At the University of California, Davis, one of the recommended ways to “boost your focus and productivity” is to take a nap.
Monthly Archives For June 2011
Whether he serves for two years or 40, whether he achieves high rank or not, whatever his branch of service or military skill, the soldier learns something unique about reality that stays with him well beyond 50 years.
The very people who cry out for academic freedom—the professoriat—are most likely to suppress it.
If the CEO of any business became a millionaire overnight by a vote of the board, you would have heard about it by now. When a college president achieves this feat, though, it gets covered by—the college newspaper.
While researchers at King Juan Carlos University in Spain found in 2009 that the Spanish “green jobs” program killed over two jobs for each one it created, Politico notes that “the White House can’t point to much solid evidence” that green jobs are being created.
Those Catholic colleges and universities that sought their independence from the Mother Church back in the 1960s may want to seek its protective custody now.
Those who would herd millions of Americans into college never wonder if they might be better off somewhere else. Perhaps they should.
One Catholic college made the U. S. News & World Report lists of “most popular” among applicants and “most loved” by alumni and it is none of the ones the media like to cover—those institutions that could be called Catholic in Name Only (CINO).
A study by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity shows that the State of Texas could save millions of dollars if instructors in the University of Texas system taught more students in larger classes.
With the assistance of The Rutherford Institute, the mother of two students in the public schools has filed a complaint with the United States Department of Education over a Massachusetts school district’s practice of requiring students to complete surveys asking overtly intimate and sexually suggestive questions without their parents’ knowledge or written consent.