HESP April 1, 2018

I always saw books as bridges, crossing through time and space. I see the authors building a bridge to transfer the thoughts they see, the scenes they imagine, or the situations they have lived through, to other people scattered across the world. I never thought I would be a writer or a journalist for that […]

HESP March 5, 2018

If you have been hanging out with Entrepreneurs or Innovation officers, chances are you might have heard the term Design Thinking. Over the years, Design Thinking has become one of the buzzwords in the business circle and for good reasons. So what really is Design Thinking? Before we get to that, let’s establish that Design […]

HESP February 2, 2018

We see news every day about how climate change is affecting people and places in other parts of the world. Some effects are directly measurable, such as in Venice, Italy, where the city is succumbing to sea level rise and apparently sinking into the ocean[1]. Other effects are associated with or correlated with climate change […]

HESP February 1, 2018

Lighting the candles one by one while singing along the old prayers and inspirational thousands-years-old tales. Nothing like a good religion to make any blood-sworn war sound like the essence of glory and pride. As kids, they teach us that religion is filled with fun stories and valuable lessons, build it up like a fairyland […]

HESP November 1, 2017

Edited by M.A. Blackmur The Harvard Extension School is Harvard’s best kept secret. A rare and precious gem indeed. It’s 7:30 p.m. and students are filing into Sever Hall for a two hour pro-seminar that ends at 9:40 p.m. Some students fly in once a week for class, some take a train, some drive hours […]

HESP October 2, 2017

It’s no secret that our country is divided. Never before in the history of our nation have issues such as race, civil rights, terrorism, immigration, police brutality, marriage, gender, and politics so split our populace. Many will argue that we are long overdue for talks and actions on a lot of these issues, and this […]