March 14, 2015
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Scientific American Special Report Cover It won’t come around again for another 100 years, so go out and eat all the pi(e) you want on March 14, 2015 to commemorate the first five digits of pi, 3.1415. Get your geek … Continue reading
July 21, 2014
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What would a world without any patents look like? Would industries go into a frenzy, without any legal binding to prevent one company from using an idea from another? Or could no patents possibly lead to a much more beneficial result? … Continue reading
April 3, 2014
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ROBERT ARCHIBALD & DAVID FELDMAN, co-authors of the book Why Does College Cost So Much? will be at Fairfield U on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Oak Room, Barone Campus Center as part of our Fairfield 2020 … Continue reading
March 27, 2014
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Read President Rev. Jeffrey von Arx’s Op Ed: “Juvenile offenders need a second chance” published on March 27, 2014 on the website www.ctmirror.org. www.ctmirror.org is the website of the Connecticut News Project, Inc, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization created in 2009 … Continue reading
March 12, 2014
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Former nuclear missile officer Edward Warren says he and others with their hands on the nuke button felt enormous pressure to cheat. Why? The reason was “a culture driven by constant demand for perfection.” Read or listen to … Continue reading