18 février 2017

Christian Colleges in the Age of Trump

HomeBy Thomas Albert Howard. Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and “red-state” America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion. Read more...

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Trump's Entry Ban Remains Blocked

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A federal appeals court ruled today to keep in place a temporary restraining order barring the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order barring entry into the U.S. for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read more...

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Cross-Country (and Credit-Bearing) Collaboration

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Boise State offers a Harvard Business School course (supplemented by Idaho university's own faculty experts) for credit to its students. Read more...

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Trial and Error: Scheduling Assessments

HomeBy Doug Lederman. In a new feature, we explain how Western Governors University revamped its system for helping students set up 30,000 assessments a month. Read more...

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Bracing for Black Bloc

HomeBy Emily Tate. Recent violent protests by off-campus anarchist groups, most notably at Berkeley, are sparking renewed conversations among college law enforcement officials about campus preparedness. Read more...

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Study: Teaching and Research Not Tied

HomeBy Emily Tate. Two Northwestern University researchers found that skilled scholars do not come at the expense of quality instructors, or vice versa. Read more...

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Beginning of a Movement

HomeBy Emily Tate. Tens of thousands of students and academics join Women’s March on Washington. Read more...

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Trump Backlash at Howard

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus. Read more...

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Decision Day for DeVos

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate education committee is set to vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos in an unusually contentious confirmation process for an education secretary. Read more...

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Communication Chill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As EPA freezes grants, agencies issue internal guidance to employees on outside communications, stirring fears of political interference in science. Read more...

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