2008 Press Archive

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More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete

April 02, 2014

For Anant Agarwal CEO, edX & Professor, MIT Against Jonathan Cole Provost and Dean Emeritus, Columbia University Against Rebecca Schuman Columnist, Slate and Chronicle of… more

Online Ed Quiz

Quiz: Is The Lecture Hall Obsolete?

March 31, 2014

Test your knowledge of online education … online! Is the lecture hall obsolete? Find out how much you know by taking the quiz, and then… more

Millennials Don't Stand a Chance

Millennials Don't Stand a Chance

March 25, 2014

From the Panel W. Keith Campbell Narcissism and Social Networking Web SitesLaura Buffardi and W. Keith Campbell, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, July 3, 2008Narcissism… more

National Review Online

Racial Preferences Under Siege

March 20, 2014

The intellectual case for preferences is looking increasingly shaky. Last month, a packed auditorium at Harvard Law School featured an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on… more

More Clicks, Fewer Bricks

More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete

March 19, 2014

From the Panel For: Anant Agarwal Why Massive Open Online Courses (Still) MatterAnant Agarwal, TED2013, June 2013The head of edX, Agarwal, makes the case that… more

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Russia Is A Marginal Power

March 12, 2014

Disarming Syria. Asylum for Edward Snowden. Arming Iran. Deploying troops to Crimea. Is Vladimir Putin flexing his muscles, while our own president fades into the… more

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Russia Is A Marginal Power

March 12, 2014

For Ian Bremmer Founder and President, Eurasia Group Against Amb. Robert D. Blackwill Fmr. Deputy National Security Adviser under Pres. George W. Bush Against Peter… more

Should we get scared again?

Should we get scared again?

March 10, 2014

Probably most folks don't particularly remember where they were on Christmas Night, 1991. I do. more

Phawker

FRIENDLY FIRE: Can Presidents Kill Americans?

March 06, 2014

Last night at the National Constitutional Center, NPR’s Intelligence Squared hosted a debate for broadcast on the limits of executive power, specifically is the president… more

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The President Has Constitutional Power To Target And Kill U.S. Citizens Abroad

March 05, 2014

With the drone strike on accused terrorist and New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama has tested the limits of the executive branch’s powers.… more