As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds and is described as the most important and dangerous moment for Europe since the end of the Cold War, I regretfully only have a vague conception of what that might actually entail.
From the top students down to the novices, they moved with stylistic unity, confidence and clarity.
Improving food labels, as planned by the USFDA and much in the news over the past week or so, is a welcome thing. But I do think we have cause to wonder if all the fanfare and media hype are really warranted. When all is said and done, what improvements are in the works, and how much will they really matter?
Hey, big news: For the first time, women outnumber men in a UC Berkeley Computer Science course. Could this be a new trend?
I, too, remember occurrences of feeling singled out by my peers solely due to my race. Some may think that I was simply pulling the "race card," however I was only showing "my reality card." It's the true reality that so many minority students face on their respective campuses.
He felt classical Arabic should be the object of modernization, not spoken colloquial Arabic in all its permutations, and was instrumental in the establishment of "Al Majma' Al Loghawi" (The Arabic Language Academy) to attain that goal.
How should the US government institute supplemental national accounts that better reflect the well-being of the nation? The question stems from a central premise that new comprehensive indicators would lead to better-informed policymaking, and, in turn, genuine advances in the nation's prosperity.
Our world needs inspiring leaders who will communicate openly to achieve engagement and create ecosystems of trust for progress and development.
Within hours of the opening activities, the handful of women (myself included) out of 500 attendees, grouped up and shared our disbelief over what we were seeing.
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.