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Visiting scholar detained and nearly deported

Texas A&M intervened when French Holocaust scholar headed to a conference was blocked from leaving the airport.

Research confirms that professors lean left, but questions assumptions about what this means for conservatives

DeVos accusation that faculty members seek to tell students what to think renews debate, on which research is plentiful. Studies say professors lean left but challenge idea that this results in indoctrination or harms conservatives.

Email from historians' group sparks debate about individual liability insurance offered by professional associations

Email from historians' group sparks debate about individual liability insurance offered by professional associations and whether faculty members need this kind of coverage.

Tweet suggests Olympic sports for academics

Scholar suggests competitive sports for professors.

Author discusses book about how academics should use social media

Author discusses book on how and why academics should use social media for scholarly purposes.

Law professor responds to students who complained about her Black Lives Matter shirt

When students complained about a Black Lives Matter shirt, she responded in a letter now going viral, but without any identification. We'll tell you who she is.

Author discusses his new book about why higher education matters

Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

Chancellor's smartphone action during graduation sparks a conversation about higher education etiquette and netiquette

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Chancellor's smartphone action during recent graduation ceremony sparks conversation about academics' etiquette and netiquette (and lack thereof). 

Study finds British academics skip lunch

Study finds that British academics tend to eat at their desks, and this contributes to the way they view academe.

New paper argues for a bigger focus on the human elements that can make or break team interdisciplinary science

New paper argues for a bigger focus on the social factors that can make or break interdisciplinary teams in the social, national and computational sciences.

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