How is a CompSci degree different from a CompE degree? In the simplest of terms, computer scientists study theory and computer engineers build the things that bring those theories to life.
By Erica Abbott
If youâ€™re looking for one of natureâ€™s greatest shows, simply look up at the sky tonight. The Perseid meteor shower is set to peak between tonight and tomorrow morning, and itâ€™s sure to be out of this world. According to NASA, during the peak activity time between Aug. 11 and 12, there could be as many as 200 meteors per hour.
By Taylor Pearson
This mindset of imaging yourself as two people, one being the person doing the actions and the other a scientist examining them, has recently gathered scientific backing. Thinking Fast and Slow, the work of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, has come to serve as the bedrock of behavioral economics.
By Jacob Shriar
The research is clear: People who set goals are more successful. Thereâ€™s something incredibly motivating about setting a goal and working towards it. When we set a goal for ourselves, it actually becomes part of us. It becomes part of our identity and who we are. We change our behavior and our mindset to make sure we accomplish a goal.
By Daniel R. Porterfield
For professionals, a great liberal arts education is an appreciating asset, like a wise investment that earns compounding interest over decades. Thatâ€™s because the knowledge, skills, and learning capabilities that students develop in college gain value as their careers progress and their responsibilities grow more complex.
By Bill Conerly
The key to economics majors finding jobs is networking, I wrote in Career Advice for Economics Majors. A few students have written asking: â€œHow do I start networking when I donâ€™t know anyone?â€ Here are some ideas for getting your first few contacts, then expanding from those people.
By Tom Anderson
Internships can be powerful learning experiences that let students explore careers in their intended fields. They also open post-graduation opportunities for long-term employment.
By Jeffrey J. Selingo
The Washington Post
Instead of encouraging students to be "well-rounded," we should be encouraging them to have both breadth and depth, and to have a flexible mindset to learn where their curiosity takes them. This will ensure that students have the ability to navigate the ambiguity of an economy where entire industries and occupations are expanding and contracting at alarming speed.