Education, research, jobs oh my

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education had yet another provocative article on the link between education and jobs, here in the context of @ElonMusk and his decision to relocate @TeslaMotors battery manufacturing to Nevada, where there is a deficit of...

Obama talks up STEM

Here President Obama meets with young science entrepreneurs as a backdrop for announcing expansion of an existing AmeriCorps program in an effort to improve STEM education for 18,000 low-income students. In an era of austere budgets coupled with a lack...

Statement of Purpose: Part 1

A very frequent question is how to write an statement of purpose, which is the most important tool at your disposal to distinguish yourself from your competition. In this blog I offer up one sample statement of purpose. Two things have to come together