06 janvier 2018

La Salle Criticized Over Plans to Sell Art

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. La Salle University, facing a budget deficit, plans to sell 43 paintings from its collection, with hopes of raising $7 million, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Local arts advocates are criticizing the move. More...

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Drinking? Drugs? Sex? ‘Grown-ish’ Has It All

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Drugs, new friendships, lust for the boy two seats down (and balancing said lust with an equal lust for the boy two seats down from the boy two seats down). These are some of the issues challenging students on a residential campus. More...

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At University of Mississippi, harassment policy breaks the norm

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Mississippi’s general counsel has drafted a harassment policy that allows students to be punished for a single incident, atypical among colleges. More...

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Because of Anti-Gay Law, Southern Mississippi Baseball Will Lose Home Games

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A Mississippi law that allows businesses to deny services to same-sex couples has caused a ripple effect and shaved three home games from the University of Southern Mississippi’s baseball schedule. More...

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The Pulse: Accessibility and Translation

HomeBy Doug Lederman. This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Calvin Shum, CEO of Lovoco, whose speech and translation technologies include bilingual subtitling. More...

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Who Is Studying Online (and Where)

HomeBy Doug Lederman. New federal data show continued growth in online course taking in 2016, even as overall college enrollments were flat or falling. Big gainers: Western Governors and Arizona State. Big losers: the big for-profits. More...

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The U.S.-U.K. Special Partnership

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The U.S. and the U.K. have enjoyed a strong relationship for centuries. In today's Academic Minute, Ray Raymond of the State University of New York Ulster explains the reasons for keeping such close ties with our friends across the pond. More...

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Campus Dining and the Rise of the National University of Singapore

HomeBy Jack Grove for Times Higher Education. University dining halls do not normally inspire awe and wonder, but the National University of Singapore’s dining halls are a bit different. More...

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Estimating the Endowment Tax’s Future

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. No one is sure exactly how many colleges and universities will have to shell out under a new excise tax in the revamped tax code, as key definitions and details have yet to be decided. But the number seems likely to rise in the future as endowment values grow. More...

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Introducing the New Editor of ‘Conditionally Accepted’

HomeVictor Ray, the new editor of “Conditionally Accepted,” describes his vision for the column going forward. More...

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