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The Higher ED Blog: There’s more than one ‘I’ in innovation

Yes, we know how to spell it. We even know how to put it in a sentence (Sample sentence: Innovation is a crucial element of More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (summer 2017 edition)

The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the Journal More...

Robots won’t be stealing our jobs, yet

  For years we have been doing everything within our power to advance technology, with the hope of making human lives easier– but have we More...

The Higher ED Blog: Hitting the Road with Community Futures Oxford

Last Monday, University of Waterloo students in the Masters of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI) program, accompanied by Professors Heather Hall and Tara Vinodrai, were More...

Virtual Reality in the Workplace

What kinds of jobs does virtual reality introduce? Virtual reality was once an idea associated with the far future; it is now a technology that is More...

How to prepare for robots entering the workforce

Imagine with me for a moment. You are a taxi cab driver who earns minimum wage, trying to pay off car and mortgage payments, while More...

How Fab Labs are changing consumer culture

What are Fab Labs? Fabrication labs, also known as fab labs, utilize flexible technology and equipment to make the design, creation, and distribution process of More...

Five awesome solar projects around the world

Solar energy continues to grow as an area of research for scientists around the world. It is an important renewable energy source and alternative to More...

Wearable tech next big thing at work

Instead of being glued to your phone, you can now be hands-free with the latest wearable tech gadgets. It is estimated that over 81 million More...

Defeating poverty one cent at a time

The Numbers Ever since the United Nations set a goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030, the world has been improving bit by bit. More...

The Higher ED Blog: Come study in Canada (and enjoy progressive policies)

Normally, Higher ED is a platform for sharing economic development knowledge but today, we present an open invitation to progressive Americans (and others) to come More...

Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

West Palm Beach, October 21 – In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic More...