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Famed boys’ club feels the heat

Pity the winner of the 2013 Masters, who for all the wonderful golf he will have played and all the great players he will have beaten, might be destined to share his moment with an American businesswoman named Virginia Rometty, who reached the summit of the corporate pile this year when she was appointed the CEO of the computer group IBM.

Yale faculty resoultion expresses concern about Singapore campus

The Yale College faculty passed a resolution Thursday expressing concern about a partnership with the National University of Singapore -- voting for the measure even after President Richard Levin made a strong appeal that they not do so.

Exporting Education

In mid-2006, the Emirate of Dubai broke ground on a new development located 12 miles outside of the city proper and cordoned off by a series of major roads. Dubai International Academic City, as developers dubbed the project, sought to establish a site in the emirate dedicated to the foundation and free operation of international university centers, branches, and satellites.

Khan Academy talks Analytics, OER, and iPads

The  Journal Associate Editor Stephen Noonoo recently spoke with Khan Academy's Matt Wahl, who splits his time between the products and implementation teams, about the newly released iPad app, using data in the classroom, and how the company thinks schools can finally dump the "sage on the stage" model once and for all.

Mobile technology helps explore nicotine addiction

Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to try to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh is trying to find out why.