According to the National Urban Technology Center’s website, a 2013
OECD study published in
the N.Y. Times cited that youth and adults in the U.S. are
fairing dismally as compared to 19 other countries in proficiency areas
such as literacy, math, and problem solving in technology-rich
environments. Urban Tech hopes to change that. At its annual gala earlier this month, TNJ.com interviewed its president.
A group from Bennett College, which includes 20 students, will travel on
an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed
in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000
Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive
components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Here, we talk to Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall about the program.
Nearly three quarters (73.1%) of all the speaking or named characters in the top 100-grossing movies of 2014 were white, according to Inequality in 700 Popular Films, a new study from the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says Men’s Health sleep advisor W. Christopher Winter, M.D.
If only I had more time…. How often do you say this to yourself in the course of one day? I’d wager more than once. And how often do you put off something important (working out, shopping for fresh veggies, visiting a friend) because you feel strapped for time?
Don’t be alarmed—but something’s hiding in your food. From the cereal you had for breakfast to the dressing on your salad to the ketchup on your fries, an addictive substance is lurking in many foods that you’d never suspect.
Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.
Fueled by low interest rates, stock and bond prices have been kind to savers in recent years. But don’t sit back and admire your fat 401(k) balance. That same depression in rates is killing you on the other side of your balance sheet.