WASHINGTON, D.C. - While many people are marking today scrutinizing the virtues of their Valentines, Michigan State University revealed a first-of-its-kind study on the virtues and values of scientists. The study, presented at the meeting...Show More Summary
How much does your city or state plan to spend? If parameters are in place for professionally-trained teachers, adequate resources, research based pedagogy, socioeconomic integration, and competent leadership, I am all in. If, however,...Show More Summary
Two people died in a fire that broke out at a Smolensk State Medical University dormitory in western Russia.
About two-and-a-half years ago Segundo Fernandez wanted to find a way for Florida State University?s College of Fine Arts and the Tallahassee community to come together. His idea resulted in the FSU Museum of Fine Arts putting on largest exhibition of Cuban art shown in the United States in more than 70 years. Show More Summary
A student wrote me, many years ago. I’m going from memory, but I think I have it. Scalia was visiting the law school at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. A student mentioned to him, “My roommates and I bought some fish. We named one after you.” Scalia said,”Oh, so you called him Nino, did you?” “No,” said the student. Show More Summary
New research from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and North Carolina State University suggests that women may be better at writing code than men. The study looked at data from GitHub and found that code changes suggested by women are more likely to be accepted than changes suggested by men, but only when the woman’s... Show More Summary
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students come as atheists to study in colleges and universities in the United States but thousands of them accept Jesus into their lives as they get exposed to Christian beliefs, according to reports...
Guys may loudly rule the dark corners of the internet and be considered the “computer nerds,” but according to a new paper from Cal Poly and North Carolina State University, it’s the ladies who are kicking ass and taking names when it comes to coding. Read more...
At Ohio State University surgeons are building virtual models of patients heads in order to decide what procedure to perform and to prepare for each surgery. The software models the fluid dynamics in and around the sinuses, and allows surgeons to perform virtual operations such as tissue removal. Show More Summary
A committee of the Missouri legislature voted this week to penalize the University of Missouri's flagship campus financially because students there engaged in protests. State Rep. Donna Lichtenegger (R-Jackson) cited student activism...Show More Summary
Louisiana State University’s football team, the Tigers, may not geaux on this fall. On Thursday night, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards warned in a television address that if his proposed tax increases weren’t approved by state legislators,...Show More Summary
Mzukisi Qobo, University of Johannesburg South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his 2016 State of the Nation Address yesterday. Here is a summary of comments made by Professor Mzukisi Qobo in a radio interview with The Conversation Africa Politics + Society editor Thabo Leshilo and Voice of Wits presenter Tsholo Semenya. Show More Summary
Here’s some happy news: Existing state law would give the children of slain Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer free tuition and fees at an institution of their choosing in the North Dakota University System. Here’s the relevant bit of law from the North Dakota Century Code: Rep. Blair Thoreson, a Republican who represents District 44 in...
MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- Average neighborhood income may play a role in creating food deserts in cities of all sizes, according to a Kansas State University study. read more
In a rare televised statewide address, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday that if state legislators were not able to agree on and pass his set of tax hikes, universities across the state would be forced to shut down before the semester ends and athletics, including high-revenue producing programs like LSU football, would be […]
A newly released global ranking of the top schools for supply chain talent - the SCM World University 100 - finds a big gap between Michigan State at #1 and traditional rival Penn State at #2. The methodology involves only asking supply chain practitioners to select their top three universities [...]
Julia Belluz writes today about one of my saddest pet peeves: the sad state of tomatoes in America. Harry Klee, a horticulture professor at the University of Florida, spent years developing a nutrient-dense tomato that also happens to taste great. Show More Summary
Syracuse University political scientist Chris Faricy is the author of the newly published book “Welfare for the Wealthy.” The book has been called “critically important” and “eye-opening.” He kindly answered some questions via email. A lightly edited transcript is below. Q: The conventional wisdom is that the Democrats want to expand government and Republicans want […]
Within the framework of the international project Reeh, Tyumen State University in cooperation with the University of Helsinki are planning to create a unique Arctic observation stations.
Sad, sad news... In Oct. 1996, a 24-year old former Ohio State University (OSU) standout wrestler, Kevin Randleman, entered a one-night tournament in Brazil. Randleman defeated Luiz Macial, Geza Kalman and future Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Pride FC competitor, Dan Bobish, to win the tournament. Show More Summary