17 August 2008

The Power of Education

High school must include teaching academic skills with life skills to students. But how does that translate to college? Well, take a gander at the links below. Herein lies the evidence that just having academic skills won’t cut it. Sure, they are a good start, but being successful in the projects described below means a student brings some quality life skills too.

Examine Killer Bugs
Students work in state-of-the-art labs to learn about infectious diseases.

Working with Monkeys
Work here has created significant breakthroughs in biomedical and behavioral research.

This program uses idle PCs, you can hook yours in to SETI, thus creating a supercomputer to analyze data from radio telescopes.

Create Video Games
An Ivy League school that offers a degree in game design to support academic studies, including artificial intelligence and computer animation.

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