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Lyon has a population of 720,890 (2012) with an area of 47.87 km2 (18.512) and a GDP Per Capita of $44,000. Lyon has been known as the French capital of gastronomy for several centuries
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BostInno: Hundreds of Entrepreneurs, Investors & Academics Meet in Boston to Discuss the Future of Education
January 31st, 2013 by Lauren Landry When LearnLaunch debuted in December, Executive Director Marissa Lowman said, “Boston is one of the cities in the U.S. poised to change education.” To prove that, the nonprofit has partnered with the MIT Sloan Education Club to host a two-day education conference, “Across Boundaries: Innovation & The Future of Education.” “We want people to connect with one another and really recognize this sector has so much to offer and that it’s growing rapidly,” Lowman says, claiming now is “a great...read more
BostInno: Harvard & MIT Partner with the City of Boston to Offer Online Courses & Job Training to All Residents
January 29th, 2013 by Lauren Landry When edX was first announced, former MIT President Susan Hockfield called the open-source technology platform a work in progress, but also an act of progress–an act the City of Boston highlighted Tuesday. Harvard and MIT have announced a pilot project with the City of Boston, which will make online courses available through Internet-connected Boston neighborhood community centers, high schools and libraries for free. Called BostonX, the first-of-its-kind project will provide the city’s residents with...read more