18 février 2017

A Call to Punish Tardy Journal Editors

HomeBy Jack Grove for Times Higher Education. Editors of academic journals should be investigated for “professional negligence” if peer review at their publications takes too long, says a leading critic of the scholarly publishing industry. Read more...

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Bracing for Black Bloc

HomeBy Emily Tate. Recent violent protests by off-campus anarchist groups, most notably at Berkeley, are sparking renewed conversations among college law enforcement officials about campus preparedness. Read more...

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Students Fall Prey to Employment Scam

HomeBy Emily Tate. College students across the country are taking the bait on an employment scam that gives scammers access to their bank accounts, according to an announcement from the FBI. Read more...

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Study: Teaching and Research Not Tied

HomeBy Emily Tate. Two Northwestern University researchers found that skilled scholars do not come at the expense of quality instructors, or vice versa. Read more...

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Teaching Students Soft Skills

HomeBy Emily Tate. Reinhardt University launches program to train students in soft skills such as conflict management and strategic listening -- while preserving liberal arts mission. Read more...

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Digging Deeper Into Campus Diversity

HomeBy Emily Tate. Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. Read more...

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Beginning of a Movement

HomeBy Emily Tate. Tens of thousands of students and academics join Women’s March on Washington. Read more...

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Trump Backlash at Howard

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus. Read more...

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Decision Day for DeVos

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate education committee is set to vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos in an unusually contentious confirmation process for an education secretary. Read more...

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Data Fears and Downloads

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Some education researchers have begun downloading federal data amid questions about the new administration's commitment to continuing transparency efforts. Read more...

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