Cassandra Brooks, a first-year doctoral student at the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, recently completed a trip on an icebreaker vessel through the Ross Sea in Antarctica with the National Science Foundation (NSF).
“Nowadays, there is so much emphasis on student-to-teacher ratio,” said Salman Khan, founder of the online educational site The Khan Academy on Thursday evening at Cemex Auditorium in the Graduate School of Business. “We at The Khan Academy do not believe in this multiple — we believe in optimizing student-to-valuable-time-with-teacher ratio, or even more importantly, student-to-valuable-time-with-other-human-beings ratio. A one-size-fits-all lecture is not the way to go about education.”
With over 34 million views on YouTube within a year of its upload, “The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger” has done everything from spark water-cooler conversation to inspire the nickname of a Heisman Trophy candidate. The video couples National Geographic footage of a honey badger with hilarious narration by a man who simply goes by “Randall.”
January may be nearing its end, and you may have already given up on your New Year’s resolutions, but that’s no excuse to shirk your pop culture responsibilities. In case you’ve been under a rock or buried in winter quarter p-sets, here’s what you need to know. And remember–you weren’t one of 7 percent selected to just turn out a philistine, even if you are pursuing your CS degree. Read on, you uncultured yahoo!