Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 6:54pm
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg plans to announce on Monday that he has chosen Cornell University to create a new science graduate school on Roosevelt Island, capping an intense yearlong competition in his ambitious bid to spur a boom in New York City’s high-tech sector.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 6:44pm
While students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology pay thousands of dollars for courses, the university will announce a new program on Monday allowing anyone anywhere to take M.I.T. courses online free of charge — and for the first time earn official certificates for demonstrating mastery of the subjects taught.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 12/18/2011 - 9:30pm
A dozen chapter contributors and two editors from Arizona State University essentially helped to develop the first integrated presentation of the business of sustainability.
What does the future of business look like in a sustainability-minded world and how do we get there are two among many questions addressed in the three-volume set, "The Business of Sustainability: Trends, Policies, Practices, and Stories of Success."
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 7:53pm
Dustin Porlas, a junior at the University of Utah, has far-ranging academic interests that go from speech to nutrition. But he also has a focused career goal: He wants to be an international judge for the United Nations.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 8:45pm
Think Woods Hole or Monterey Bay, and then travel to a six-acre spit of rock that looks out on Hodgkins Cove and Ipswich Bay. State officials and scientists say the quiet, picture-perfect waterfront site in Gloucester will be the ideal location for scientists to conduct breakthrough world oceanic research.