02 août 2018

Ethical College Admissions: Bribery

HomeThe surprising legal case points to realities about admissions to elite colleges, writes Jim Jump. More...

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The Common Messages in Our Commencement Speeches

HomeA wide spectrum of speakers voiced concerns about the growing divide in our nation and made clear that our challenges can't be solved by intellect alone, writes Thomas G. Burish. More...

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The Mediated Mind in the Rearview Mirror

HomeScott McLemee examines Susan Zieger’s The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century, which helps put into clear view the impact of mass media culture on the way we live now. More...

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4 Strategies for Teaching Wisdom Today

HomeToday, technological innovation and a rampant ideology of self seem to conspire against the acquisition of wisdom, writes Peter Starr, yet we still can teach it. More...

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Accountability for All Colleges

HomeCongress should pass the House GOP’s plan to overhaul the Higher Education Act, writes Daniel Elkins, who argues that veterans’ groups need to broaden their accountability focus beyond for-profit colleges. More...

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The Right Kind of Innovation

HomeHigher education needs to change -- but the innovations must align with institutions’ missions and need not always be revolutionary, write Kate Ebner and Noah Pickus. More...

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A Call for Bipartisanship in Higher Education

HomeLegislation introduced this week offers members of Congress an opportunity to work together for the benefit of students and families, argues Jared Polis. More...

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Confucius Institutes: Academic Malware and Cold Warfare

HomeConfucius Institutes and classrooms installed in colleges and K-12 schools the world around function as propaganda branches of the Chinese government, writes Marshall Sahlins. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Financial Aid Transparency

HomeColleges need to make award letters truly understandable, writes Jim Jump. More...

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Cracking the Puzzle of Bringing Out the Youth Vote

HomeThe voting rate for college students should be higher than that of the U.S. population as a whole, yet low youth turnout is a staple of political calculations, writes Michael Peshkin. More...

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