The Ticker

Monmouth U. Will Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Building

The New Jersey university said it sought to foster a “comprehensive and balanced understanding” of the former president, including his segregationist views.

The Ticker

67 Colleges Will Take Part in Education Dept.'s Pell-for-Prisoners Program

The pilot program's rollout comes more than 20 years after Congress prohibited inmates from receiving the grants.

The Ticker

Grambling State President Resigns After Less Than a Year in Office

The historically black university's Faculty Senate in February voted no confidence in Willie D. Larkin.

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

Make a More Inclusive Syllabus with Tulane's Accessible Syllabus Project

Tulane's Accessible Syllabus project assembles handy resources for making any syllabus more accessible, inclusive, and engaging.

ProfHacker

Preparing for the Press: How to Talk to Reporters

Talking to reporters needn't be terrifying. Here are some links with suggests for preparing.

ProfHacker

Open Thread Wednesday: Digital Life After Death

Maha Bali asks what happens to our digital identities and property when we die? Our website, domain names, and our Amazon and iTunes libraries?

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.

Lingua Franca

Living in Latin

Is it worth learning to order coffee in Latin? Ann Patty explains the value.

Lingua Franca

Half Time for WOTY

Your help is invited in choosing not only a Word of the Year for 2016, but also better categories for nominees, says Allan Metcalf.

Lingua Franca

And Loving It

Until recently, Ben Yagoda thought that the most important determinant of a strong writer was natural aptitude, informed by a few characteristics like intelligence and a good ear. But there's something more ...