Education leaders from around the world gathered this week at the annual TIMES Higher Education World Academic Summit at UC Berkeley to discuss the most urgent issues in the education sector and to propose solutions.
An analysis of Pew Research Center surveys found that the relationship between religion and education in America is dynamic and the notion that Americans with higher education are “less religious” is not necessarily true.
In episode 3 of our INSIGHT collaboration with Alaska Public Media, we chat with two of Alaska’s top environmental leaders – Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of Anchorage Park Foundation, and Polly Carr, Executive Director of The Alaska Center for the environment, as well as Executive Director of Alaska Conservation Voters. Nordlund and Carr discuss approaches in creating inclusive, involved communities of Alaskans who are aware and well-educated on matters of protection and conservation of Alaska’s unique environment.
In episode 4 of our INSIGHT collaboration with Alaska Public Media we we interviewed Robin Dublin, Executive Director of the Alaska Botanical Gardens, and Nina Kemppel, President & CEO of Alaska Community Foundation, both dedicated to serving Alaska’s unique environment and diverse communities. Dublin discusses the garden’s dedication to sustainable projects and shares interesting details on leading a garden to thrive in Alaska’s unique environment; Kemppel shares some of the major forces behind the success of the Alaska Community Foundation.
In fall of 2016 alone, 20.7 million students entered higher education, and more than half of them – an estimated 11.7 million – are female. Of those students, an estimated minority of them, just 34.7 percent, will land jobs in technology, and the majority of them will pursue careers in the fields of social sciences and education.