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Hauntology and Psychogeography Inspire New Album From Drew Mulholland of Mount Vernon Arts Lab Fame

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.

The Sun Shines Brightly on Solar Energy

Peter Getty | Posted 10.15.2014 | Science
Peter Getty

There is no such thing as power to spare in our world today, yet overconsumption continues, despite warnings and encouragement to cut down on electricity usage.

Storied University Is Seeking A Real-Life Willy Wonka

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | Science

The University of Cambridge is looking for the next Willy Wonka. Or, more precisely, the storied university -- which counts among its alumni Steph...

UK University Town Face Off: Oxford vs. Cambridge

Departures Magazine | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Cambridge and Oxford are similar in many ways -- not the least of which involves their respective universities that date back more than 800 years. But the highly walkable and welcoming towns, located roughly 90 miles apart, have plenty of singular charms that differentiate them.

The 'Yes, We Can!' Project

Tara Heuzé-S. | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
Tara Heuzé-S.

At a time when all talk about the higher education bubble, I wanted to share the creative and artistic solution I've imagined to avoid the vicious circle of student loans... and maybe give others ideas.

Global Pioneers Are Inventing a Better Future

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

Beginning with the Revolutionary War, America's capacity to care for our multitude of physically and mentally wounded warriors has proven woefully inadequate.

Damned Beautiful: F. Scott Fitzgerald Unexpurgated

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

That Fitzgerald intended some of the stories in Taps at Reveille to be brutal and unpleasant is clear. The title itself indicates that we wake up to death. T It's also unsurprising to find Fitzgerald could use words as weapons, coarse language to create.

Why I Love Libraries

Gina Barreca | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Gina Barreca

It's the weight of the book that calms me, the feel of the paper under my fingertips as I turn the page that grabs me. This pleasure is sharpened by understanding that what I love at this moment has only been loaned to me. I can possess it fully, but temporarily.

Surprised by C. S. Lewis Fifty Years After His Death

Michael Gilmour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

It was the relatively late work Surprised by Joy (1955) that got me hooked. Here Lewis tells the story of how the atheist became a theist and eventually a Christian.

LOOK: Law Exam Question Gets Graphic

Posted 06.03.2013 | College

Students at the University of Cambridge in England who took a law exam on Saturday were asked to consider a pretty graphic scenario in one of the test...

The Annual Cambridge University Jelly Wrestling Competition Is No More

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

The annual female jelly wrestling competition at Cambridge University was canceled Tuesday after an online petition called the event “sexist,” “...

We're On To You

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 01.22.2013 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Could computers become cleverer than humans and take over the world? Or is that just the stuff of science fiction? Phil...

Trader Turned Neuroscientist: Winning Feels Like 'You're Dominating The World'

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

* Former Wall Street trader studies biology of risk-taking * Experiments with spit finds testosterone fuels victories * ...

First Love

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 12.05.2012 | Religion
Akbar Ahmed

It was love at first sight / --and it was true / with the breathless passion / that the years could not dim / and like a faithful lover / I have returned again and again

So You Won a Business Case Challenge? Implement It

Neil Parmar | Posted 10.10.2012 | Small Business
Neil Parmar

Sometimes the hardest part of winning a major business case contest happens after the best idea has been selected, a victor announced and the prize money delivered.

Cambridge University Students' 'Rear Of The Year' Contest Stirs Up Scandal

Posted 05.24.2012 | College

It may be one of the most prestigious colleges on the planet but Cambridge University students aren't averse to some low-brow stunts. A student new...

Cambridge Student In Jail After Examination People Smuggling Fraud

Posted 07.08.2012 | College

A Cambridge University student has been sentenced to jail after he allegedly participated in examination fraud, which smuggled undocumented immigrants...

An Ugly Lesson in Repression at Cambridge University

Thomas Glave | Posted 05.26.2012 | College
Thomas Glave

While Willetts's problematic intentions are one matter of critical importance in the U.K. today, the severe punishment of Owen Holland by Cambridge University -- punishment clearly intended to make an example of him by intimidation meant to target, discourage and stifle dissent -- is another entirely.

Cambridge Students Plan To Protest DSK Appearance By Inviting His Accuser's Lawyer On The Same Day

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.09.2012 | College

LONDON — Students opposed to a Cambridge University appearance by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief accused of sexual assault, have i...

Stephen Hawking Called Frequent Sex Club Visitor

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

Stephen Hawking may be confined to a wheelchair, but that doesn't seem to keep him from making the rounds. The celebrated astrophysicist is a regular ...

Cambridge Students Outraged That Dominque Strauss-Kahn Speaking On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.27.2012 | College

College students in Britain have declared they do not want Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, to speak on the...

This House Believes Fashion is Elitist

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Style
The Cambridge Union Society

This week, Maria Dimitrova and Holly Stevenson give the student perspective on the motion which some of the greats of the fashion world will debate at...

This House Believes The Only Limit To Female Success Is Female Ambition

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 03.26.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

We've been gently tapping at the glass ceiling for too long. It's time for women to take bold action to achieve a real change. It's time for us to regain our confidence and ambition and ensure that there is no limit to female success.

Stephen Hawking Too Sick To Attend Birthday

Posted 01.08.2012 | Science

Stephen Hawking is missing his own birthday party. The famed British physicist, who turned 70 on January 8, was unable to attend a scientific conferen...

Stephen Hawking: 'Women Are A Complete Mystery To Me'

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Weird News

LONDON (Reuters) - The biggest mystery in the universe perplexing one of the world's best known scientists is -- women. When New Scient...