Students Often Confused by the Complexities of Plagiarism

In my last blog on plagiarism, I explored the complicated nature of plagiarism, how plagiarism is relative to a culture, a field, and even a specific situation. In the end, I called... [ read more ]

Michael Daniels: Cyber-Lite or Just Right?

Recently Michael Daniels, the cyber security czar for the Obama administration openly admitted during an interview with GovInfoSecurity that his technical expertise in the digital domain was very limited. Timothy Lee in... [ read more ]

“Inventing the Cloudbuster”

Excelsior College’s Dr. David Seelow will appear tonight on an episode of Travel Channel’s “Monumental Mysteries” centered on Dr. Wilhelm Reich, a brilliant, marginalized, and eccentric psychiatrist. The program, which airs at... [ read more ]

Congress Takes Action on Cyber Bill

It’s a bit of a rarity these days when Congress is able to compromise on legislation. However, on July 28 the House passed H.R. 3693, a bill known as the National Cybersecurity... [ read more ]

A Higher Education Report Card for the President

When President Obama took office in 2009, he proposed the U.S. regain its leadership in higher education by increasing college degree attainment from 40 percent to 60 percent, adding an additional 10... [ read more ]

Is Higher Ed in the U.S. Really That Bad?

For several years we have heard commentators – political, economic and academic, as well as media – tell us that our education system, at all levels, is failing us. With the reauthorization... [ read more ]

What Would Happen if Ebola Spread to the U.S.?

What would the process be if a case of Ebola was diagnosed within the general U.S. population? What agencies and institutions would be involved? How would they prevent – or curb –... [ read more ]