Virtual Learning – What Colleges Should Know
The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 2022
Students, administrators and faculty – different views on remote education.
Title IX at 50
The New York Times, April 27, 2022
A museum exhibit shows the evolution of the landmark gender equality law.
Robots and Special Education
The New York Times, March 29, 2022
Researchers are increasingly studying how social robots can help students with disabilities.
Reverse Mortgages and Retirement
March 7, 2022
Understanding this complicated tool.
Virtual Reality Medicine
Jan. 25, 2022
VR can help for physical, mental health needs.
Five Generations in the Workplace
Dec. 17, 2021
How can employers please such an age gap?
The 21st Century Parent
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 2021
How can colleges work with both affluent – and often demanding – parents and low-income and first-generation families?
Diversity and Inclusion
What does real diversity, access and inclusion look like among staff and guests and how to work toward it?
A Crusade for No Grades
The Washington Post Magazine, Oct. 20, 2021
What would high school transcripts look like with no grades? And how would that work?
Fist Full of Tears
The New York Times, Oct. 19, 2021
African American art and artists at the Hudson River Museum
Research on how zoos and aquariums can measure how successfully they’re managing their populations
Pensions and Insurers
Sept. 1, 2021
More insurance companies are taking over pensions. Is this a good idea?
Travel After Covid
July 8, 2021
What will travel look like in a post-pandemic world?
Serving on a Board
July 2, 2021
You want to join a Board of Directors? Here’s what to do and not to do.
Gardening as You Age
June 1, 2021
Don’t give up gardening as you grow older – there are tools and methods to make it easier.
A Juneteenth Mural Where it Began
The New York Times, May 20, 2021
A giant public art project in Galveston is both sweet and bitter.
A Piece of the Pie
Zoos and Aquariums wanted to make sure they got the federal pandemic relief money they desperately needed.
Virtual Reality and Physical Therapy
The New York Times, April 21, 2021
Research shows virtual reality has real promise for physical therapy – and it’s fun
Retirement as a “Solo Senior”
April 8, 2021
More people facing retirement are single and have no children; it’s not always easy, but it can be joyful.
A Pocket Financial Adviser
The New York Times, March 9, 2021
Financial apps are getting more sophisticated and more specialized. But they don’t work if you don’t use them.
February 23, 2021
Videogaming isn’t just for the young anymore.
A Spendthrift Spouse
February 10, 2021
What to do when your partner likes buying…and buying…and buying?
Setting Sail Under COVID
February 3, 2021
How is the pandemic changing cruises?
Finding Funds in a Pandemic
How zoos and aquariums used all their tools -including a sloth – to raise money.
Mental Health Help Later in Life
February 1, 2021
Finding a professional who specializes in treating older patients is critical.
Test-Optional is No Cure-All
PBS/Hechinger Report, Jan. 27, 2021
Not requiring the SAT or ACT might help college diversity, but much more is needed.
Untangling Pension Plans
December 28, 2020
How to know if your plan is in trouble and what you can do.