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A Roundup of Courses I Enjoyed Taking

Since I have already completed many MOOCs, I would like to share the ones I liked the most with you. These are the courses I would recommend. 252 more words

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An Important Leap Forward in US National Security

US national security took an important, but little noted leap forward yesterday when President Obama announced the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba. Most of the media coverage focused on the economic and political consequences of this bold move, and what little I’ve seen on its national security implications quotes opponents as calling it “appeasement.” This is a clear reference to Britain’s vain attempts to mollify Hitler prior to World War II, and therefore an attempt to slam Obama’s move as naive and dangerous. 388 more words

Stanford Pulls Away For 67-58 Victory Over LMU

STANFORD (AP) — Chasson Randle was happy he had another chance to make a free throw. He didn’t want his first miss of the season to hang over his head. 619 more words

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Researchers find that student-centered learning closes achievement gap

JeanAnyon wrote about this best in her study “Social Class and School Knowledge.” The argument, whichwas based on a study of I think 5 elementary schools came down to this: The poor learn to follow rules and the rich learn how to think independently and develop their own judgement. 216 more words

Achievement Gap

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 Years

PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Tech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment. 297 more words

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