Colleges and university endowments now have a rational and pragmatic incentive for divestment.
A forum at The Economist asked whether business school is worth it. "Most entrepreneurs," it noted, "feel that the money otherwise used for tuition is better off invested in wise counsel and getting that business off the ground."
Colleges want students who take their academics to the next level. Senior year of high school should be a time for mastery, of exploration and of rigor.
Like my life here, these words represent many worlds melded into one beautiful language.
The challenge to our schools and parents is how we as a society provide timely instruction on maintaining strong, healthy and respectful relationships.
Girls deserve to be the narrators of their own stories. While obstacles remain, a new generation of activists are using media to create innovative, interactive experiences that teach, inspire and give voice to girls -- and the women they will grow up to be.
We fixate on the minutiae of score-keeping and numbers-balancing, of how much pink vs. blue, of how the evil patriarchy is ruining girls' lives, while we ignore the forest for the trees.
When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?
At this point, the field of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination is wide open. Governor Chris Christie's plight may not have altered the outcome of the Republican presidential nominating process, but it sure has led to another major traffic jam.
In the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, stripped down to our Spanx and cellulite, as we tried on up to eight garments, the maximum allowed, we tu...
People have a right to information that may impact their choices and assures that the government and private entities are following the law. We can't act if we don't know, and knowledge gives us the power to act.
It is actually quite valuable to at least think about each course as a separate entity, rather than lump them (and every other massive online class) together under the label "MOOC," since (as the researchers themselves highlight), no two MOOCs are quite the same.
My old boss and mentor, the world's first ever avowed atheist to become a university chaplain, died recently
Perceived digital warfare is escalating as a sophisticated breed of attack against corporations, governments and individuals.
The story is true. Every damned bit of it. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth, Texas was a single mother. A teenaged mom. She lived in a mobile home. And went to Harvard. Also, she got help along the way. Can you believe it?
Today the Earth got a little hotter. Via The Climate Reanalyzer here How unusu...