01 avril 2019

On Red Alert

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. U.S. universities urged to step up cybersecurity protections after report reveals Chinese hackers attempted to steal military secrets from dozens of institutions. More...

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Lecture Halls for Learning, Not Watching Netflix

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A Purdue University pilot program that blocked access to Netflix and other streaming sites in lecture halls is being rolled out across all academic spaces on campus. More...

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Supporting Grad Students Who Have Partners and Families

HomeA menu of programs and supports could help draw and keep top talent, writes Kay Kimball Gruder, who offers some specific suggestions. More...

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Campus Visit Highs and Lows

HomeWhile such visits are unpredictable, both the candidate and the host can do a few things to be prepared for the unexpected, a junior professor advises. More...

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Targeted: Surviving Social Media Attacks

HomeSocial media attacks can terrify and paralyze us. Aggressors aim to silence, shame, humiliate, bully, intimidate, threaten, terrorize and virtually destroy their human target. More...

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Industry Training Must Become the Norm

HomeWith simply not enough academic careers for the high numbers of Ph.D. graduates, universities must equip students for a variety of careers outside higher education, argues Amy Loriaux. More...

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Racial Literacy as a Curricular Requirement

HomeA core curriculum must be institutionalized and mandated for all students, argues Daisy Verduzco Reyes. More...

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The Pregnancy Penalty

HomeUnfortunately, many people still have backward ideas about the ability of women to succeed in academe after having children, writes Terri E. Givens. More...

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Giving Provosts Room to Grow

HomeWhat professional development experience, Kiernan Mathews asks, would compel chief academic officers to leave their work (and families) behind to become better leaders. More...

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Academic Prioritization or Killing the Liberal Arts?

HomeAn English professor laments the downsizing of liberal arts and humanities programs and departments by college administrators bent on promoting more "job-oriented" disciplines. More...

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