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Britain, Canada, France and Germany all launch funding programs to recruit foreign researchers. Will they succeed in capitalizing on perceptions of the U.S. as a less attractive place for research?
Associate and four-year degrees lead to a growing share of well-paying jobs, study finds, as struggles increase for workers with only a high school credential.
Who says lab work is just for natural scientists? Interdisciplinary social sciences lab at Northeastern U challenges prevailing norms.
Administrators at Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they are “floored” by the quality of students in its half online, half in-person master's degree program. Expansion plans are in the works.
Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.

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Scott McLemee writes of the recent passing of George A. Romero, the “godfather of zombie film,” and how his work was simultaneously horrific and satirical.

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David Shorter offers advice on what you might do between now and the next academic hiring season to help land a new job.

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Confessions of a Community College Dean

July 25, 2017
When chairs need replacements.  

Just Visiting

July 24, 2017
What's up when students are silent?

Rethinking Research

July 24, 2017
Giving researchers the data skills they need to share, review, and validate each other’s work, writes Erin Becker. .  

University of Venus

July 23, 2017
The campus qualities that really matter.  

The World View

July 23, 2017
We are insufficiently motivated to pause and engage in slower, more rational thinking. Instead we seek immediate gratification, cognitive ease and simple explanations.

Law, Policy -- and IT?

July 23, 2017
When will we ever learn?  

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