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.
As Zimbabwe has asked the United States to extradite Walter Palmer —the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion, pictured above, — to face trial in the country where the alleged crime was committed, here’s a deep dive into the psychology of big game hunters.
Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your willpower is like facing down the Navy SEALs with nothing but a pointy stick.
THE AMERICANS WITH Disabilities Act turned 25-years-old this weekend, and given its impact on breaking down the barriers disabled people face over the last two and a half decades, it deserves to be celebrated. The ADA offered disabled people unprecedented protections against discrimination and jumpstarted a wave of construction that made the built environment more accessible for disabled people.