Some tips from an academic on how to pursue knowledge when your university wants you to chase a job.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Academic Mob Chases ‘Climate Change Contrarian’ Bjorn Lomborg Off Campus: Want an independent thinker out of your university? Instigate a “passionate emotional reaction” against him.
The Industrial Age Factory System designed work around making money. But it turns out people who have a reason to work that is bigger than making money are happier and make more money, too.
Cambridge University in England is seeking a doctoral student to pursue what sounds like the sweetest job in the world: studying the fundamentals of chocolate.
As an academic, it’s my job to be a skeptic. That’s why, when two researchers at Temple University published a study last year claiming that for-profit prison companies can save states lots of money, I wanted to know how they’d reac...