With my retirement on June 30 barely a heartbeat away, it is, as the hash-tag says, getting real. Each day has the tinge of poignancy, of last times...
Imagine being a teacher and walking into the chemistry lab only to see the room engulfed with the sight of black smoke and the smell of burnt oil due to a chemistry reaction gone wrong.
Michigan State University announced that it will retire the largest on-campus coal plant in the U.S. by 2016 -- making it the 188th coal plant announced for retirement since the Beyond Coal campaign started in 2010.
Rape culture is living in a society in which your story is dissected rather than heard; it's being told your inherent, God-given value begins to disintegrate once your story gets uncomfortable and its trajectory skewed.
Are you a wannabe mover, shaker or baker? Do you want to be? Remember, by doing any of the recommendations in this blog, you will definitely be on the path to offering people the chance to change the world and be M.A.D. (Making A Difference)! Are you M.A.D. today?
It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking?
One of the most overlooked ingredients in farming exists right beneath farmers' feet -- healthy, fertile soils.
Transhumanism is an idea that we can transcend mortal definitions of our lives. There are already discussions about uploading consciousness and memory to computer networks to enable the human experience to continue even if only in an incorporeal form.
A minor media battle has been raging regarding the "dog count" in Detroit -- that is, determining exactly how many stray and feral dogs are roaming the city's streets.
Your college team may have battled its way into a top bowl game, but are its fans die-hard enough to fly in for the match-up?
In 1982, the Consortium of Entrepreneurial Education was founded by Dr. Cathy Ashmore. It became a base for educators interested in teaching entrepreneurship from kindergarten through 12th grade.
We support and applaud our students and alumni who are building Detroit's future. Instead of seeing a narrative of woe, our state's business and higher education leaders see a drive toward innovation and new opportunities. We believe Detroit has a bright future.
Why not provide an opportunity for Nugent to demonstrate his humanitarian side? In other words, why not turn lemons into lemonade (or perhaps more aptly, feral hog entrails into pulled pork sandwiches)?
We went down into the Grand Canyon when Butch got home from the war. Neither of us had thought about a destination with any detail but the canyon was dramatic enough to get our attention and Butch needed the world to be beautiful for even a few minutes.
It became clear to me after a few discreet, and not-so-discreet, probing interviews that we were a cover for the United States government to prop up an anti-democratic South Vietnamese regime.