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  • Lessons from life: Learning to make experience count

    by Linda Ginzel, Capital Ideas For me, “ Rethinking Management Education: A View from Chicago ” is very much like its authors. It is inspiring, challenging, and upon acquaintance becomes a presence in one’s life that forever facilitates personal growth. I first read this paper the month it was published...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Want to 'Cultivate Wisdom' in B-School? Meditate

    May 08, 2013 By Francesca Di Meglio If David Mick had his way, meditation would be part of the core curriculum in business school. Mick, a marketing professor at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, teaches an undergraduate course, Cultivating Wisdom and Well-Being for Personal and...
     Posted by: brendah
  • “The Young Can be Wise” will be presented by Michael Prolman at the Global Health and Humanitarian Summit at Emory University on April 13

    Michael Prolman will speak about his wisdom course for middle and high school students, at the Global Health and Humanitarian Summit, held at Emory University, on April 13, 2013. The title of the talk is “The Young Can be Wise.” In this talk, Michael will discuss “Introduction to Wisdom,” a course where...
     Posted by: brendah
  • University of Chicago Opened U.S.-China Exchange on Wisdom Studies

    By Zhang Qingsong and Howard C. Nusbaum A video of Howard Nusbaum’s presentation can be found here. Upon the invitation of the China Wisdom Engineering Association, the Southwest University of China, and the Institute of Chinese Wisdom Studies (Los Angeles), Professor Howard C. Nusbaum, Principal Investigator...
     Posted by: brendah
  • War on Wisdom “Bring the Family Address”

    Szegedy-Maszak, M. (July/August, 2012). War on wisdom: Bring the family address. Observer. Association for Psychological Science . Vol 25(6). By Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, Observer Excerpt: There are many ways to do the right thing and most of them are flawed. One can meticulously adhere to rules, for...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Tea, Shortbread, and 3 Things Worth Knowing

    By Shawkat M. Toorawa, The Chronicle of Higher Education "Then I saw the crystal poet / Leaning on the old sea-rail; / In his *** lay death, the lover, / In his head, the nightingale." I cited those lines in an introductory course I taught last year, one that attracts potential Near Eastern...
     Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Can People Become Experts without the Experience?

    By Charles Q. Choi "The dozen students and scientists spread over an area called Furnace Creek looked like cyborgs in floppy hats scrabbling over the boulders. Before hammering chips off rocks, they inspected them with magnifying lenses held up next to eyeglasses sporting miniature cameras and infrared...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Carol Dweck's Attitude: It's Not About How Smart You Are

    By David Glenn from The Chronicle of Higher Education "That's one tiny way in which Dweck's theories might change higher education. But she also has grander hopes. Colleges could improve their students' learning, she says, if they relentlessly encouraged them to think about their mental...
     Posted by: Cait
  • The Examined Life, Age 8

    By Abby Goodnough from The New York Times. "A few times each month, second graders at a charter school in Springfield, Mass., take time from math and reading to engage in philosophical debate. There is no mention of Hegel or Descartes, no study of syllogism or solipsism. Instead, Prof. Thomas E...
     Posted by: Cait
  • Wisdom of the Fool's Choice

    by Philip Ball from Nature News "Medieval monarchies might not have had many things to recommend them compared with liberal democracies, but here's one: our rulers have no Fools. How often now will a national leader employ someone to laugh at their folly and remind them of bitter truths? More...
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