The Next (Real) World: Are you preparing your students for it?

Not knowing what they could and should do to plan for the future was a constant refrain among the undergrads. Whether or not college faculties and administrators are comfortable acknowledging that a majority of students have enrolled because of their belief that a college degree will lead to an attractive and secure career, the fact remains: Some professional level of advisement is an expectation by virtually all young people on…

What planet has antlers?

Q: What do you come across when you get a planet with antlers?A: Uran-moose! My five-year-old daughter made up that joke in the car this afternoon. I helped her a bit with the set-up. Her first version was, “What do you come across when you get Uranus with antlers?”

Entrepreneur and theatre impresario Mirvish dead at 92

Born July 24, 1914, Mirvish took over his father’s grocery store at 15 and eventually came to amass an enterprise that includes Mirvish Village, the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Royal Alexandra Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre in London. –Entrepreneur and theatre impresario Mirvish dead at 92 (Canada.com) Honest Ed’s was a Toronto landmark, well worth the walk from the University of Toronto. His store was tackier than the Canadian…