November 22, 2015
Another week goes by, another boat load of research on our ancestors. Here are the highlights: With all the excitement
Source: Top human evolution discoveries of last week (22/11/15) – EvoAnth
November 16, 2015
New data shows there has been a 44 percent decrease in the maternal mortality rate worldwide over the last 25 years—but in the United States, along with 12 other countries, maternal mortality rates rose during this period.
Source: Maternal Mortality Down Worldwide, Except in United States
November 15, 2015
In the past few weeks, both Russia and the United States have escalated their military campaigns against the Islamic State. As the brutal jihadist group…
Source: Islam Is a Religion of Violence | Foreign Policy
November 3, 2015
Accreditation agencies are supposed to make sure that colleges are putting students in a position to succeed. That’s not happening at schools overseen by one accreditor in particular.
Source: Who Keeps Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Flowing to For-Profit Colleges? These Guys – ProPublica
October 25, 2015
It’s time to stop adopting an endless stream of top-down, homogeneous solutions. Could micro-universities be the answer?
Source: Re-thinking the university | New Humanist
October 24, 2015
College football has become a bloated, multi-million dollar business, subverting the original mission of universities—education.
Source: At Colleges, Running Backs Get All the Greenbacks, While Academic Students Fight Over Crumbs – In These Times