Going public can be both satisfying and a survival strategy at a time of never enough money, especially for the humanities.
Part-time faculty members at Columbia College Chicago say the Illinois Education Association didn’t help them when college staff members poached their work.
A large-scale effort to monitor career outcomes gets some traction, but five big challenges remain.
Academics from 19 campuses took part in a conference last week where speakers aired wide-ranging concerns about racial disparities.
Now you can buy marijuana at storefronts in Colorado. But the federal government prevents researchers from getting what they need.
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President Obama’s proposal seems doomed in a Republican-led Congress. That hasn’t stopped advocates from pushing the idea in their own communities.
Educate them broadly, don’t just train them for jobs, was a key takeaway from a leaders’ forum organized by the Kettering Foundation.
The association, noting a sharp rise in cheating, will also expand training for investigators in its new academic-integrity unit.
The president emphasized both ideas in a State of the Union address that focused on jobs and the economy.
The chance that the United States will lead the world by 2020 seems small. But that doesn’t mean the president’s ambitious talk was for naught.
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College hackathons are growing in number—and getting more organized—but they’re not quite what you think they are.
Colgate University finds that letting graduates participate online in classes that students are taking on the campus has benefits for both.
At Brigham Young University, an accounting professor became something of a rock star on camera. Then he retired.
Educational institutions and journalism outlets share a sense of urgency to innovate.
Few people who take free, online courses take the time to read the privacy policies, say MOOC experts.
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