Cat A. Brasseur

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Reconnecting economics and real life

Bravo Manchester University economics students for criticising "university courses for doing little to explain why economists failed to warn about the global financial crisis" (Economics students rebel at orthodox free-market syllabus, 25 October). However, there could be no explanation of why …

Why Higher Education Needs Marketing More Than Ever

This month, Mary Baglivo is going back to school.<p>The Northwestern University alumna is returning to her alma mater as its first VP-global marketing …

Obama Education Speech Stresses Investments Ahead Of Budget Conference

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama spent Friday hanging out with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School, before telling them they're "starting something across the country" in a speech in the Brooklyn school's auditorium.<p>P-Tech, a new vocational school run in collaboration …

Education: Nick Clegg's intervention on schools is disgracefully late

Instead of just worrying about the effects of unqualified teachers on schools and the reputation of academies and free schools, ("Clegg turns on Gove over his 'ideological' school reforms", News), why doesn't Ofsted intervene to address the source of these problems by conducting an inspection visit …

From the Observer archive, 27 October 1957: the career dilemma confronting educated women

" ... <i>that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with me useless</i>… "<p>This quotation must come often to educated women who have married and had children, and it is one that is quoted by Judith Hubback in <i>Wives Who Went to College</i>, a book that usefully and constructively discusses an inquiry she made …

Hands-on thoughts on the iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display

So Apple’s(s aapl) big fall event is over. It was packed with product updates across the entire Apple line: Pricing and availability on the new Mac …

Obamacare's tech no easy fix

Silicon Valley always knew it couldn’t fix Washington and its bureaucratic messes. Now it has even more proof.<p>The HealthCare.gov debacle has reinforced the divide between the global capital of innovation and an establishment culture known for clunky methods, stilted processes and government …

How to understand “The battle for power on the internet”

I still remember the moment I first discovered the World Wide Web. It was in 1994 or 1995, at a row of desks that held the handful of computer terminals then available in the university library of the London School of Economics. On the Windows 3.1 desktop (so old there wasn’t even a Start button) I …

London School of Economics

Latest report pins Nexus 5 debut on October 31

Anticipation is building over when Google will finally release the LG Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat.<p>It will make its formal debut on Thursday to US customers through the Google Play store, according to a source close to Canadian tech blog MobileSyrup.<p>Canadians may get their hands on the phone a …

Google Nexus

BICYCLING magazine

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