In the 1950s and 1960s, there was a popular television show called To Tell the Truth, on which three contestants claimed to be a person with an unusual occupation or distinction. Two of them were impostors, and the other was telling the truth.
For some people, retirement is the ultimate goal they aspire to reach at the end of their professional careers. For others, retirement is like a death knell to one’s ambitions.
Arthur Schopenhauer, a transcendental German philosopher, is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, wherein he characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will.
For a change of pace, I am presenting “The Shaming of the True,” something I have given as a final examination in a graduate instrumentation systems course.
Gabriela Mistral, beyond her literary and political activities, was a born teacher, and we owe her much for this. The objective of this article is to highlight this aspect of her life and show how her generous and loving spirit brought light to so many.
It was just months after I had taken an assistant professor position at the University of Maryland when it happened. My home was 75 miles away…
Cerebral circulation refers to the movement of blood through the network of blood vessels supplying the brain, the primary governing organ that makes us human beings…
I recently attended the 2017 meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society in Phoenix, Arizona, during which I spoke to many junior and senior biomedical engineering students about graduate school…
“Moderation in all things” is a popular saying that many of us have heard all our lives. Still, a good number of people seem to have forgotten the sentiment behind this advice.
Emily Schosid wanted to learn about sustainability, so she joined a small community called Lama in the mountains of rural New Mexico . Lama is a spiritual community, an educational facility, and a retreat known for its ability to thrive despite severe limitations in terms