Maybe We Should Stem the Panic and Consider Needs

Ms. Stotsky thinks that all high-​​​​school stu­dents should be required to take trigonom­etry and pre­cal­culus to be ready for the brave new world of sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering and math. Even if […]

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Making Decisions Under Pressure

Two such proven leaders, Mary Gal­ligan and Stephen Flynn, recently spoke at Deloitte Uni­ver­sity on the topic of making deci­sions under pres­sure to an assem­bled group of tech­nology exec­u­tives. Gal­ligan is a […]

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Sebelius Apologizes for Health​Care​.gov Woes

[VIDEO] Health and Human Ser­vices Sec­re­tary Kath­leen Sebe­lius apol­o­gized for the woes of the government’s health-​​​​insurance web­site, which suf­fered an outage as she tes­ti­fied in Con­gress. Louise Rad­nofsky and John […]

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Education for a New Generation

The Lang Youth commit to Sat­urday and summer classes at NewYork-​​​​Presbyterian. The hands-​​​​on courses are taught by Columbia Uni­ver­sity fac­ulty and stu­dents and include clin­ical rota­tions and intern­ships. Cur­riculum covers […]

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Are You Experienced? Employers Hope So

Your col­lege degree is impor­tant, but it needs to be bol­stered with plenty of work expe­ri­ence. According to a new survey by FTI Con­sulting, on behalf of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, 60% of […]

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Wonder Material Ignites Scientific Gold Rush

Among those expressing enthu­siasm for graphene is the U.S. mil­i­tary. In late 2011, the U.S. Army Research Lab­o­ra­tory in Adelphi, Md., signed an agree­ment to study graphene’s prop­er­ties with Northeastern […]

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Summer Jobs Elude Many Teenagers

Andrew Sum, director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, said the weak teen job sit­u­a­tion is wors­ening existing racial and socioe­co­nomic dis­par­i­ties in the […]

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