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The world and workforce need wisdom. Why don’t universities teach it?

tMany university mission statements do not live up to their promise, writes Ben Nelson, founder of Minerva, a university designed to develop intellect over...

Coursera offers 3,800 free online classes for unemployed workers

tCoursera is allowing federal, state, and local agencies that serve the unemployed to enroll in the free program until September 30.tTypically costing $399 per...

The art of walking: How this everyday act can bring you...

ERLING KAGGE: I think the world has partly turned insane in the sense that we spend, like, three or four hours every day just...

How should you react to speech you disagree with?

Nicholas ChristakisNicholas A. Christakis is a physician, sociologist, and director of the Human Nature Lab at Yale University, where he is the Sterling Professor...

How to Write in Cursive

Analog Week Just because 'there's an app for that' doesn't mean you have to use it. This week we're going analog, reminding ourselves...

Good leaders don’t give advice – they coach

All managers want to see their employees thrive, but it can be tricky to maintain a balance between guiding and hand-holding. While some managers...

Self-command: Learn this powerful thinking tool

EMILY CHAMLEE-WRIGHT: Self-censorship is neither inherently bad, nor is it inherently good. And one of the things that I've been thinking about recently is...

How junior high school kills scientific curiosity

MICHIO KAKU: First of all, we are all born scientists. When we're born, we wonder where we came from. We wonder why the stars...

In the future, will we acquire skills, not degrees?

tU.S. college enrollment has declined for the eighth consecutive year.tRecent survey found that a majority of freelancers found skills training to be more important...

Inequality is unlikely to be overcome by studying hard

tA study by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce demonstrates how much easier it is for upper-class children to attain successful adulthoods.tTest scores...