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A century that profoundly changed universities and their campuses

A century that profoundly changed universities and their campuses

Once the first atomic bomb exploded on July 16 1945 in New Mexico, the world would never be the same again. Scientists and engineers had turned an obscure principle into a weapon of unprecedented power. Los Alamos, the facility where the bomb was designed, was run by the University of California. This was a turning point […] … learn more→

Education needs scientific evidence, now more than ever

Education needs scientific evidence, now more than ever

The professional comparison between medicine and teaching is frequent, since both are professions that share some traits in common. The most prominent of them all is that they are neither theoretical disciplines nor applied science. They are practical, clinical in medicine and educational in teaching, which aim to respond to a human need that always arises individually and in […] … learn more→