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“Nalluri Paranjape Vinayaka Mahanta” S/O Narayanamurthy!! Don’t get frightened. This is the name of a student traveling to USA for higher education. He is not alone. There are many like him and names of Indian immigrants could be confusing to visa officers. Indian passports indicate name...

I am quoting from “Chancellor Carol Christ’ message to UC Berkeley students, faculty & staff (http://news.berkeley.edu/2017/08/23/chancellor-christ-free-speech-is-who-we-are/) as I find it important to critique the idea of University. UC Berkeley free speech war, as it was branded and served to public, started as student groups invited right-wing...

Now a days young aspirants are not forced to choose between academic aspiration and enterprising spirit. Universities have come around to support enterprising spirit both within and outside of curriculum. Stanford Venture Studio supports exploring new venture ideas among students. Similarly Startup Garage in Stanford Graduate...

Business is all about solving problems. Solving here means removing hurdles for users when they try to gratify their needs. Choosing a problem to solve is the idea behind starting on once own. Those who want to start on their own are inspired by the idea...

Many who head to USA for higher education often fail to understand the difference between an MBA and an MS program. Some think MS is awarded for completing engineering masters whereas MBA is awarded for completing masters in non-engineering areas.  Some others think MS is...

University campuses cannot be insulated from the divided nation which USA is now. Alt right & Alt left has consumed the middle. The audio-visual of a recent argument between the two fellow students (in UC Berkeley campus) is so rich that one has to view...

Many engineering students interested in building intelligent applications are confused with two related yet altogether different disciplines. Both Decision Analytics & AI have common roots in Big data & Data science. Only difference being one is closely associated with automation whereas the other is closely...

Immigrants are in general risk takers and are motivated by achievement. Consequently, they have been rewarded as they built profitable businesses, achieved leadership in social and political space, and became doctors, engineers, and scientists. Immigrants, having experienced discomfort of cultural immersion, are in general liberal in...