Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully uninformed about personal finance and how to manage it. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults live on the fringes of finance, has reinforced ongoing efforts to make financial literacy classes compulsory in schools. Seven statesRead More →

Differences between science and philosophy: Time and time again, the question of the differences between science and philosophy has been debated in many articles. Again, this question keeps cropping up, especially among scientists and philosophers, and this article seeks to write once more about this topic and resolve the differencesRead More →

Colin Hunter, Director of Communications at Perimeter Institute, and Lauren Hayward, Quantum Scientist and Lecturer at Perimeter Institute, co-host “Conversations at the Perimeter,” a new podcast from Perimeter Institute in Waterloo. The late astronomer Carl Sagan wrote, “Somewhere, something amazing is waiting to be known.” Sagan sparked my childhood fascinationRead More →

Effective July 1, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will no longer be a separate department and will instead be merged with the Department of History. Following the upcoming retirement of Dr Fred Downing, Head of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, it has been decided that atRead More →

Share on PinterestStudents at the George Washington University campus in Washington, DC, U.S. on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images Long-term student debt is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and higher levels of chronic inflammation. In 2020, the average US student debt on graduation from universityRead More →

Newswise – A study of thousands of media articles spreading propaganda in Ukraine’s Donbass in the years following the first Russian invasion suggests that the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign has long neglected any coherent or compelling messaging to foster support for Russia in the war-torn region. After 2014, when media outletsRead More →

Ahmed thinks people censor themselves on issues like Brexit, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and trans rightsArif Ahmed Freedom of speech is so important it should be taught alongside consent training, philosophy professor says. In an interview with UniversityArif Ahmed, an outspoken philosophy professor at Gonville & Caius College, said “free speechRead More →

On Jan. 26, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a “Request for Information Regarding Fees Charged by Providers of Consumer Financial Products or Services.” In a simultaneous statement, CFPB Director Rohit Chopra described the request for information as the start of a “new effort to help American families save billionsRead More →

Michael studied philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University and then became an investment banker, before retraining as a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London. After graduating from medical school and becoming disillusioned with psychiatry, he joined the BBC as a trainee assistant producer in 1985. Over theRead More →