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Professors fight face-to-face spring teaching mandates

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Professors and graduate students urge caution on spring plans for in-person instruction.

Marquette faces student and faculty pushback for planned cuts

Marquette is eyeing deep faculty cuts. An undergraduate says she was targeted for discipline because she questioned the administration.

The power of active learning during remote instruction

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

Unmasking another white professor allegedly posing as a person of color

Furman professor resigns suddenly after an anonymous critic outs her as white, not Chicana, as she'd claimed.

Long-term online learning in pandemic may impact students' well-being

With some colleges and universities planning to continue online learning into the spring, students are now looking at over a year of learning from home. How will their well-being and academics be affected?

Scholars talk about being Black on campus in 2020

Scholars discuss what it’s like to be a Black professor in 2020, who should be doing antiracist work on campus and why diversity interventions that attempt to “fix” Black academics for a rigged game miss the point entirely.

Large-scale study backs up other research showing relative declines in women's research productivity during COVID-19

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Large-scale study backs up other research showing relative declines in women's research productivity during COVID-19.

COVID-19 forces college libraries to quarantine textbooks, hitting low-income students

Librarians are quarantining print materials for several days between loans to stop the spread of COVID-19. For students who rely on the library to access textbooks, that’s a problem.

Spitzer architecture dean quits in 'profound act of self-preservation'

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City College of New York's new dean of architecture quits after 10 months, saying that structural racism and a lack of support made for a crushing workload and climate.

Female academics saw their own experiences with #manterrupting in this week's vice presidential debate

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Female academics saw their own experiences in the vice presidential debate's gendered and racialized dynamics.

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