Tag Archives: Funding

MIT, launching $5 billion fund-raising campaign, seeks to quicken pace of innovation – The Boston Globe

it’s good to have goals

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology must accelerate the pace of its long-term research in order to entice venture capitalists to fund it.

Source: MIT, launching $5 billion fund-raising campaign, seeks to quicken pace of innovation – The Boston Globe

Resisting The Corporate University: What It Means To Be A ‘Slow Professor’ : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

College teachers are often stressed and demoralized, says anthropologist Barbara J. King, and a new book on the corporate university provides startling answers as to why.

Source: Resisting The Corporate University: What It Means To Be A ‘Slow Professor’ : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

Are You Ready for the Revolution in Scholarly Communications? | The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

[a tip o’ the hat to Kathy Low]

 

“There’s a revolution taking place,” says Donald J. Waters. Digital technologies are dramatically expanding and equalizing access to resources in the humanities, he notes, with vast implications for the entire field.

Source: Are You Ready for the Revolution in Scholarly Communications? | The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation