Students walking around with their eyes on their phones might not be checking out Instagram or playing Pokémon Go. They could be on a field trip. A virtual one. And according to their professors, they are learning as much as they would sitting in a classroom and are more engaged by it. “In a class […]
John Edmark, a sculptor, inventor, and Stanford professor, loves spirals. When making his mesmerizing “blooms” Edmark wants people to say “wow, how’s that possible?” In this lovely little clip, he explains how it all works. Read mor...
Cal State Fullerton computer engineering professor Kiran George is this year’s recipient of the L. Donald Shields Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity Award. In a surprise visit April 13 to his class of senior computer engineering students, CSUF President Mildred García announced George’s selection. Since he joined the Cal State Fullerton faculty in 2007, George […]
An enticing headline for a column I don't agree with, by Ulrich Baer (in the NYT). He's a vice provost for faculty, arts, humanities, and diversity and a professor of comparative literature, and — as he champions excluded voices — he...Show More Summary
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTTV) – Indiana State University has announced that an assistant professor of aviation technology has been arrested for allegedly creating fake anti-Muslim threats back in March. Read mores | Linking Blogs | Comments
Several avid northern lights watchers who call themselves Alberta Aurora Chasers on Facebook were sharing photographs at a talk when a professor at the University of Calgary noticed something strange. The citizen scientists were referring to a purple streak of light as a "proton arc," but no proton auroras are...
Scott Galloway is a marketing professor at the NYU Stern School of Business and the founder of business intelligence firm L2. Galloway, appearing on the latest episode of The Bottom Line with Henry Blodget, explained why he thinks Netflix...Show More Summary
A Harvard law professor and his colleagues are trying to change this.
In the nearly five years it took Robert Pirsig to sell “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” 121 publishers rejected the rambling novel. The 122nd gently warned Pirsig, a former rhetoric professor who had a job writing technical manuals, not to expect more than his $3,000 advance. “The book...
New research by the University of Montana and its partner institutions gives insight into how forests globally will respond to long-term climate change. Cory Cleveland, a UM professor of terrestrial ecosystem ecology, said that previous...Show More Summary
Last week Inside Higher Ed published an essay from an anonymous feminist professor that truly has to be read to be believed. In it, she describes being triggered into literal hysterics by a male student’s essay (at one point saying that...Show More Summary
A professor at Ben-Gurion University in Israel is developing a tiny robot that will be able to crawl through the intestinal tract.
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Absolutely anything goes when it comes to advancing Islam, no matter how immoral or disgraceful. Consequently, Muslims take naturally to the liberal hate hoax tactic. But not all of them
(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology) Professor Klaus Ley, M.D., has been selected as this year's winner of the Eugene M. Landis Award, the Microcirculatory Society's top honor, in recognition of his pioneering work in vascular biology and microcirculation. Show More Summary
The combination of lucrative incentives and pressure to meet sales goals led to a perfect storm that resulted in Wells Fargo employees creating millions of fraudulent bank accounts, said David King, an associate professor of management in Iowa State University's College of Business. Show More Summary
HERE WE GO AGAIN: U.S. Citizen Arrested in North Korea. The arrested man, a Korean-American professor named Tony Kim, had been teaching at a university in Pyongyang set up by a Korean-American Christian businessman, two people familiar with the matter said. Mr. Kim is the third known U.S. citizen to be detained by North Korea […]
Business Insider spoke with Professor Charles Spence, Head of Crossmodal Research Laboratory at Oxford University and author of “Gastrophysics, The New Science of Eating,” about how the colour of a plate can affect how much food we eat. He...Show More Summary
Erin Shepherd had recently started teaching in the esteemed school's chemistry department.