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Students in Stanford University’s English program can expect to earn around $ 24,000 two years after graduating from the prestigious private university. Just down the street, students who earn a two-year associate’s degree through Foothill College in the allied health…

Asset managers face roadblocks on their way to net zero

In the context of COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, a number of institutional investors – including large endowments to universities such as BU, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard , Loyola Chicago, UC Berkeley and the University…

UNM Anderson professor selected as 2021 Sumner Marcus Prize winner: UNM Newsroom

The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management announced that Shawn Berman, Anderson Professor of Business and Society, received the 2021 Sumner Marcus Award for his significant contributions to the field of management. This award is presented annually by…

Collective impact | News | ENJOYED

Zeno is essentially a community matchmaker for social progress. Mentored at the University of Washington by PLU alumni Connie Kravas ’67 and Eric Godfrey ’70, Zeno’s goal is to empower communities to solve their own challenges through shared learning and…

Future physicists experience research during internship in Rochester: NewsCenter

October 31, 2021 Six Williams, a student at East High School, focuses a camera to take emission measurements on a spectrometer. (Photo credit: Pierre Gourdain) The Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) at the University of Rochester this summer…

Using science to understand the future of water

The ARM team set up instruments at Crested Butte this summer to collect data to understand how the climate affects the snowpack and water availability. (Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory) The first snows of fall draw our eyes to…

President of the U. of C. Alivisatos inaugurated, encourages “a more committed institution” | Local News

University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos was inaugurated as the school’s 14th principal on Friday, citing the university’s long and complicated relationships with surrounding communities on the South Side as he described his broader vision of his mission under his…

The market for non-fungible tokens is evolving

JURNALISM IS ON telling a story rather than living it. Yet sometimes these two realities collide. When a new technology shows promise, trying it out can help tell the story. In September, we wrote that non-fungible tokens (TVNs) and the…

How Kamala Harris’ mother, Shyamala Gopalan, came to America from Calcutta

Almost thirty years after Vaishno Bagai’s suicide, a twenty-year-old Tamil Iyer girl boarded an international flight to Calcutta, holding a letter of acceptance from UC Berkeley and the few dollars her bureaucrat father had PV Gopalan had raised for his…

Has America Been Overwhelmed by Creeping Credentialism?

Editor’s Note: In this view of the future, students debate “credentialism,” the ever-increasing demand for university degrees. Next week we’ll ask: What is the most dangerous flashpoint for US foreign policy in the coming year? Taiwan? Iran? Or elsewhere? Students…