Science, Education, and Competing Theories

Competing Theories

At we care deeply about the way public education interacts with the broader culture—especially with the philosophical, scientific, and religious ideas that are circulating in the media today. One of the most important of all questions facing us as citizens—both as voters and as contributors to our common public discourse—is the proper role of […]

David A. Tomar’s Academic Ghostwriting Trilogy


In November 2010, the Chronicle of Higher Education (CHE) published an explosive exposé about the increasingly popular practice of college students commissioning and turning in ghostwritten papers. The controversial CHE article, entitled “The Shadow Scholar,” created a firestorm. In its online version, it would become the most-accessed piece in the CHE‘s history. The author of […]

The Gorgeous Mosaic of America’s Colleges—State by State


Our nation is a union of individual political systems—the United States of America—50 of them strong, and each with its own unique system of universities and four-year, liberal arts colleges. There are already plenty of lists of “best” colleges and universities out there. Certainly, they serve a useful purpose. But they can sometimes give a distorted […]

Becoming a Graphic Designer in the World of Design

The Bean

Did you ever stop to think about the importance of design in your life? From the moment you wake up in the morning until you go to sleep at night, you are working and playing within an environment largely built by human hands—an environment that has been specially designed by someone for your benefit. We all live […]

What Does It Take to Be a Leader?

Organizational Leadership

Two things are required to be a leader. One consists of intangible qualities such as self-confidence, character, charisma. The other consists of knowledge, skills, and competence so deeply ingrained as to become second nature—it’s “in the bones.” But can these two aspects of leadership be taught? If you’ve come to this page, you are already […]

The Top 10 Sports Careers for Non-Athletes

Sports Careers for Non-Athletes

It is the dream of most sports fans to hit the major leagues one day, or to hear their name called at the NBA draft. For most of us, however, this is only a dream. Luckily, our love for sports does not fade away once we realize just how narrow the playing field is for those […]

10 Highest-Paid College Professors in the U.S.


Many college professors change lives, challenge the world around us, and teach us the skills needed to improve our lives. However, their salaries range widely—anywhere from adjunct professors earnings around $30,000 to a full-time professor earning $500,000 and more. College professors may teach at either private or public universities; their level of expertise and interest […]

The 20 Best Financial Management Certificate Programs

Financial Management

Students who receive a certificate in financial management can become financial managers, finance analysts, financial planners, or corporate finance consultants, as well as prepare for doctoral or professional programs in law and business. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are currently 495,180 individuals employed as financial managers in America, and their […]

The 10 Best Online Paralegal Associate’s Degree Programs


Are you hooked on watching old episodes of TV’s Law & Order? Chances are you have noticed the savvy legal assistants, or paralegals, who help the lawyers assemble all the facts related to their cases. Becoming a paralegal can offer you a challenging and interesting career with opportunities for growth and advancement. Paralegals conduct research […]

The Top 20 Online Associate of Business Administration Degree Programs


If you ask someone what he or she is majoring in, and they respond “business,” you might make the general assumption that they are heading into a career centered on making a lot of money. Not that there’s anything wrong with making a lot of money! But, actually, the realm of business is quite a […]

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