Dunn: Not for my family

October 15, 2008
Like most Yalies, I have a core group of friends from a number of residential colleges. We spend the week dashing from classes to extracurriculars, finding it nearly impossible to have a group meal that everyone can attend But when Sunday evening rolls around, our schedules and heads are cleared as we mentally prepare for »

Make room at Eli’s desk for math and science

March 31, 2008
Scientists and policy makers in the United States have argued for years that science and math education needs improvement to produce capable citizens of the 21st century. Having studied American public schooling, I wholeheartedly agree. However, when it comes to fostering a scientifically savvy public, we face a graver, more pressing problem: A majority of »