26 juin 2016

Why Faculty Advising Matters

HomeBy Claire Potter. Students like Nayla Kidd at Columbia University might not disappear from college if they had the opportunity to have meaningful relationships with faculty advisers, argues Claire Potter. Read more...

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Take Charge of Curricular Glut

HomeBy Michael Bugeja. Curricular glut stifles innovation and negatively impacts virtually every aspect of college and university budgets, argues Michael Bugeja. Read more...

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Barriers to Transfer

HomeBy Alison Kadlec and Elizabeth Ganga. A common complaint from community college students is that they face barriers when seeking to transfer to four-year institutions, including subpar advising, write Alison Kadlec and Elizabeth Ganga. Read more...

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Trump and Critical Theory

HomeBy Mark Bauerlein. Anyone who has worked in academe for any time should wonder at the criticism of Trump's comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel, argues Mark Bauerlein. Read more...

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Close Encounters of the Skeptical Kind

HomeBy Scott McLemee. Scott McLemee reviews Michael Shermer's new book, Skeptic, in which the author debunks Atlantis, Bigfoot and a host of other pseudoscientific topics, as well as explaining and reflecting on real scientific developments. Read more...

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The Two Kinds of PC

HomeBy Jonathan Zimmerman. One keeps us from demeaning others while the other inhibits dialogue by imposing liberal political orthodoxies, argues Jonathan Zimmerman. Read more...

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Dancing as Queer Resistance

HomeBy Lauron Kehrer. In the wake of the Orlando shootings, Lauron Kehrer, a white queer woman scholar, describes how dancing can be a way to shed the stress that accumulates from moving through a world that seems far from safe. Read more...

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Responses, Nonresponses and Lingering Questions

HomeBy Stephanie Bondi. The tragedy in Orlando calls on those of us in higher education to consider how to confront violence and inequity and support people traumatized by continuing oppression, writes Stephanie Bondi. Read more...

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The Die-Hard University

HomeBy James Axtell. Despite its critics now and over the ages, the university has somehow endured into its ninth century, writes James Axtell. Read more...

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The Brexit Challenge to Universities

HomeBy Christopher R. Marsicano. The U.K.'s referendum on exiting the E.U. has the potential to significantly slow the growth of higher education at home and abroad, argues Christopher R. Marsicano. Read more...

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