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Research and the Real World

University scientists have shown that they’re good at turning research into products. But are those scientists, and their funders, making the same effort to turn their work into solutions for society's problems? Read the answers in this special Chronicle report.

 

 

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Mapping the New Education Landscape

The Chronicle's Re:Learning project provides stories and analysis about this change moment for learning and offers a forum where professors, administrators, and ed-tech leaders can debate the future of higher education.

 

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Advice

Academic Job Hunts From Hell

In a continuing series, David D. Perlmutter explores the less-than-pleasant aspects of the faculty job hunt for candidates.

 

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Advice

Scholars Talk Writing

In this continuing series, Rachel Toor interviews scholars about their writing process and influences. Recent columns have featured interviews with Anthony Grafton, Sam Wineburg, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Camille Paglia.

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Careers in Academe

This special supplement features advice and opinion columns written by academics and former academics about a wide range of career issues facing tenured and tenure-track professors, adjuncts, graduate students, administrators, and Ph.D.s seeking nonacademic careers.

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News

In Context: Race on Campus  

A collection of recent news and commentary from The Chronicle can provide a starting point for discussion of what might be done to improve the climate and conditions on your own campus. 

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Special Reports

Diversity in Academe: Transgender on Campus

View the rest of our coverage of the voices of transgender students and academics as they gain visibility on campuses and elsewhere.

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The Killings at Umpqua

Read our coverage of the shootings at Umpqua Community College

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Students

In Context: Today's Anguished Students -- and How to Help Them  

Explore the forces behind the growing wave of students with mental-health struggles, and what innovative campuses are doing about it. 

 

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Special Reports

Next: The Credentials Craze

A special report on badges, certificates, and microdegrees—and how colleges aren't the only gatekeepers any longer.

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Special Reports

Diversity in Academe: First-Generation Students

This special report focuses on the challenges facing first-generation students, whose numbers are growing as demographics shift.

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Special Reports

The Almanac of Higher Education 2015-16

See the latest figures on salaries, enrollment, endowments, and graduation rates, along with new data on scholarly productivity, Pell Grant recipients, and outcomes for students at two-year colleges.

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Publishing

In Context: How Can You Fix Your Writing?  

Download a booklet that’s designed to be shared. In it, Pinker diagnoses what ails academic writing, and then four experts offer advice on potential cures.

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Special Reports

Great Colleges to Work For 2015

See the complete list of colleges and exceptional performers on the Honor Roll, search particular categories, see how answers to questions differed among types of employees, and learn about the survey's methodology. ModernThink LLC administered the survey for The Chronicle and compiled all survey-related content.

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Special Reports

The Digital Campus: Tech Innovators 2015

Learn about cutting-edge developments and how to make your campus more digital in theThe Chronicle’s 2015 Digital Campus Report.



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Students

A Reader's Guide to Campus Sexual Assault  

Campus sexual assault is a focus of public discussion, and colleges are under pressure to improve prevention and response. Download a Chronicle primer that you can share with colleagues.

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Special Reports

The Trends Report: 10 Key Shifts in Higher Education

The Chronicle’s Trends Report is a resource that college leaders will open again and again during the year to help them rise to new challenges.

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Technology

A Guide to the Flipped Classroom  

We've compiled a booklet, downloadable below, designed to serve as a quick primer on this growing—and sometimes controversial—teaching approach. It contains several recent articles and essays from The Chronicle, along with a list of links for further reading

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Special Reports

Diversity in Academe: Black Men on Campus

In this special report, we’ve looked beyond statistics for stories that capture the complexity of black men’s experiences in academe.