Tag: Universities

James Zumwalt: Raising a Generation of Overly-Protected “Bubble Children”

David Vetter, born in 1971 with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)—a hereditary disease dramatically weakening the immune system and incurable at the time—died at age twelve. Spending his short life living inside a plastic bubble that sought, unsuccessfully in the end, to protect him from the world of germs outside, he was dubbed “the bubble boy.”


UK’s Academic Network Under Largest-Scale Cyber Attack Ever

The computer network that supports academic services at Britain’s universities has suffered its worst ever cyber attack, knocking out much of the network and seriously disrupting work at several institutions. The network, known as Janet, is responsible for running the


Government Cracks Down On University Islamic Extremism

The government will give a deadline to universities to draw up plans to counter campus radicalisation and gender segregation. The Prime Minister will also challenge the National Union of Students (NUS) on their continuing opposition to the government’s counter terrorism