University of the People

Shai Reshef has started  a new venture, The University of the People, which will begin classes in spring of 2009. Reshef isn’t new to online school adventures, he started an online university in Europe, which he sold to Laureate, and a testing preparation company in Israel, which he sold to…

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What is This Feeling?

Optimism? Belief in a broken system? I don’t recognize it, so it’s a bit off-putting.  I read this today and felt something shift in my head, like scooting a book over to fit more snugly to the next. Are things really going to change? For more on this go Here…

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I Love My Job

But this recent posting on the iilalumni list gave me just a tiny bit of pause. What a great way to attract great potential recruits! Anyone out there want to move to move to Gettysburg? Here’s the post in full– after the jump they lay out what they are looking…

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Shantytown in San Ysidro

From Good via Boing Boing Just a short drive from the U.S.-Mexican border, a densely packed community will soon hum with activity. Homes will be jammed together, with any leftover space commandeered by taco stands, market stalls, and gathering places. It’ll be a far cry from the sanitized suburbs of…

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