Higher Education

“Apple College” is a great idea

We need to start breaking the mold and thinking more broadly about higher education. I have a thought -- this concept is not for everybody, but it...

Have It Your Way – Just Not With My Money

A penetrating article in The Wall Street Journal lists the many aggressive efforts mounted by colleges and universities over the years to prevent publication of...

Can a Video Game Outperform a Professor?

Maybe in some ways it can, according to a side-by-side test done by a professor at Hult International Business School. See my post  here on Phi Beta...

Is diversity what really counts in engineering?

I thought I was safe last week in London, but obviously not. Reading the morning paper with my coffee, I stumbled across an argument for more women in engineering...

College Students Are Well Beyond Comic Books

Maybe I'm just a traditionalist, but I think "graphic novels" are little more than glorified comic books, and college students should feel insulted if asked...