A recent survey by The Institution of Engineering and Technology in London found that 48 percent of parents with kids between the ages of five and 13 years old don’t know what “STEM” stands for. So it's not surprising that one in three of these parents admit that the very thought of having to answer … Continue reading Sorry, But This Post May Make One in Three of You Feel Ill
‘Tis the Season, for Crying?
I don't know if it's the sentimental nature of the holiday season, but I've had tears streaming down my face three times this week. I've written many times about how much I like TV commercials, particularly at this time of the year. Many companies are starting to release their holiday ads, and many of you … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season, for Crying?
Liberal Arts vs. STEM: a Modern Twist on the Tortoise and the Hare
The race is not always to the swift. That's the moral of the classic tale of the tortoise and the hare. In the case of liberal arts majors vs STEM majors, the moral of the story is: The race is not always to those who start with the highest salary. A recent New York Times story … Continue reading Liberal Arts vs. STEM: a Modern Twist on the Tortoise and the Hare