Categories: Education

On Boeing, Innovation, Competition, and Job Cuts

Posted by: Michael Arndt on February 19

What's that old saying, actions speak louder than words? Boeing Chairman and CEO James McNerney stepped onto the soapbox on Feb. 19 to decry the quality of U.S. education, warning...

"Innovation" Grants in Education

Posted by: Damian Joseph on August 26

The U.S. Dept. of Education is getting ready to launch its $650 million i3 "Investing in Innovation" contest. The money will be carved up and grants will go to school...

The Next Hot Entrepreneurs: Science PhDs

Posted by: Reena Jana on August 05

Biotech is the industry that is attracting the most venture capital dollars, according to the latest stats from the National Venture Capital Association. So wouldn't it make sense that science...

Designing design education

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 01

Earlier this week, I chatted with Nathan Shedroff, who helped to launch the MBA in design strategy program at California College of the Arts back in 2007. The degree course...

Teens Don't Think Scientists are Nerds

Posted by: Reena Jana on January 07

Today's teens don't see scientists as "nerdy," according to a new study from the Lemelson-MIT Program, a non-profit based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to recognizing exceptional inventors....

What is the role of the teacher in the age of Google?

Posted by: Helen Walters on October 01

Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy. He spoke last week at Ignite Philly, an evening event at which speakers get 5 minutes to talk about...

And RISD's New President is...John Maeda -- He answers our questions here

Posted by: Reena Jana on December 20

Big news today in the worlds of design, technology, innovation, art, and education: John Maeda, MIT professor and associate director of the school's famed Media Lab (and author of The...

Meet Maha

Posted by: Jessi Hempel on May 30

The Victorians argued about how to control their information revolution, how to maintain professional authority when everyone suddenly had access to romance novels and news and could find out what their politicians were actually up to.

Education, education, education

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 29

The Royal College of Art teams up with Imperial College and Tanaka Business School to create the multidisciplinary design center, Design-London

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Posted by: Jessi Hempel on May 17

The New Yorker's Louis Menand on college majors

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