The final academic year of the decade is a pivotal moment for higher education. Challenges are being met by increased technical and pedagogical innovation, plus increased revenue from philanthropical sources. So just what does the 2019/20 year hold in store? And what does it mean for students? Continue reading at MasterStudies.com.
The 26th of August is National Dog Day in the USA. “But I treat my dog like my Valentine every day of the year,” you protest. “Surely this is just a ploy by the greeting card industry!” Well, perhaps your dog gets the royalty treatment when you’re at home or in the park. But while she may be … More Why Your Boss Should Allow Dogs at Work
Perception is a curious thing. Have you ever met a barely-recognisable friend after years apart, but felt at home the moment you hugged? There’s an emotional explanation, of course. But there’s also something about the unique combo of height, technique, power, and smell that form an unmistakable kind of ‘hug fingerprint.’ (Someday science will back … More 6 TV show filmsets reimagined with the interior design trends of 2019
This year is the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first step on the moon. But here at Wamiz we prefer to honour the planet’s first true ambassador to outer space: Laïka the dog, who went up in a shuttle 12 years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. It was November 3, 1957 when the little dog … More Never mind Buzz Aldrin: it’s the 62nd anniversary of the first dog in space!
Innovation is a major currency in 21st-century business — but new ideas aren’t generated in a bubble. The 20th-century model of the lone genius who figures it out for themselves and strides on to take the glory has become dated. In major innovation ecosystems like Silicon Valley and San Diego, business leadership is not about … More The Power of a Network in the Innovation Economy
Education is our future: at its most basic, it develops the skills and personalities of those who will shape the world; at its best, it is education that foresees and defines the changes that lie ahead. To prosper and excel and to serve their students, higher education institutions must stay ahead of social, political, and … More 4 Ways Leaders Are Effecting Change in Higher Education Today
If you kiss your dog on the mouth or share a bowl with him, you’re doing it wrong and may be putting yourself at risk of antibiotic-resistant infection, according to researchers. Bug boffins at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have warned that pets and people are developing ever more drug-resistant bacteria as medics prescribe them unnecessary antibiotics for … More No tongues: dog bug snuggle risk for French-kissers and plate-sharers