2014 Press Archive

Live Science

Is There Life After Death? Watch Scientists Debate Tonight Online

May 07, 2014

Is there life after death? This age-old question will be debated again tonight by a group of doctors and scientists, who will offer their take… more

Medium

This week on MOOCs, ep. 6

May 07, 2014

Is it really a question of bricks vs clicks? In a debate at Columbia University, the question whether it would be bricks or clicks — … more

Diverse

Professor Makes Sure There’s No Disconnect in Her Online Program

May 05, 2014

Beyond issues of retaining students, critics also raise concerns about whether online education provides effective ways to learn and whether it affords students the personalized… more

Chicago Tribune

CNN's flagship debate program is back ... again

May 04, 2014

Those with an interest in invective-free debates among experts should check out the "Intelligence Squared" series at intelligencesquaredus.org. more

Above the Law

Smoke Signals: The Misinformation Behind FDA’s Proposed Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

May 01, 2014

For an entertaining and informative refresher on why that process sucks, watch this recent Intelligence Squared debate, “The FDA’s Caution is Hazardous to Our Health.”… more

Mooctivity

How to Get a Campus Feeling in a MOOC

April 25, 2014

You can never recreate or replace the accelerated learning effect of being able to interact with your teacher and fellow students in person - in… more

Daily Nebraskan

EDWARDS: Bad questions hinder productive debates, conversations

April 23, 2014

“Millennials Don’t Stand a Chance” was the title and winning motion of the April 16 episode of Intelligence Squared, a NPR debate podcast. After an… more

The New Yorker

Are College Campuses Obsolete?

April 22, 2014

On one recent night, the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate series put forth a motion on Columbia University’s campus: “More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall… more

SB Nation

The mismatch problem: Why college football scholarships are not enough

April 22, 2014

Have you ever had a moment when you heard an argument that made you examine a long-held belief? I had a moment like that recently… more

National Review Online

The Obama Administration Is Setting a Dangerous Precedent about Due Process

April 15, 2014

The essence of due process, as Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman recently argued at an Intelligence Squared debate, is that “the government would not kill… more