeremy Lin phenomenon -- commonly referred to as Linsanity, from which the new documentary takes its name -- was startling for its prevalence.
Though online courses have existed for some time, recently they have become more broadly accepted by students as a reputable way to learn.
Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis is already within striking distance in the race for Texas Governor, even though she still hasn't jumped in. That'...