21 août 2019

A Nobelist's Life Lessons

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Physicists who attempt to explain their work to the general public are attempting an “almost impossible task,” according to a Nobel Prize winner, because, like secondhand-car salesmen, their words “seem to make sense” but may actually leave the public with little or no genuine understanding. More...

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German Universities’ Path to Excellence

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. On a Friday afternoon, university presidents, city mayors, senior managers, academics and students waited nervously on campuses across Germany. Champagne was on ice. Confetti cannons were primed. TV cameras rolled. More...

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Compulsory Dutch Looms for Foreign Students

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Universities in the Netherlands fear the government may force international students to do part of their degrees in Dutch, potentially decimating recruitment from outside the country. More...

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Picking Up the Pieces

HomeCassandra O’Sullivan Sachar gives advice for moving forward after your manuscript is rejected. More...

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Embracing Instagram

HomeA long-serving professor has found new joys in staying connected with students after they leave his university. More...

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The Strategic Way to Be Yourself in a Job Search

HomeDerek Attig offers three suggestions on how to strike a balance between being real and being professional -- and figuring out what that even means -- when talking to potential employers. More...

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Stooges, Turncoats and Others

HomeTo make a false distinction between service and administration is counterproductive and harms faculty of color and women, write Carolyn Dever and George Justice. More...

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Advancing to the Presidency No. 2: Always Be Learning

HomeS. Georgia Nugent highlights some modes of learning that are especially valuable if you aspire to be a campus leader. More...

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The Self-Aware Leader

HomeEffective leadership is rooted in understanding the leader you currently are as well as the leader you need to become for your unit to thrive, write Elizabeth A. Luckman, Nicholas C. Burbules, C. K. Gunsalus and Robert A. Easter. More...

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August Homework for College Leaders

HomePresidents, board chairs and other trustees should spend time now thinking about how best to prepare for potential crises that may arise in the fast-approaching new academic year, Margaret Dunning advises. More...

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