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Learning to Read­—Again: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Posted on Sunday 27 February 2011

Learning to Read­—Again – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

A Prescription for the Malaise of Social ‘Science’ – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Posted on Sunday 27 February 2011

A Prescription for the Malaise of Social ‘Science’ – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Social science lines up its biggest challenges : Nature News

Posted on Thursday 3 February 2011

Social science lines up its biggest challenges : Nature News.

The rise and rise of the cognitive elite | The Economist

Posted on Wednesday 2 February 2011

Excerpt:

Jan Pen, a Dutch economist who died last year, came up with a striking way to picture inequality. Imagine people’s height being proportional to their income, so that someone with an average income is of average height. Now imagine that the entire adult population of America is walking past you in a single hour, in ascending order of income.

The first passers-by, the owners of loss-making businesses, are invisible: their heads are below ground. Then come the jobless and the working poor, who are midgets. After half an hour the strollers are still only waist-high, since America’s median income is only half the mean. It takes nearly 45 minutes before normal-sized people appear. But then, in the final minutes, giants thunder by. With six minutes to go they are 12 feet tall. When the 400 highest earners walk by, right at the end, each is more than two miles tall.

Tiger Mom Says

Posted on Tuesday 1 February 2011

Tiger Mom Says.

FT ranks MBA programs

Posted on Monday 31 January 2011

The Financial Times has issued its Full-Time MBA ranking. Kellogg School of Maagement at Northwestern placed 21st.

Kellogg also placed in several specialty rankings: #1 for marketing, #8 for general management and #9 for corporate social responsibility

$100,000 fellowships to drop out and innovate

Posted on Tuesday 21 December 2010

Times Higher Education – Drop out and innovate.

Recommendation letters could cost women jobs, promotions

Posted on Friday 12 November 2010

Recommendation letters could cost women jobs, promotions.

YouTube – KANGAROO (REMI GAILLARD)

Posted on Sunday 10 October 2010

YouTube – KANGAROO (REMI GAILLARD).

A Sampling of Chinglish – Slide Show – NYTimes.com

Posted on Thursday 6 May 2010

A Sampling of Chinglish – Slide Show – NYTimes.com.