Fixing a Gender Pay Gap Can Lead to Faculty Discord. Most recently some professors at Western Michigan University clashed with the institution's provost over the issue as up to 300 tenured female professors awaited a promised pay increase meant to put their salaries on a more equal footing with those of their male colleagues. To read more click here … [Read more...] about Fixing a Gender Pay Gap Can Lead to Faculty Discord
The United Nations released a major report last week, finding with more certainty than ever before that humans, chiefly through the burning of coal, oil, and natural gas, are a key cause of the Earth's warmer temperature. What role can the United States play in leading the way on a comprehensive, international approach to addressing global warming? Does the action by the … [Read more...] about Is Global Warming the Planet’s Biggest Problem?
What if some of the most innovative people alive today came up with new ideas to solve some of the greatest challenges of our times? What about starting with ending world hunger in a decade? What if we could gather, in one city, in one place, some of the brightest, most creative, most impactful minds on the planet—from the technology science, and NGO communities—and ask them to … [Read more...] about The World Technology Network (the Wtn) announces “The Global Challenges Program”
The Model United Nations is a new, student led organization on campus that promotes the understanding of international diplomacy. It will travel to conferences around the country, representing different countries within the United Nations. Students will take on the persona and positions of a particular country, and work with students from other universities to develop solutions … [Read more...] about Join the Model United Nations at Missouri State University
The following link features a recent report by Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone Business entitled "Reducing the Impact of Language Barriers." If you don't have time to read the full nine page article, at least check out the charts: http://images.forbes.com/forbesinsights/StudyPDFs/Rosetta_Stone_Report.pdf … [Read more...] about Forbes, Rosetta Stone release report on global language trends