Carl Straumsheim

Carl Straumsheim, Technology Reporter, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2013. He got his start in journalism as a video game blogger for Norway's third largest paper, Dagbladet, at age 15, and has since dabbled in media criticism, investigative reporting and political coverage. Straumsheim (pronounced STRAWMS-hyme) boasts that he once received a perfect score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, which enabled him to pursue a bachelor's degree in English from LaGrange College and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park.


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Most Recent Articles

August 19, 2013
College readiness initiative -- focused on leveraging programs and resources to drive college-going for all students -- was particularly successful with African-American and Latino students.
August 16, 2013
U. of South Florida vice provost steps down after budget measures upend his five-year strategic plan. With less austere measures now on the table, did he resign too soon?
August 15, 2013
After being punished for interrupting a pro-Israel speaker, students accuse Florida Atlantic University of violating their First Amendment rights.
May 21, 2013
The State University of New York changes its mind about closing one of its hospitals, but some unions fear the cutbacks could be equally painful.
May 20, 2013
Former New Mexico Governor Garrey Carruthers earlier this month won a 3-to-2 vote to become the next president of New Mexico State University, but his political baggage has been met by protests from some faculty members.
May 16, 2013
Faculty members at the University of Oklahoma raise concerns about President David L. Boren's recent administrative appointments -- and a key departure.
May 9, 2013
Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.
May 7, 2013
As colleges cut hours of part-time instructors, would recommending favorites to nearby institutions be a good reward for them -- or would it simply give the institutions more power over non-tenure-track faculty?
May 6, 2013
Professors at U. of Texas say that proposed conflict-of-interest rules would infringe on their privacy and academic freedom.
May 3, 2013
Johns Hopkins University shutters its master's program in science writing for a year to retool it for undergraduates.


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