Too much high school sports?

In his 1910 essay on “The Amer­ican Boy“, Theodore Roo­sevelt wrote about the value of ath­letics, specif­i­cally foot­ball, and the lessons that sports can teach. He said, “in life, as […]

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Forging real connections in virtual classrooms

Oh, you teach online classes? They’re a lot easier, right?” The notion that online courses are inher­ently lesser than their tra­di­tional face-​​​​to-​​​​face coun­ter­parts is a per­cep­tion that exists out­side the classroom, […]

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A computer model forecasts Ebola’s future path

Experts at the Lab­o­ra­tory for the Mod­eling of Bio­log­ical and Socio-​​​​Technical Sys­tems at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity have devel­oped a com­puter model designed to pre­dict the path of Ebola, based on everything […]

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The new blue collar jobs of tomorrow

The stock market’s wobbly, Europe’s economy looks weak, China looks a little peaked. You could worry plenty about the economy with a cap­ital “E.” But for most people, the economy […]

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