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  • Exploring the Unknown

    Exploring the Unknown

    Via LinkedIn : Before I start, I would like to apologize to my IT and Data Analytic colleagues because I am making this non-technical and may have inaccuracies for the sake of simplicity. Why bother with Analytics? Information is power Form stock trading, to sales, to insurance (yes, definitely insurance), we need to make informed decisions to have an advantage over our competitors. I would dare say that if you are not interested in competing, there […]

  • What Business Schools Will Look Like in the Future

    What Business Schools Will Look Like in the Future

    Via The Wall Street Journal : According to a Lumina/Gallup study released in 2014, only 33% of business leaders agree or strongly agree that university graduates have the knowledge that their businesses need. Can business schools of the future turn those numbers around? Not only do I think they can, I believe they will. How? First, by closing the communications gap between academia and industry. For decades a lack of dialogue has inhibited the growth and […]

  • School of Dentistry welcomes top 10 ranking

    School of Dentistry welcomes top 10 ranking

    Via Otago Daily Times : University of Otago’s School of Dentistry will be ”highly sought after” by staff and students after beating Harvard University in global rankings. The university is the first in New Zealand to have a subject ranked in the world’s top 10, after its dentistry offering was ranked eighth in the QS World University Ranking by Subject. Otago University’s School of Dentistry beat some of the world’s most prestigious universities, including Harvard University, […]

  • Katherine Streeter for NPR

    Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn’t Have To Memorize?

    Via Utah State University : Poor old Dr. Krebs. His painstaking Nobel-winning work on cellular metabolism, called the Krebs cycle, has made him the symbol for what’s ailing medical education. “Why do I need to know this stuff?” medical students ask me. “How many times have you used the Krebs Cycle lately?” senior doctors jokingly reminisce. For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the Krebs cycle into their heads. Now the biomedical […]

  • Mary Spio, a rocket scientist with down-to-earth advice

    Mary Spio, a rocket scientist with down-to-earth advice

    Via The Hamilton Spectator : Growing up in Ghana, Mary Spio didn’t know what an engineer was — but she was the kid who tore radios apart, always asking how they worked. When Spio was 16, her parents spent everything they had to send her to the United States for a better life. Her first job was at a McDonald’s, but after a while she found her way into the air force. “It was when I […]

  • Mitarai Namiko Receives Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize

    Mitarai Namiko Receives Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize

    Via Asian Scientist : Professor Mitarai Namiko has won Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize for her work bridging statistical physics in materials and biological systems. Mitarai Namiko, Associate Professor and researcher in biophysics in the research group BioComplexity at the Niels Bohr Institute, has been awarded The Young Scientists’ Prize in the Commendation for Science and Technology. The prize is awarded by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology to recognize young researchers who have […]

  • Amid California’s historic drought, a young scientist digs for answers

    Amid California’s historic drought, a young scientist digs for answers

    Via Gulf Times : When Guleed Ali hikes the nooks and crannies of stream-sculpted canyons that lead to Mono Lake in central California, he often pauses to marvel at the landscape that spreads out before him. He ponders the smooth blue lake that reflects the snow-capped Sierra Nevada and the limestone spires that reach skyward like fingers beckoning the birds. But the young scientist looks beyond the grandeur. He also seeks clues to California’s historic drought. […]

  • Here’s How to Take Your Presentation to the Next Level

    Here’s How to Take Your Presentation to the Next Level

    Via Inc. : It’s not enough to have a good story to tell; to get your audience involved, you’ve got to tell it the right way. if you replace the bullet lists with a story, defined as “a series of actions that overcome obstacles in order to achieve a goal.” While any story is better than an bullet list, some stories are more interesting than others. They command an audience’s attention, communicate a message both clearly […]

  • 7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

    7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

    Via Inc. : You don’t have to be born mentally tough. Here’s how you can develop the vital trait. First, the definition: “The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals.” Now the word: Grit. The definition of grit almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person possesses, because mental toughness builds the foundations for long-term success. […]

  • How to use Motivation and Mindset to achieve your Goals

    How to use Motivation and Mindset to achieve your Goals

    Via LinkedIn : ‘Whatever you can do, or dream you can…begin it’ – Goethe What is it that drives an athlete to keep going when winning is no longer a possibility? What keeps an ultra-distance marathoner running when the race leaders crossed the finish-line yesterday? What gets a boxer back to his feet when he’s just been knocked back into last Tuesday? Clearly, the goal must be something other than first prize. Research into the definitions […]