Education

Drew G. Faust: Harvard's First Female President - 01/17/2009

Drew Gilpin Faust recalls her mother’s advice: “This is a man's world, sweetie, and the sooner you learn that, the better off you'll be.” A century ago, maybe even a few decades ago, this idea may...

Court orders Swiss health insurance to pay for sex change - 01/09/2009

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) - The European Court of Human Rights Thursday awarded a Swiss transexual 15,000 euros (20,500 dollars) after her country's health insurance refused to pay for her sex change...

Palin welcomes grandson, daughter discourages teen pregnancy - 01/06/2009

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Alaska Governor and former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin welcomed her first grandchild this week, but admitted she felt fear and despair when she first learned...

The Costs of Higher Education in the US - 12/02/2008

A college education benefits not only the individual student but the society as a whole. With the combination of a highly competitive workforce and an...

Brookings Institution:Arab Youth Between Hope and Disillusionment - 12/02/2008

With nearly 30 percent of the total population of the Middle East and North Africa lying between the ages of 15 and 29 the mindset and perspective of this...

Fatter but feeling good: Swiss think they're in best of health - 11/14/2008

Switzerland's fabled mountain air may be healthier than anyone thought: nine out of ten people say they feel on top form even as obesity is on the rise, new statistics showed Friday. GENEVA (AFP) -...

Dog risks life to save four kittens - 10/27/2008

A pet dog in Australia has risked its life to protect four kittens trapped in a house fire, according to firefighters. When the fire broke out inside the house, the family of four plus...

University - 10/14/2008

Le producteur et réalisateur russe Sergey Yastrzhembskiy s'apprête à lancer cette semaine, le tournage de son documentaire "Voyage chez les hommes bleus", consacré aux nomades du sud-est marocain....

London's burning - 09/14/2008

Two years ago, Gareth Pugh had not sold one garment. His workrooms were so inadequate that even on the coldest days, if he needed to steam-press a garment, he had to switch off the heater to stop...

Cahill returns to crack Stoke resistance - 09/13/2008

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