How a woman with an old-school business idea brought new life to a dying Maine town
"Maineland" looks at a small town reinventing itself in post-industrial America.
Foundation takes ideas from lab to marketplace
Since its founding in the early 1970s, the MSU Foundation has been a beehive of activity, bringing together the worlds of higher education and economic development, tech transfer, licensing, patenting and all the other components that help keep the university’s research machine running smoothly.
Ideas in Unexpected Places: Why a Marketplace Intellectual Life Still Matters
I want to express what an honor it is to offer a keynote to you here at the African American Intellectual History Society’s second annual conference . The very legacy of this organization is historic in itself. Here we have mostly junior faculty assessing the limits of how the academy imagines and institutionalizes “intellectual history.” Instead of just offering critique, these young scholars moved forward to…
Take Note: How Empathy Brought Together A Penn State Professor And An Iraqi Man
In a TED Talk at Penn State in 2010, sociology professor Sam Richards put forward a challenge of empathy. He showed the audience a picture of two captured
25 Top Sonography Professors
Learn how these 25 top professors of sonography might help maximize your educational experience.
10 Proven Methods for Succeeding in College
So, September is here and that means the majority of students are back in the full swing of things. There are lectures to attend, research to be done, and papers to be written. All of which can be just a bit stressful. Now couple that with the skyrocketing cost of tuition, and have yourself some students who are in serious need of advice on how to make this their most successful school year yet Which is why we here at Distance-Education.org went scouring…
25 Top Phlebotomy Professors
Phlebotomy is about much more than sticking people with needles. These 25 professors have made learning about blood and safety a true art form.
How to Email a Professor
Writing an email to a professor takes a bit more thought than shooting an email to a friend or sending a text. Your education is the beginning of your professional career, and you should treat any interactions you have in a professional...
How NOT to Pie a Duke Professor
In honor of Pi Day, it’s time for a pop quiz. If you, an esteemed Duke University professor, received a pie in the face in front of your class, what would you do? A. Update your CV, in preparation for finding an alternate career far away from college students. B. Cry. C. Pause for snack … Continue reading How NOT to Pie a Duke Professor →
How Hampshire Was Brought to the Brink
Distinctiveness has long been the college’s calling card. Now it may threaten its survival.
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Proven Leader Tips for the Newly Promoted
Seven leadership tips for how to use, not lose, your new-found power at work.
Learn This Proven Brand Story Framework
In his 2012 predictions for the tech-industry, pundit Mark Anderson, CEO of Strategic News Service, said, “Steve Jobs didn’t really invent anything at all. But he was great at integrating…
Why All Of Your Professors Are Awesome
Every professor you’ll ever have is awesome. That may seem like too harsh of a generalization, especially when you think of that one rude, strict, or disinterested professor you had in that one class for that one semester. But those less than optimal situations are still learning opportunities. Ev...
20 Outstanding Professors of Nurse Anesthesia
Administering anesthesia is important, challenging work that requires the best mentorship. Here are 20 professors that can get you on the right track.
40 Top Professors of Veterinary Technology
Meet skilled professors of veterinary technology and learn more about their programs and interests.
How to approach your professor for a reference
3 tips to help ensure all is smooth sailing when approaching your professor to request a reference.
Leading for Deeper Learning: 10 Proven Strategies
Over the summer we interviewed two dozen school and network leaders producing strong academic results and developing powerful young people. Considering their leadership stories, we found ten things in common:
5 Dissertation Tips from a Professor
The dissertation is meant to test us intellectually and psychologically. Designing and completing original research is our chance to prove that we have the knowledge and skills necessary to earn the title of “Doctor.”
How a Two-Tier Economy Is Reshaping the U.S. Marketplace
The advance of wealthy households, while middle- and lower-income Americans struggle, is reshaping markets for everything from housing to clothing to beer.