25 novembre 2017

The Headache of the English Student Loan System

The recent reforms particularly weigh on the poorest students.
This year has been eventful for the English higher education system… and not only because of Brexit.

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Scams in Indonesian Universities

In early September 2017, the Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education suspended the rector of Jakarta State University, a doctoral degree granting universities in Indonesia, due to doctoral degree scams, widespread plagiarism and mismanagement of the university. More...

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The Shifting Sands of University Management in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian social, cultural, economic, infrastructure, and political realities ought to be fully taken into account prior to the deployment of new management models. More...

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Liberal Arts Innovations in Chinese Higher Education

Asia now accounts for 36 percent of the world’s non-U.S. liberal education programs.
At the very moment that liberal arts and sciences education is being criticized for a lack of economic or social utility in its U.S. home, it is increasingly embraced in China, throughout Asia, and in other parts of the world. Asia now accounts for 36% of the world’s non-U.S. liberal education programs.

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How Can We Make Scholarship More Relevant?

If academia wants to matter - and continue to be funded - in a world where our societal narratives are shaped on media and social media platforms, new literacies for scholarly communications are needed, STAT. More...

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A Call to Home

I grew up in a home overflowing with black literature, history, and fiction. My mother’s library shaped my world in Southeast Washington, DC amid police militarization and socioeconomic displacement. Politics was inherent to the flows of life in the city, no matter how far removed we locals were positioned away from a locus of power. More...

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Reading Myself into Existence

I encountered Combahee as a first year college student. As a dance major and ballet scholarship recipient, I’d spent the last eighteen years gazing back at the only Black swan in the dance studio mirror. More...

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What Combahee Means to Me

A series in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Combahee River Collective's 'A Black Feminist Statement.'
I first encountered the Combahee River Collective fifteen years ago. I had just started a masters program in Gender Studies in London and the first thing I remember thinking was: I can’t believe I had to travel 2,000 miles to learn about this part of U.S. history. More...

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Combahee is a Life Jacket

My nana always told me that it was important to remember where you were when your life was changed. She said that she was a stubborn woman, so getting her to change her mind was a monumental act, worthy of being marked. She was the first person to put the Combahee River Collective statement into my hands and the first one to speak their words over me. More...

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Hungry and Homeless on Campus

There is growing awareness about food and housing insecurity on our campuses. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin HOPE Lab released "Hungry and Homeless in College," a report surveying the situation for students at select community colleges in the United States. More...

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