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Rui Shi is an electrical and computer engineering junior from Lubbock.
Making a digital promise
April 12, 2012
Digital Promise will help students realize their potential through the implementation of its many programs.
Drawing the line between private and professional
April 5, 2012
The House recently voted down an amendment that would have banned employers from demanding access to Facebook accounts.
When the donor becomes the decider
March 29, 2012
While the era of “big government” spending on higher education is over, the era of big philanthropy has just begun.
The promise and potential of education start-ups
March 22, 2012
While universities across the nation are facing financial challenges, education-technology start-ups are experiencing a boom.
Putting vocation back into education
March 8, 2012
It’s time to go one step further and provide students with more tangible skills that would help them succeed in the job market.
Improving the value of a college degree
February 23, 2012
Through analysis 36 percent of students “did not demonstrate any significant improvement in learning” over four years of college.
New policy could jeopardize online privacy
February 19, 2012
Revamping the energy curriculum
February 7, 2012
The current approach to energy education is lacking and must find a way to catch up with recent developments.
Give credit where credit is due
January 29, 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is hoping to legitimize and further transform online learning.
A misguided attempt to fight piracy
January 18, 2012
Major web players band together to fight Internet regulation
Public concern on what is private
December 6, 2011
A discovery by a security researcher created a media firestorm about Carrier IQ.
Envisioning an e-university
November 30, 2011
UT should ditch paper textbooks and make the transition to an electronic campus.
An alternative to grade inflation
November 16, 2011
Filling spots in technical fields with unqualified workers and hoping for the best is a cop-out solution, which would make a bad situation worse.
The path of no return
November 9, 2011
The ultimate goal of higher education is to teach students how to think, not what to think.
Bending the future
November 2, 2011
Want to make a call? Just squeeze the phone. Want to take a picture? Just stretch out the phone.
Bringing laptops back
October 26, 2011
The Macbook Air redefined portability, and the release of ultrabooks creates a win-win situation for consumers.
Living among the clouds
October 19, 2011
Cloud computing ould be a game-changer for college campuses, but it must be extended so that everyone, especially students, can access it.
October 12, 2011
The idea is to introduce an electronic forum that would allow for anyone to provide input on a piece of legislation.
The Texas stampede
October 9, 2011
Stampede’s creation highlights the continued trend toward computational sciences.
The need for liberal arts reform
September 29, 2011
Rather than questioning the value and practicality of a liberal arts degree, we need a curriculum that will better prepare students for the job market.
Keep the Internet free-flowing
September 22, 2011
The FCC must expand its ruling to ensure that content accessed wirelessly are not regulated in any manner.