The University: An institution for research and scholarship, or an academy for advanced teaching and learning?
Monthly Archives For March 2009
At a Center for American Progress (CAP) event, panelists discussed what the Obama administration hopes to achieve, the policy issues facing the administration, the Obama administration’s vision for e-government and financial and economic transparency.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
celebrated its l00th birthday on February 12.
Move over 18-year-old high school students. There’s a new student on
campus, and she might be your mom.
“Small businesses are the heart of the American economy,” President Obama said at an event at the White House attended by small business owners.
One part of recovery efforts to combat a world-wide economic decline is the reexamination of international trade barriers.
The system of comparative effectiveness, the study of how cost effective drugs are, is ruining health care, according to several medical experts at a panel sponsored by the Galen Institute.
Charlotte Allen reminded readers on mindingthecampus.com that when you hear the words “for the 21st century” in conjunction with an educational topic, “you know it’s time to run for cover.”
The National Catholic Register ran a story on its blog about a bill before the New York State legislature on child sexual abuse that harshly treats private institutions while going easy on public ones.
A group of second and third graders in Kitsap County, Washington recently spent several hours outside at a local park and recreation area, counting piles of dog waste as part of their science curriculum.