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HOW POST-COLLEGIATE LIFE IN SCANDINAVIA COMPARES TO THE U.S. Does a tuition-free college experience make for a Scandinavian utopia? A closer look at the lives of postgrads reveals a more nuanced answer. READ
HOW DOES LIFE FOR WORKING PARENTS IN FINLAND COMPARE TO THOSE WHO LIVE IN THE U.S.? We talked to two families to see how different life for working parents is in Finland versus the U.S. READ
CAN FAST-FOOD WORK EVER BE A DECENT JOB? THESE SWEDISH WORKERS SAY YES What can a union do for low- wage workers? Comparing the lives of McDonald’s workers in Chicago and Sweden shows the difference organizing can make. READ
I started writing feature articles back in the 1980s during my college years as a student journalist and editor of the student-run newspaper at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. I also interned as a feature writer for the Living section and “The Nevadan” for the Las Vegas Review Journal. Some of my paid-freelance-writing efforts are listed below, all of which are feature articles, with a variety of publishers, ranging from a look into Nordic life compared to the U.S., some science-related pieces, educational technology-oriented articles, the world of work, and more.   
HOW TO AVOID BEING REPLACED BY A ROBOT Your job will probably be affected by automation, but the future isn’t as bleak as it seems. Here’s 5 steps to remain relevant and employed. READ
THE SIX TECH ADVANCES IN HIGHER ED THAT ARE PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK Tech is changing the traditional college experience. Here’s what’s happening now, and what’s on the horizon. READ
HOW THE GENERATION BORN TODAY WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF WORK Longer life expectancies and changing demographics mean potential clashes between more generations in the workplace. READ
WHY BABY BOOMERS REFUSE TO RETIRE Classic notions of retirement are no longer an option, and baby boomers are reimagining what the last decades of work can hold. READ
HOW THE GLOBAL HIVE MIND IS TEAMING UP TO FIND A CURE FOR ALZHEIMERS The initiative is just one example of several efforts that combine crowdsourcing and computing to tackle “hard problems.” READ
TO UNDERSTAND THE BIG BANG SCIENTISTS CREATED THIS AMAZING ‘SYNTHETIC MAP’ Struggling to understand a deluge of new theories, scientists have created one of the most high-resolution images of the universe ever maden relevant and employed. READ
HOW CHOICE, CO- CREATION & CULTURE ARE CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE NET SAVVY About technology and information literacy, published in EDUCAUSE quarterly. READ
CLOSING THE GENDER GAP Women eningeering leaders say gender equality is getting better, but research points to a landscape still needing improvement. READ
OPERATION EDUCATION University Business cover story on eArmyU, online education effort for the U.S. military. READ
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN TURNS COURSES INTO GAMES The Gameful Learning Lab is one of three, large-scale labs supported under a new enterprise at the university called Academic Innovation. READ
DIGITAL GAME-BASED LEARNING MOVES BEYOND THE HYPE Producing Triple A quality games for integration within college-level courses is overly expensive and extremely challenging from instructional design, programming, and digital media creation perspectives. READ
VR’S HIGHER ED ADOPTION STARTS WITH STUDENT CREATION While widespread adoption remains to be seen at colleges and universities, virtual reality research and development is being driven by passionate students who are working in a kind of Wild West of intense experimentation. READ
WHY FIGURING OUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO ISN’T NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS If you can’t stay at one job and have a lot of varied interests, you may be a multipotentialite. What that means for your working life. READ
A NEW BRONX TALE: A COMMUNITY COLLEGE EMBRACES EDTECH Hostos Community College may be in the South Bronx, the poorest congressional district in the U.S., but it’s cultivating an award-winning, technology-rich culture with a laser-like focus on delivering student services. READ
GIVE PEACE A CHANCE AGAIN Perhaps another kind of peace movement needs to start taking shape – one that can be an antidote to the great dismay and sadness many of us feel because of Trump’s shallow behavior. READ
© Lorenzo Associates, Inc.
I started writing feature articles back in the 1980s during my college years as a student journalist and editor of the student-run newspaper at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. I also interned as a feature writer for the Living section and the Sunday magazine insert, “The Nevadan,” for the Las Vegas Review Journal. Some of my paid-freelance-writing efforts are listed below, all of which are feature articles, with a variety of publishers, ranging from a look into Nordic life compared to the U.S., some science-related pieces, educational technology-oriented articles, the world of work, and more.  
HOW POST-COLLEGIATE LIFE IN SCANDINAVIA COMPARES TO THE U.S. Does a tuition-free college experience make for a Scandinavian utopia? A closer look at the lives of postgrads reveals a more nuanced answer. READ
HOW DOES LIFE FOR WORKING PARENTS IN FINLAND COMPARE TO THOSE WHO LIVE IN THE U.S.? We talked to two families to see how different life for working parents is in Finland versus the U.S. READ
CAN FAST-FOOD WORK EVER BE A DECENT JOB? THESE SWEDISH WORKERS SAY YES What can a union do for low- wage workers? Comparing the lives of McDonald’s workers in Chicago and Sweden shows the difference organizing can make. READ
HOW TO AVOID BEING REPLACED BY A ROBOT Your job will probably be affected by automation, but the future isn’t as bleak as it seems. Here’s 5 steps to remain relevant and employed. READ
THE SIX TECH ADVANCES IN HIGHER ED THAT ARE PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK Tech is changing the traditional college experience. Here’s what’s happening now, and what’s on the horizon. READ
HOW THE GENERATION BORN TODAY WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF WORK Longer life expectancies and changing demographics mean potential clashes between more generations in the workplace. READ
WHY BABY BOOMERS REFUSE TO RETIRE Classic notions of retirement are no longer an option, and baby boomers are reimagining what the last decades of work can hold. READ
HOW THE GLOBAL HIVE MIND IS TEAMING UP TO FIND A CURE FOR ALZHEIMERS The initiative is just one example of several efforts that combine crowdsourcing and computing to tackle “hard problems.” READ
TO UNDERSTAND THE BIG BANG SCIENTISTS CREATED THIS AMAZING ‘SYNTHETIC MAP’ Struggling to understand a deluge of new theories, scientists have created one of the most high-resolution images of the universe ever maden relevant and employed. READ
HOW CHOICE, CO- CREATION & CULTURE ARE CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE NET SAVVY About technology and information literacy, published in EDUCAUSE quarterly. READ
CLOSING THE GENDER GAP Women eningeering leaders say gender equality is getting better, but research points to a landscape still needing improvement. READ
OPERATION EDUCATION University Business cover story on eArmyU, online education effort for the U.S. military. READ
MAKING A QUALITY-OF- LIFE DIFFERENCE Christmans in October initiative rebuilds homes in Kansas City. READ
RELIGIOUS CHILDREN SHARE LESS & JUDGE MORE Study reveals how secularization increases kindness. READ
SMART INFRASTRUCTURE Cover story on complex EdTech initiatives in K through 20. READ
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN TURNS COURSES INTO GAMES The Gameful Learning Lab is one of three, large-scale labs supported under a new enterprise at the university called Academic Innovation. READ
VR’S HIGHER ED ADOPTION STARTS WITH STUDENT CREATION While widespread adoption remains to be seen at colleges and universities, virtual reality research and development is being driven by passionate students who are working in a kind of Wild West of intense experimentation. READ
DIGITAL GAME-BASED LEARNING MOVES BEYOND THE HYPE Producing Triple A quality games for integration within college-level courses is overly expensive and extremely challenging from instructional design, programming, and digital media creation perspectives. READ
WHY FIGURING OUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO ISN’T NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS If you can’t stay at one job and have a lot of varied interests, you may be a multipotentialite. What that means for your working life. READ
GIVE PEACE A CHANCE AGAIN Perhaps another kind of peace movement needs to start taking shape – one that can be an antidote to the great dismay and sadness many of us feel because of Trump’s shallow behavior. READ
A NEW BRONX TALE: A COMMUNITY COLLEGE EMBRACES EDTECH Hostos Community College may be in the South Bronx, the poorest congressional district in the U.S., but it’s cultivating an award-winning, technology-rich culture with a laser-like focus on delivering student services. READ