Favorite Famed As: Harvard University’s First Female President About: Catharine “Drew” Gilpin Faust is the current President of Harvard University. She is the institution’s first female president, and the 28th president overall. Faust is the fifth woman to serve as President of an Ivy League
Favorite A recent report reveals that most workers at Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media websites, are white and male. This is similar to most tech companies—only 3 in 10 employees at Twitter are women, and 59% are white. The lack of diversity is even stronger the higher you look
Favorite Most border crossings in Liberia have been closed off, and communities that are suffering from Ebola outbreaks are attempting to stop the spread of the virus. Screening centers are being set up at the airport, but the Nigerian airline Arik Air has suspended flights to Liberia and
Favorite Latest research shows that spanking, or other forms of corporal punishment, can damage children’s brains. While kids are often punished for a lack of self-control, spanking leads them to have even less self-control than before. Over 50% of women and 75% of men are in favor of spanking,
Favorite Google is attempting to fully understand the human body by developing a project known as Baseline. Currently, most biomarker research focuses on early warning signs, such as proteins. Google Baseline would look at genome irregularities, the body’s metabolism, and other signs in
Favorite 37 California school districts are being sued for not providing enough time for kids to exercise. The Los Angeles Unified School District has united with other districts in asking teachers to show that state requirements are being met for P.E. classes through lesson plan outlines. The
Favorite NSA spying makes sources more cautious when talking to journalists, and it hurts the relationships between defense attorneys and their clients. This inhibits journalists from covering national security topics and defense lawyers from representing their clients. Sources are worried that
Favorite If you were given $10,000 to develop a pharmaceutical product, what would the name and function of your product be?