Vidya Sagar

Solar energy, design and constructions take students to China

The University is among six U.S. universities chosen to participate in the Solar Decathlon China 2013. During this year-long competition, student participants will be educated on using renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies in buildings.

Dressing up the digital world

Cristina Miralles / Staff Writer With 151,450 views and 1,280 YouTube subscribers, Olivia Alvarez has submerged herself in the online universe. Currently a senior majoring…

Professor tardiness insulting to students

An important part of any work ethic is punctuality. One place where I think professionals should be punctual is at colleges and universities. Here at the University, I have seen many professors that walk into their class rooms about 10 to 15 minutes late and then complain when some of their students occasionally walk in late.

College study has merit, but flawed methodology

According to The Huffington Post, a study conducted on more than 2,300 undergraduate students showed that 45 percent of them performed poorly in areas such as critical thinking, complex reasoning and writing. I think there are different reasons that explain why students do not learn enough about these areas in college. Among these, are having unqualified professors, technology and the involvement in extracurricular activities.