The best part of this video is the wholesome message at the end: consistently drunk monkeys "tend to make better leaders and command greater respect!"
Vervet monkeys, Cercopithecus aethiops. Thanks to Brent Edwards for sending along this gem.
News: Major Decisions - Inside Higher Ed
"For 15 broad categories of majors, such as engineering, physical science, and business, the report explores the median and quartile pay, the percentage of the major comprising women and minorities, and the percentage of individuals from that major who went…
The previous post reminded me of something I had marked as interesting: Technorati led me to ChemJerk, who pointed in turn to the Princton Review's list of Most Popular College Majors. In reverse order, with the top five below the fold, we have:
10) Political Science
9) Computer Science
There is an interesting SciBlog back-and-forth going on about the "pipeline" problem and retention of underrepresented subset of physical sciencists.
The discussion raises some interesting points, but I want to pick on one small item: the question of intro classes and entry into major.