Monthly Archives: June 2018

The internet is terrible at answering most tough questions. Our ‘wisdom of the crowd’ tool can help

The internet is terrible at answering most tough questions. Our ‘wisdom of the crowd’ tool can help

When making tough decisions, humans have long sought advice from a higher power. In ancient times, it was oracles such as Pythia at Delphi. Then the enlightenment and the industrial revolution gave rise to disciplinary experts. In the digital age, algorithms and computers have become trusted advisors. But the role of experts has recently come under […] … learn more→

The great “design thinking” hoax

The great “design thinking” hoax

There’s a big divide between the administrative and faculty caste on campus nowadays. Your typical faculty will interact with admin1 on only a few occasions: hiring, firing, and when a student complains. The gentle reader will note that all three situations involve money: when you’re taking money out of admin pockets, when you’ll stop doing […] … learn more→

Write my paper help: Take advantage of the best time-saving custom writing service

Write my paper help: Take advantage of the best time-saving custom writing service

Can you write my paper for me? Having tons of written coursework, desperate students often ask this question when looking for affordable professional writing help online. The life of college and university students is not easy. They typically live on a very busy schedule and have to juggle multiple commitments: classes, extracurricular activities, internships, volunteering, […] … learn more→

Manoeuver your way through a divorce

Manoeuver your way through a divorce

When the day comes that you and your spouse share vows with one another, the least likely thought in your mind is on divorce. Unfortunately, later down the marriage road, divorce is quite common in today’s era. In fact, in the United States alone, close to half of married couples end in divorce. If you […] … learn more→

Top 5 qualities of a successful event manager

Top 5 qualities of a successful event manager

Do you truly believe that you have what it takes to be successful as an event manager? If you believe that you do because you have great (maybe even amazing) organisational skills then you might be in for a bit of a surprise. Whilst there is no denying that being great on the organisational front […] … learn more→

Countries in crisis and education: what roles for international aid?

Countries in crisis and education: what roles for international aid?

More than half of the world’s out-of-school children live in countries affected by crises. In situations of conflict alone, UNICEF estimates that more than 25 million children in 22 conflict-affected countries are out of school. Beyond situations of violence, many other types of crises, whether economic, political, social or natural, can have a major impact […] … learn more→

Foreign doctorates are attractive – but don’t write off homegrown PhDs

Foreign doctorates are attractive – but don’t write off homegrown PhDs

Introducing more skilled employees into the economy is an important path to development for many middle income countries. That’s why increased and improved training at the top end of the education level – PhDs – is considered so vital. Many countries encourage students to pursue their PhDs abroad in nations with well ranked universities, particularly in […] … learn more→

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside their door

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside their door

Universities teach and research, but what impact do they – and should they – have on their local communities? The leaders of Rutgers University – Newark and West Virginia University were asked to explain their take on this issue given the considerable challenges each of their surrounding communities face. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor Rutgers University – […] … learn more→

How to avoid getting financially hurt with College debt

How to avoid getting financially hurt with College debt

Getting a professional education — and job in the wake of graduating — is well worth juggling some college debt for some individuals. However, you are ensured to wind up with only laments on the off chance that you have debts yet no degree. Around 45% of individuals who are no longer in college and […] … learn more→

Professor tries to give females better grades for…being female

Professor tries to give females better grades for…being female

It truly is astonishing how common the racism and sexism is on campus today. Oh, our leaders prattle on about diversity and equality, but it takes little effort to discover they don’t know the meanings of these words. In times past, they did know what the words meant…but being racists and sexists themselves, they made […] … learn more→