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  • Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed

    Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed
    Is intelligence fixed or changeable? Is it a quality you can develop like strong muscles, or one you were born with, like eye color or sexual orientation? This is not merely an ivory tower question: It is key to how schools work and whether making...
  • Global warming opponents face a new inquisition

    Global warming opponents face a new inquisition
    How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things? Meanwhile,...
  • Is the modern American university a failed state?

    Modern American universities used to assume four goals. First, their general education core taught students how to reason inductively and imparted an aesthetic sense through acquiring knowledge of Michelangelo, the Battle of Gettysburg, "Medea" and "King...
  • Success: When company culture, values align: New Voices

    Success: When company culture, values align: New Voices
    What does company culture mean to you? Is it the way employees are treated? Is it the environment in which the company works? Is it the organizational structure that oversees the entire team? Is it the hours that the company operates? Or is it the...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ IS PENNSYLVANIA READY FOR ELECTION REFORMS? "It's a little embarrassing to go to the national conferences and listen to what other states are doing. It always seems like we're way behind when it comes to...
  • With memoir, teen writes new chapter of an already storied life

    Scientist, inventor, celebrity and now, at age 18 — author. Jack Andraka is a little different from most teens. He invented a cost-effective early detection test for pancreatic cancer at age 15, was invited as first lady Michelle Obama's guest...
  • Morton Grove to host Alzheimer's educational program

    Morton Grove will host an Alzheimer's educational program this April, according to a news release. The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter's educational program "Alzheimer's Research: Get Informed, Get Involved" will take place from 7...
  • Kenyans angry over delayed police response to deadly attack

    Public anger spilled into the streets of the Kenyan capital Tuesday, a fury stirred by the seven-hour delay between the time authorities learned of a deadly attack by gunmen on a college and when police commandoes finally arrived at the scene....
  • Dancer's tour of L.A. includes Church of Scientology, Apple store

    Dancer's tour of L.A. includes Church of Scientology, Apple store
    In the latest Internet video to highlight the landmarks of Southern California, a half-naked ballet dancer prances around Hollywood and Santa Monica to the soundtrack of Hozier's "Take Me to Church.” The video, filmed by the comedy group...
  • Unusual amount of cheating suspected at Stanford University

    An unusually high number of students at Stanford University are suspected of cheating during the most recent term, putting faculty members and administrators of the prestigious institution on alert. University Provost John Etchemendy sent a letter to...
  • Fracking study on water contamination under ethics review

    Drinking-water wells in Pennsylvania close to natural gas sites do not face a greater risk of methane contamination than those farther away, according to a new study published in Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T). But the study is now being called...