Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Citing the example of the National Defence Academy (NDA) where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are allotted degrees by the Jawahar Lal Nehru University only, Vice Chancellor (VC) Jagdish Kumar on Monday asserted that displaying an Army tank in the campus will only show their closer association with the defence institutes in this country. Speaking to ANI here, Kumar said, “The National Defence Academy where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are trained and their degrees are given by us. So, every candidate who passes out of…

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Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Citing the example of the National Defence Academy (NDA) where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are allotted degrees by the Jawahar Lal Nehru University only, Vice Chancellor (VC) Jagdish Kumar on Monday asserted that displaying an Army tank in the campus will only show their closer association with the defence institutes in this country. Speaking to ANI here, Kumar said, “The National Defence Academy where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are trained and their degrees are given by us. So, every candidate who passes out of…

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Yoenis Cespedes Says He’d Like to Finish His MLB Career with Oakland Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes Says He’d Like to Finish His MLB Career with Oakland Athletics

In a dream world, Yoenis Cespedes would like to finish his Major League Baseball career with the Oakland Athletics. Prior to the start of the New York Mets’ three-game set with the A’s, Cespedes told the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Susan Slusser it would be a “dream” to bookend his career with stints in the Bay Area. “I wish that happens,” he said. “I told [pitcher Jerry] Blevins, ‘I don’t know how many years I’m going to play, but I’m going to play the last year of my career with Oakland.’ I don’t know if that’s possible or…

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10 Online Bachelor’s Programs With Small Classes

10 Online Bachelor’s Programs With Small Classes

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: College, The Short List: Grad School and The Short List: Online Programs to find data that matter to you in your college or graduate school search. For online students, interaction with classmates can be challenging given their distance from campus – and each other. But…

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10 Online Bachelor’s Programs With Small Classes

10 Online Bachelor’s Programs With Small Classes

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: College, The Short List: Grad School and The Short List: Online Programs to find data that matter to you in your college or graduate school search. For online students, interaction with classmates can be challenging given their distance from…

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Giving Online Learning a Try With a Crash Course in Robot Ethics

Giving Online Learning a Try With a Crash Course in Robot Ethics

                    It’s 6 a.m. in Los Angeles, but I have a fresh pot of coffee beside me, and I’m ready for class to begin. Class, in this case, is being conducted through my computer. I’m enrolled in a massive open online course (MOOC) through FutureLearn, and for the past three weeks, my Philosophy of Technology and Design class has studied the challenges (and opportunities) between humans and our emerging silicon cousins (robots, automated transportation, and other things as yet uninvented). Our…

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What’s Wrong With Letting Tech Run Our Schools

What’s Wrong With Letting Tech Run Our Schools

. Silicon Valley tech moguls are conducting an enormous experiment on the nation’s children. We should not be so trusting that they’ll get it right. Alphabet Inc. unit Google has taken a big role in public education, offering low-cost laptops and free apps. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook Inc. is investing heavily in educational technology, largely though the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Netflix Inc. head Reed Hastings has been tinkering with expensive and algorithmic ed-tech tools. Encouraging as all this may be, the technologists might be getting ahead of themselves, both politically…

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Raksha Gopal, CBSE Class 12 Topper With 99.6%, Reveals Career Goals

Raksha Gopal, CBSE Class 12 Topper With 99.6%, Reveals Career Goals

CBSE Board Class 12th Result Declared: Raksha Gopal Tops Scoring 99.6% NEW DELHI: HIGHLIGHTS “Want to do political science honours,” Raksha Gopal Bhumi Sawant De scored 99.4%; Aditya Jain came third with 99.2% CBSE today announced the class 12 results As the Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE announced the results for Class 12 today, there was much cheer at the home of Raksha Gopal in Delhi’s suburb Noida. The Amity International School, Noida, student has topped this year’s class 12 examinations with an astonishing 99.6 per cent. “My…

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Distance learning technology for The Right Turn possible with public vote

Distance learning technology for The Right Turn possible with public vote

The Right Turn’s project, entitled a “technology investment and service expansion project”, includes distance-learning technology updates, and training throughout the region between the headquarters in Pierre and their branches. “We’ve noticed that sometimes there can be transportation barriers or logistical barriers that keep students from participating in our classes as much as they would like to,” Mary Gates, executive director of The Right Turn, said. The Right Turn assists 12 counties in central South Dakota, including Lower Brule and Rosebud reservations with child care training and advising. Limited technology in…

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UK institutes sign global educational partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières

UK institutes sign global educational partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) of the University of Manchester have signed a global partnership with the international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to deliver an educational programme designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of MSF’s personnel for stronger operations and leadership in the field. Educational portfolio ‘We are very pleased with this partnership’, said Michael Lurie LSTM’s Director for International Education and Knowledge Exchange. ‘As part of our ever expanding educational portfolio this is a bespoke offering that…

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