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U of Vermont medical school to get rid of all lecture courses

U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.

U of Chicago professors issue letter on safe spaces and trigger warnings

More than 150 faculty members offer new students a different view on safe spaces, trigger warnings and diversity.

Flier campaign at Michigan State targets Hispanic professor who advises Trump

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Flier campaign at Michigan State targets a Hispanic professor who advises Donald Trump.

Lego-inspired social media character reveals the gallows humor of grad school life

A "hollow head struggling to make it through a blocky world" helps one Ph.D. student and his many followers cope with graduate school's challenges.

Crop of 'anti-union' university websites sparks criticism from proponents of graduate assistant unions

Crop of university 'anti-union' university websites sparks criticism from proponents of graduate assistant unions.

U of Chicago letter to new students on safe spaces sets off intense debate

The university's note to new students sets off national debate on safe spaces, trigger warnings and more. Presidents of Bowdoin and Yale, with different tone, urge engagement with uncomfortable ideas.

U Michigan has one of the country's oldest graduate student unions and that hasn't held it back

Critics of this week's NLRB decision in favor of graduate student unions at private institutions say it could turn graduate education upside down. But that hasn't happened on a campus with one of country's oldest public-sector graduate employee unions.

U of Chicago warns incoming students not to expect safe spaces or trigger warnings

After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

Charles Sykes takes higher education to task once again with a new book

Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

Traditional colleges enter the coding boot camp market

Traditional colleges including Northeastern University and Bellevue College are entering the coding boot camp market by partnering with boot camp providers or by creating their own programs.

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