The Ticker

Long-Struggling Dowling College Is Told It Will Lose Accreditation

The New York institution has been trying to strike a deal with an international education company to help reverse declining enrollments and avoid closing.

The Ticker

Kentucky Governor Reveals Nominees for New U. of Louisville Board

Gov. Matt Bevin's list of trustees includes the founder of Papa John's Pizza.

The Ticker

Judge Tosses Ex-Fraternity Members' Defamation Suit Against 'Rolling Stone'

The judge said none of the plaintiffs could be identified in a 2014 article, since debunked and retracted, about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.

Wired Campus

Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech

Concerns about Yik Yak and analysis of MOOCs and online teaching were among the most popular stories this past year on our Wired Campus blog.

Wired Campus

Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education?

The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.

 

Wired Campus

Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning

The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.

ProfHacker

Like Evernote? Be Aware of Pricing Changes

Evernote, the popular software for notetaking and information-harvesting, has announced some changes in pricing. Here's a look at what to expect.

ProfHacker

How to Quickly Extract Media from Slide Decks

Sometimes, you'd like to quickly re-use images from a PowerPoint or Keynote file for other purposes. Here's an easy way to do that.

Lingua Franca

Is This the Right Moment?

Anne Curzan asks us to think about when and why we correct other people's language.

Lingua Franca

Linguification: That's the Name of the Game

It's a rhetorical device both defiant of logic and deeply silly, and its blithe acceptance annoys Geoffrey Pullum no end.

Lingua Franca

Ellipses and I

Ilan Stavans tries to understand the changing nature of three little dots.

Lingua Franca

Colonialism in U.S. Spanish Departments

Latin American traditions, languages, literature, and histories inform North American culture in many ways, says Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera. So why are U.S. Spanish departments so Eurocentric?

Lingua Franca

A Postcard From Schleswig-Holstein

Geoff Pullum, in Germany to give a lecture, wonders if Britain will have voted to cut its links to the EU by the time he gets back.