The 10 best computer science schools in Europe

Thanks;Sam Shead  Published ;May 22, 2017, 4:23 PM 8,383 Technical University of Munich. A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress…

BETSY DEVOS IS COMING FOR YOUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Thanks;ALEXANDER NAZARYAN Published; 1/10/17 AT 12:00 PM Betsy DeVos has worked to undermine Michigan’s public schools, according to her critics. Is she ready to lead the nation’s education department? Betsy DeVos, a billionaire Republican from Michigan, has been nominated to head the federal Education Department. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS   There was a brief moment in mid-November when…

Some colleges are profiting from banks that gouge their students with bad deals

Thanks;Maria LaMagna Published: Dec 17, 2016 8:58 a.m. ET Students could find better bank accounts if they shopped around on their own Many students have financial trouble in college, making overdrafting more painful. Many colleges and universities in the U.S. received failing grades this week from a government agency that claims the schools are sponsoring…

Leeds University is named ‘University of the Year’

Thanks:EveningPost @YORKSHIRE Leeds University has been named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 after twice finishing runner up for the prize. The guide said that strong results in the National Student Survey have helped Leeds to three successive rises in the league table to now stand…

What Bangkok’s public transport network will look like in 2020

Thanks;BK;The insider’s guide to Bangkok With the new MRT purple line between Khlong Bang Phai-Tao Poon set to open this year, we look at what developments we can realistically expect from public transport by 2020 (fingers crossed). See also: As Bangkok gears up for a single ticket transport system, here’s everything we know so far 1….

SunEdison To Cover 25 California School Parking Lots With Solar

January 15th, 2016 TALK TO THE future…!!!!! SunEdison has announced that it has signed an agreement with 25 California schools to provide solar covering for their parking lots. The world’s largest renewable energy development company made the announcement this week. SunEdison signed solar power purchase agreements with 25 California elementary, middle, and high schools, to…

Six stories show renewable energy underpins a climate-friendly future

Thanks;Andy Shuai Liu In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global warming. It was also a year of continued transformation for the energy sector. For the first time in history, a global sustainable development goal was adopted solely for…

Charity watchdog removes Clinton Foundation from its watch list

THANKS: Rosalind S. Helderman December 22 at 4:50 PM From left, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, former president Bill Clinton former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, appear onstage during a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University in 2014 (Matt York/AP) Charity Navigator, one…