University of Southern Maine student Nathan Henry, a young white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and backward baseball cap, receives a nasal swab from a health-care worker wearing blue protective gear during COVID-19 testing.
Jan 06, 2023
Bachelor’s programs in public health have surpassed master’s degrees in popularity. What does that mean for a field that desperately needs more workers?


March 2, 2020
We in academe must do more to ensure today’s students become tomorrow’s skilled thinkers. Fortunately, we are in a position to do so without having to overturn the current higher education system or break the bank, writes Jonathan Haber.
February 19, 2020
What appeared during the 1980s to be an invigorating and just revision of a narrow curriculum has turned out to be no curriculum at all, writes Mark Bauerlein.
February 10, 2020
We should redesign gen ed so that it doesn't package students' learning in a way that treats them as uninterested, unintellectual and incapable, argues Paul Hanstedt.
January 10, 2020
Saint Peter's administrators believe students benefit when an institution has mutual economic interests with its host city. As a result, the university is aligning its strategic plan with Jersey City.
December 13, 2019
With guidance from industry, faculty members at the City University of New York system are designing new curricula in data science and cybersecurity.
November 5, 2019
Supporters of Ohio State plan to create undergraduate degree program in esports believe it will produce versatile and employable graduates for fast-growing gaming industry. Opponents say gaming as a scholarly pursuit has no place in academe.
October 14, 2019
We're not teaching students enough about weapons of mass destruction -- and it shows, warns Sarah Bidgood.
September 30, 2019
Our strong suit is the pilgrimage, the journey, and we ought not forget it, warns Erik Gilbert.
August 5, 2019
In an upcoming book, Chester Finn Jr. and Andrew Scanlan of the Fordham Institute analyze the College Board’s most prosperous program, including which students it’s helping and hurting.
July 30, 2019
Report finds career and technology education courses have a higher wage return for those with no college degree than academic ones.


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