On National ‘Day of Action for Higher Ed,’ Some Rally, Others Strike

Demonstrations, teach-ins and a graduate-worker walkout highlighted a union-supported, multi-campus event Wednesday designed to push back against attacks on academic freedom, job security and academe more broadly.

Faculty Unions Seeking Formal AI Guidelines

Most faculty union contracts make no mention of artificial intelligence, but rising concerns about faculty autonomy and job security are starting to shape discussions about labor protections.

Academic Success Tip: Teaching Introverts Confidence and Community

A course at Worcester Polytechnic Institute helps students feel comfortable in their personality type and learn professional skills.

Report: Cost of College, Stress Pushes Students to Consider Stopping Out

New survey data identifies trends among students who left college and those who are still enrolled but seriously consider leaving.

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California Should Create a New ‘New College’

In condemning Republican assaults on higher ed, we should ask too what Democrats are doing to defend it, Paul Hansen writes.

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Higher Ed on the Hot Seat (Again)

Columbia’s president has a chance to tell a different story during today’s Congressional hearing on antisemitism, Teresa Valerio Parrot and Erin A. Hennessy write.

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Teaching for Tomorrow’s Employment Landscape

Preparing undergraduates for the jobs of the future.

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Campuses, Climate Change and ‘How Infrastructure Works’

Understanding how the infrastructural systems that enable our campuses to run are dependent on stable climate.

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No More Job Postings

After Letitia Henville heard many grad students say they didn’t apply for positions she knew they qualified for, she took a new approach to the hiring process.

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How Can We Address Campus Conflict?

Megan Halteman Zwart provides advice on how to create conditions that help all students to learn amid culture wars and national controversies.

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    Our approach to dealing with fraud needs an overhaul. In today’s Academic Minute, part of Scripps College Week, Stacey Wood puts together the evidence to show us why.

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    Why do some chromosomes act selfishly? In today’s Academic Minute, part of Scripps College Week, Patrick Ferree finds out.

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