A few months ago I passed the exam required to call myself a Ph.D. candidate. Let me say that again, I passed! I am a candidate. I can say this...
Real change needs more. Systemic change needs forces beyond individuals, individual programs, beyond even enlightened leaders. It needs the ground to shift. It needs larger planets to align.
Mary's story is another simple example of how there are resources and outlets available to all of us at every turn. Many of my fellow Boomers are struggling to follow a narrow career reinvention path that they believe is all they can do -- but that path is merely shaped by their past experience.
Baseline estimates, such as calculating the maximum load on trucks, ships or planes are critical for engineers to model cause and effect. The Korean f...
It turns out that scientists know just how easy it is for wayward germs to find a path into your nasal passages in confined spaces like planes, trains and busses.
Procedures were not clear. Classroom doors did not lock. Communication systems were not consistent; students received information sooner in many cases than did the faculty. I believe this lack of preparedness is true across our nation.
After my stay in the Chicago, I traveled through a large swath of the Midwest, starting with Lafayette, home of Purdue University, a place as flat as ...
Dr. Cuomo says, "It is an honor and a privilege to participate in the Sinai Forum, which has graciously hosted many formidable men and women for the past 60 years."
Mitch Daniels's attempt to erase Zinn from the Indiana curriculum unveils him as an anti-intellectual who is clueless about the discipline of History as well as the historical profession.
Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.
Purdue places a strong emphasis on academics and a lot of students are here on scholarship. That means that many are either too busy with school to care about fashion or simply don't have it in the budget to sport the latest trends.
By Dave Levinthal...
What is it about our culture that makes it so darned hard for girls to have good body image? Why, in fact, does bad body image plague America's great, multi-generational sorority?
Each team wrote the A.I. for a computer game. The contest is then the A.I.s from each team fighting each other where one will reign victorious over the others on the field of battle.
This upcoming January will see the first intercollegiate programming code war, with multiple teams competing from most of the top computer science colleges in the country.
Solar Decathletes are students who, instead of partying at the beach or making money at temporary jobs, decide to help design, engineer and assemble solar-powered homes in their spare time.