Filter & Sort
Decades of research in higher education has sought to understand why students come to STEM fields and why they leave. This has been especially true for women in science degree programs.
Please, please, please just let us finance our two kids through college without too much debt. I’m a biologist, by Zeus, not an economist, not an accountant, not a portfolio manager at an investment firm. I seem to do fine spending money, but planning for enormous purchases such as college and retirement are way beyond my comfort (and frankly, my interest) level. Way.
The use of gambling metaphors to describe getting a college education suggests it may be time to stop the merry-go-round.
I predict that this entry will generate more comments than most. I propose that we watch France closely on its plan to tax the Internet, because the United States might want to follow suit. On first reflex I could not imagine a stand more likely to unite cross sections of the political spectrum from libertarians to liberals than this one. In all my days of work in IT I have never met a single person who did anything but reject any policy except the most hands-off ones regarding data networking. Why should we change gears now?