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Breaking Online Education With Bread

Q (Quanzhi) Guo | Posted 11.18.2015 | College
Q (Quanzhi) Guo

I don't think that brick-and-mortar universities will be obsolete soon, but can definitely become better with new initiatives like BreadX. Technology is never a substitute, but a complement to make things better.

The Global Search for Education: The New Higher Ed

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.08.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Members of our Founding Class have secured internships and positions at Ashoka, Learn Capital, Santa Fe Institute, Uber, and other great institution...

Fear of the Walking Dead: The American Police State Takes Aim

John W. Whitehead | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

While zombies may be the personification of our darkest fears, they embody the government's paranoia about the citizenry as potential threats that need to be monitored, tracked, surveilled, sequestered, deterred, vanquished and rendered impotent.

The End of College? (or Maybe Just the End of Kevin Carey's Career)

John Seery | Posted 06.30.2015 | College
John Seery

Everything will, instead, be online. Education will be free. It will be worldwide. It will be accessible. It will be meritocratic. Gone will be professors. Gone will be PhD degrees. Gone will be Harvard. Carey now knows The Secret of Education.

Women in Business: Robin Goldberg, Chief Experience Officer of the Minerva Project

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Robin Goldberg is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Minerva Project, a groundbreaking venture to reinvent the university experience for the world's brightest and most motivated students.

On Voracious Curiosity: Q&A with Ben Nelson, CEO of Minerva Project

Laura Cococcia | Posted 09.07.2014 | Education
Laura Cococcia

Two years ago, I had the privilege of attending TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland , which focused on the theme of "Radical Openness." Following a numbe...

Higher Education: On a Crash Course for Reinvention

Bob Kerrey | Posted 02.04.2014 | College
Bob Kerrey

Well-intended efforts to change the general education curriculum have foundered on the shoals of academic politics. As a consequence, students are leaving college insufficiently prepared to be the kinds of leaders our world desperately needs.

Ambitious Project Wants To Change College, But Needs Students First

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | College

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Minerva Schools of KGI doesn't yet have accreditation, a campus or even a full faculty roste...

Startup Minerva Project Seeks To Rival Ivy League

Reuters | Stephanie Simon | Posted 04.04.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Former Silicon Valley CEO Ben Nelson has two years and $25 million to transform higher education. The 36-year-old executive, who has ru...