In Pursuit of Political Equality | Wall Street Journal | June 2016 In her latest book, “Equality and Education,” Dr. Allen calls for a renewed focus on the liberal arts, particularly in primary and secondary schools. She believes that studying philosophy, history and literature can teach students how to participate in politics in a more informed way.
Should You Bring Mom and Dad to the Office? | Wall Street Journal | September 2013 Millennials—people born between 1981 and the early 2000s—are much closer to their parents than previous generations, and they have gained a reputation for being coddled by so-called helicopter parents, say researchers who study Millennials. But when they started joining the workforce in the early
Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress | Wall Street Journal | September 2014 Slow readers list numerous benefits to a regular reading habit, saying it improves their ability to concentrate, reduces stress levels and deepens their ability to think, listen and empathize. The movement echoes a resurgence in other old-fashioned, time-consuming pursuits that offset the ever-faster pace
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts | Wall Street Journal | March 2015 Christopher J. Scalia, then-associate professor of English at UVA, Wise College: Income and employment are surely important, but financial reward is not all that a college education offers to student and the state. By perpetuating this notion, conservatives ignore a long tradition that places the liberal
Foxconn Struggles to Meet New iPhone Demand | Wall Street Journal | September 2014 100 production lines200,000 human workers540,000 phones per day4,000,000 orders in the first 24 hours Apple fans may have to wait for weeks to get the new iPhones as Apple’s major assembler Foxconn appears to be struggling to boost its production to meet strong preorders.