Curriculum

Curriculum

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?

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October 15, 2018
College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.
August 17, 2018
College says it's eliminating programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down.
August 14, 2018
In an era of dangerous backsliding by our government and demagogues around the world, students must help fight for fundamental freedoms and protections, argue Barbara Frey and Laura Bloomberg.
August 7, 2018
Houston area colleges and universities are working across sectors and sharing information and data to improve student outcomes.
August 6, 2018
What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.
August 2, 2018
If we brand our colleagues our enemies and make winning a social media altercation more crucial than the common good, then collegial compromise, negotiation and tolerance will be stamped out, argues Richard Utz.
June 6, 2018
The world's largest social media company is partnering with community colleges and sharing a curriculum for digital advertising and media training.
April 5, 2018
In an era of record student debt and continuing retention challenges, it's worth asking whether we might find ways to cut general-education requirements by half, argues Zachary Michael Jack.
March 28, 2018
Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest?
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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