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Bosco Tjan, a noted psychology researcher, was killed in the building where he worked.
University presidents articulate specific commitments to support undocumented immigrant students, but in many cases eschew the term -- “sanctuary campus” -- preferred by activists.
After killing of Wayne State officer and attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.
Ohio State administrator criticized those who were celebrating the death of student who was killed as he was stabbing others.
New book about balancing work and home life as an academic scientist warns that failure to address the challenge will cost institutions and science as a whole.
Researcher sees his experience as emblematic of challenges of publishing interdisciplinary science.

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What is higher education’s version of the minimum viable product -- the smallest, simplest unit that meets the public’s needs? Developing it will be a key goal for college leaders over the next decade, Ryan Craig argues.
After the presidential election, how do faculty members most effectively teach students in a divisive climate? Shontavia Johnson and Jennifer Harvey provide concrete advice.

Career Advice

Shannon Craigo-Snell suggests ways that scholars, especially marginalized ones, can solicit strong letters of recommendation.
Faculty members often seem to lack insight into how to write strong letters on their students’ behalf, writes Manya Whitaker, who offers 10 guidelines for improvement.

Blogs

The World View

December 4, 2016
University rankings are largely based on what can be measured rather than what is necessarily relevant and important to the university.

Law, Policy -- and IT?

December 4, 2016
Crime, banks and the Internet

Confessions of a Community College Dean

December 1, 2016
ASAP, a dog in need and more.  

Technology and Learning

December 1, 2016
What does your college do better than anyone else?

Library Babel Fish

December 1, 2016
A Stanford study finds students are really bad at evaluating sources. But how do we get them to care?

Mama PhD

December 1, 2016
Facing the real challenges.

GradHacker

December 1, 2016
How does your life influence your graduate school experience?

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

December 1, 2016
Should higher ed move beyond the branded house versus house of brands discussion and develop its own framework for brand architecture?

Just Visiting

November 30, 2016
If you work at a non-elite public institution, the revenue picture is bleak and getting bleaker.

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