Archive for May 13th, 2013

May 13th, 2013 - 12:50 pm § in Misc.

People of Color: UC Berkeley

Indian wunderkid is youngest Berkley topper in a century Washington, May 11 : Kolkata-born Ritankar Das, a bioengineering and chemical biology double major at the University of California at Berkeley, has become the youngest student to receive the University Medal in more than a century. The medal i[...]

May 13th, 2013 - 12:56 am § in Misc.

Forcing Immigrants tp Speak Our Language

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’ After six months in Sweden, US native Joe Beaumier reflects on the difficulties foreigners who speak English face landing a job in Sweden when they’re unable to speak advanced Swedish.[...]