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Growth of Illinois's MOOC-powered M.B.A. degree exceeds university's expectations

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The University of Illinois's iMBA program offers encouraging news about the viability of graduate degrees built on MOOCs.

American University student government launches campaign for mandatory trigger warnings

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American U student government launches campaign in support of mandatory trigger warnings -- despite a recently reaffirmed faculty stance against them.

New grants to help institutions embed Reacting to the Past, other high-impact teaching practices in undergraduate curriculum

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New series of grants seek to help institutions embed Reacting to the Past and other high-impact teaching practices in the undergraduate curriculum.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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