02 avril 2019

The Unpaid Adjunct Ad That Wasn't (?)

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign got skewered on social media Tuesday for advertising “0 percent, [full-time equivalent], unpaid” adjunct faculty positions in social work, human behavior and social environment, and related areas. More...

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Death Knell for Trigger Warnings?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Trigger warnings don’t help students, and they might even hurt those grappling with serious trauma. That’s the upshot of a new study on trigger warnings published in Clinical Psychological Science. More...

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No St. Paddy's Day Part II at U of Dayton

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Post-St. Patrick's Day will be business as usual at the University of Dayton, which advised its professors not to cancel classes today and to “set high expectations for class attendance,” such as by scheduling quizzes or tests during class time -- and warning students to be sober. More...

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Coercion of Grads, and Now IP Theft?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Former professor at Missouri Kansas City, who's accused of forcing graduate students to work at his home, is now accused of stealing a grad student's work and profiting from it. More...

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The Trouble With Classics Continues

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New video shows exactly what was said during a heated discussion at the annual gathering of classicists in January. Does it change anything. More...

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The NCAA Bracket, if Academics Mattered Most

HomeBy Doug Lederman. In our little corner of the world, we like to imagine a world in which teams advanced to the Final Four based on brains, not brawn: our annual Academic Performance Tournament. More...

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01 avril 2019

Sometimes It's Good to Get Away

HomeGrad school brings its own anxieties, and when they are weighing you down, a retreat may be what you need, counsels Victoria McGovern. More...

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The Mental Health of Commuter Students

HomeColleges must understand their distinct needs and consider creative ways to lend support, write Merav Fine Braun and Jenna Citron. More...

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Do Catholic Universities Still Have a Value Proposition?

HomeMy brother and I have chosen very different paths in our professional lives. Tom is a brand executive at Nike, and I am a mission integration professional at DePaul University. Over the years, however, I have realized that our jobs are not that different. More...

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How Higher Ed Can Change Faster

HomeColleges and universities are adopting various structures to drive internal innovation and experimentation -- some focused on transformation and others on iteration, Allison Dulin Salisbury and Terah Crews write. More...

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