The Case Against University Rankings

The Case Against University Rankings

In his letter to the Irish Times on 7 September 2017, Dr John Kelly, Professor Emeritus at the University College Dublin, lamented about the distorting effects of university rankings. Here’s a summary of what he had to say: “The predominant criterion of these rankings is… Read More

Purdue to play key role in Infosys U.S. hiring and training push

Purdue to play key role in Infosys U.S. hiring and training push

Purdue University unveiled another outside-the-box move Thursday, announcing a five-year deal with one of India’s largest technology outsourcing firms, Infosys, under which the university will perform joint research and provide training and classes for the company's employees. The two parties cast the deal as a… Read More

Duke-NUS Medical School

Duke-NUS Medical School

Duke-NUS Medical School Fast Facts The Duke University School of Medicine is recognised as one of the best medical schools in the United States and the world, based on factors such as reputation, selectivity, research activity, and faculty resources. Among the draws of the medical… Read More

The Benefits of Music Education

The Benefits of Music Education

A wealth of scientific research over the last decade is proving that music education is a powerful tool for attaining children’s full intellectual, social, and creative potential. One decade-long U.S. study found that students who participated in at least nine hours of arts education a… Read More

Bridging the divide between ed tech research and the classroom

Bridging the divide between ed tech research and the classroom

A high school library in a school district in Mentor, Ohio. Photo: Nichole Dobo There’s a lot of knowledge packed away in academic journals. But it can be difficult for education technology developers, teachers and administrators to find and comprehend that information. An interactive “Research… Read More