08 janvier 2017

Be Wary of the Details

HomeBy Robert Samuels. While well intentioned, it’s apparent that the New York State tuition-free public college plan will not accomplish its desired goals, writes Robert Samuels. Read more...

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Let's Banish the Phrase 'Creative Writing'

HomeBy Cydney Alexis. To many people, if not most, the phrase “creative writing” marks a genre. A man writes in a garret, his pages lit by the faint glow of a lamp. Ideas are spilling madly from his cerebral cortex to the page. Read more...

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The Best Lists of 2016

HomeA. W. Strouse celebrates the crafting of lists -- the frivolous, the sinister, the objectionable, the inspirational -- in both literature and life. Read more...

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Supermajority Requirement in the Minority

HomeBy Jake New. Stanford faces criticism for policies requiring a supermajority or unanimous vote when deciding responsibility in sexual misconduct cases. Few other institutions have a similar process. Read more...

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Is Collaboration Worth It?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Historians push for more teamwork even as many feel it won’t help them earn tenure. Read more...

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Study: Librarians on Information Literacy

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Only about one-quarter of librarians say their libraries support information literacy instruction, even though virtually all of them believe it has a positive impact on graduation rates and success in the work force, a new study by the library-service provider ProQuest found. Read more...

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New in Career Counseling: Brain Wave Scanning

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The Royal Bank of Scotland is making life easier for students who may be considering a job in banking but need some guidance. According to the Huffington Post UK, the bank is using a brain wave-sensing headset developed by NeuroSky at career fairs to gauge which jobs are piquing students' interests. Read more...

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The Shrinking Mega-Journal

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The world's largest scholarly journal, PLOS ONE, is seeing fewer and fewer researchers publish their work in it as the open-access publishing market evolves. Read more...

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What Happens if Free Tuition Comes to Campus?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Presidents of public institutions in New York say they welcome Governor Cuomo's plan and could find ways to enroll many more. But they still have questions. Read more...

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Free Tuition Idea Revived

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New York's governor wants to make public higher education free for most students, setting off new debate on the concept. Read more...

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