Joe Nocera

06/25/2015 - 10:44am

    This is the second column I've written about Deborah Loewenberg Ball, the dean of the University of Michigan's School of Education. Ball believes the training that teachers get while they are in school needs to be drastically improved. Last year, I wrote about her effort to develop a professional...

06/04/2015 - 5:33pm

    Tom Kartsotis, the wealthy co-founder of Fossil, has no connection to the Motor City. He lives in Dallas, where he now oversees a handful of ventures he's invested in. In early 2011, he decided to build a small watch factory that would sell high-quality...

05/28/2015 - 5:00pm

    It's looking pretty grim for the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

    Over the last few months, the bank, which extends loans and government guarantees to help American companies export...

05/28/2015 - 2:31pm

    What's the best way to reduce the chances of climate change wreaking havoc on Earth?

    The most obvious answer - one we've known for years now - is to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide we...

05/21/2015 - 4:15pm

    A great man died late last month, one of the last of the pioneering biologists who essentially created the modern science of molecular biology. His name was Alexander Rich; he was 90 years old; and he had spent the past 57 years as a professor at the...

05/21/2015 - 3:03pm

    It's not exactly a secret that big-time college sports often distort priorities on university campuses. But every once in a while, something bursts into public view to put those priorities in glaring relief.

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