Some political posturing that's occurring in Pennsylvania has recently received the focus of my attention. Gov. Tom Wolf has used his line-item veto power in order to eliminate all funding for the state's agricultural research and extension programs
In February 2006, David Rusenko embarked on a classroom project to help a friend create a website for her astronomy class. 10 years later that 'little...
The battle between the solar industry and electric utilities has the makings of a classic David versus Goliath tale, but the debate raises legitimate questions, notably: how should regulations be updated to recognize the growth of solar while still ensuring a reliable and affordable power system? And ultimately what value do distributed solar and utilities provide to society.
Corals are fascinating animals. Just like there would be no forests without trees, there would be no coral reefs without corals.
The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.
If you plan to go to a NFL or major college game this year, stop by the bank for a significant withdrawal -- and perhaps a loan application if you like premium seating.
Temple football and its long suffering fans deserve this one shining moment. This game wasn't a fluke. It wasn't about how bad Penn State was. It was about how good Temple is starting to become.
The tragic irony in education is that the policies and practices enacted in response to concerns over low achievement will further disable a generation of children already hobbled by poverty. Education reform is disproportionally affecting young girls and boys of color in the least privileged communities.
God is not dead. Fundamentalists are seemingly creeping up everywhere. And despite their spectacular growth, Mormons were never more in the public eye than when they were being targeted in the 19th century.
The perception of law graduates is that they are standing solemn holding a law degree, resumes, and a heavy burden of loan debt they can't pay off. However, this isn't the case for all graduates. Many are becoming savvier and using their versatile J.D. beyond the traditional practice of law.
Documentary film can be one of the most effective forms of journalism when done right. Happy Valley directed by Amir Bar-Lev is an impressive, haunting, and powerful example of documentary at its very best.
Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.
Thank you for your willingness to be vulnerable, to enter into the deep waters of your being for the sake of illuminating yourself and, in turn, our team. Thank you for wading through challenging but important conversations on race relations, restorative justice and institutionalized inequality.
Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 created the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission to ensure equal, employment advancement for all and makes employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin illegal.
Leaving an overly nurturing environment was a challenge, but lessons from Mrs. Bessie gave me the ability to view the new world of public school with optimism. I expect to face many more transitions in life and, without a doubt, Mrs. Bessie will be with me through them all.
While the Hill continues to turn the other cheek, New York City has chosen to take immigration reform into its own hands by creating a new municipal identification card program -- a move other cities would be smart to follow.